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Christa Barfield had no more desire to be a farmer when she was growing up than she did to be a coal miner.  more
COVID hit just as the industry was gaining steam, forcing new business owners to adapt in ways that industry experts say are likely to stick.  more
“I first came to Philadelphia with a boyfriend and I immediately fell in love with the city’s architecture,” Jett-Lim said. “I wandered around Center City charmed by the Art Museum area and I attended concerts at Curtis Institute.” more
Five of the 16 new businesses that have opened in Chestnut Hill since the pandemic began are Black-owned and in Mt. Airy, a similar corps of new enterprises have also set up shop.  more
The Rounds, a zero-waste refill and delivery service for the stuff you use every day, just expanded into Northwest Philadelphia. The Rounds is building the future of sustainable city living by … more
Shortly after we met, Rochelle “Shelley” Brenner said to me: “Have you noticed that I am small?” Actually, I did notice. Brenner, the owner of Action Karate at 11 West Mt. … more
While this news is an unwelcome shock to a long list of loyal customers, it isn’t to Phil Taylor and Madeline Rambo-Colisto, the shop’s mechanic and office manager. more
Adelinas, Chestnut Hill's newest restaurant, can be found at the corner of Germantown and E. Southampton Avenues. more
Anyone who has ever owned a restaurant has probably felt at some point that someone was driving nails into their head. Working around the clock, including nights, weekends and holidays (when most … more
Since 2015, Weavers Way Co-op has been offering shoppers on a limited income a 10 percent discount on the high-quality, nutritious food that is their specialty. And as of September, the stores have been taking it a step further - pushing that discount up to 15 percent. more
The event last year marked a soft opening for the used bookstore. For a $5 donation, the Friends will set you up on a Blind Date with a Book. more
The Palmers, who will be teaching an in-person class for Mt. Airy Learning Tree on Feb. 10 entitled “Shaken, Stirred and Strained: Gin 101,” are the co-owners of Palmer Distilling Company, a small craft distillery at 376 Shurs Lane in Manayunk. more
The clinic treats thousands of injured, sick, and injured animals annually.  more
Participating shops include Sara Campbell, Bohemian Pink, J.McLaughlin, Jonesy’s Accessories and TC Unlimited, all of which will be offering high quality merchandise within the reach of every budget. more
The Chestnut Hill Business Association is bringing back one of its favorite annual events, Chestnut Hill On Ice. The two-day event will take place along Germantown Avenue between Rex and Willow Grove Avenues on Friday, Jan. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 30, from noon to 5 p.m. more
On Friday, Jan. 7, Chestnut Hill Hospital Nursing Director Julie Munger walked into work wearing her favorite gray Adidas sneakers. Her workday proceeded like most others until she received a phone … more
Both Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy experienced some unusual crime this week, with an overnight burglary at Baker Street Bread and El Poquito Sunday that left the contents of a broken cash register … more
The financially ailing Berks County-based health system has been trying to sell the local community hospital since the fall of 2020. more
“Being a mother myself, I know how challenging it can be just trying to exercise, let alone do anything without your newborn child." more
This is the story of one woman’s mission, a mission that called her to a craft, then a career, and finally, to a dream she has just recognized. more
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