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Roanoke Garage, 31 W. Willow Grove Ave., has been a staple in Chestnut Hill for 68 years. The D'Amico family has owned and operated this small garage and kept engines running in the community for all of it. more
The Chestnut Hill community is known for its beautiful gardens, and for the past 24 years local landscaper Susan Galka has brought botanical dreams to life with her company Romancing the … more
One day last March, just about the time the pandemic was starting, Isaiah Gregory was cleaning his car and posted it on Instagram. “People started contacting me, asking how much I would charge to do their car,” said Gregory, “but then I started doing much more than cleaning." more
I have driven by the O & F Farmstand at 7639 Germantown Ave. at the intersection with Cresheim Valley Drive on the border that separates Chestnut Hill from Mt. Airy hundreds of times over the years, as I am sure many other area residents have done, and wondered who owns it. more
After operating at 8419 Germantown Avenue since 1987, Bird in Hand Consignment Shop will be moving to a new and more spacious location at 9 West Highland Street. more
As trash piled up last year, people realized they could reduce the load by composting. Bennett Composting sometimes made up to 4,000 stops a week. more
You could say that Vince DesRosiers is counterintuitive. Vince and his best friends, brothers Chris and Eric Endrikat, opened the New Ridge Brewing Company on June 26, 2020. more
Robin Tasco, a master electrician and ardent craftsman for over 30 years, was driving along Germantown Avenue when she noticed the many vacant storefronts the pandemic left in its wake. That was all she needed to set the wheels in motion. more
Fairmount Bark provides boarding for a night or a week or two; day care, including day care home visits by staff members; bathing; and all grooming services except for hair cutting. more
Cynthia Fillmor began working at Windfall Gallery in 2007, then took over the business from Kaye Baluarte when she retired in January of 2014. Baluarte had opened Windfall in 1984. more
Malelani Café is a charming BYOB restaurant, café and music venue that has been doing business at 6734 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy since 2014. more
Most readers of this newspaper are surely familiar with the name Albany, the capital of New York State, but most are probably not familiar with the name Michael Albany, a long-time Mt. Airy professional photographer with a seemingly endless list of business clients. more
Philadelphia has backyard gardens and open park space or lots across most neighborhoods, and relatively low use of pesticides, making it a relatively friendly habitat for honeybees. more
Beer making is generally thought of as a male enterprise, but as with many other industries and professions, that has been slowly changing. more
Here is a riddle: Who has the nerve to open a dance studio in the middle of a pandemic? Answer: Lydia Robinson, a Mt. Airy resident for the past 20 years. more
I pulled up to Caspian Grille in Lafayette Hill, hungry and anticipating a homemade chicken gyro. more
They say that behind every successful man there is a woman. In this story, there is a woman behind every successful cheese. more
The Mt. Airy Taproom opened on Friday the 13th (isn't that bad luck?) of September, 2019. It was doing a solid business with the Mt. Airy crowd until the pandemic struck six months after its debut. more
Attic Brewing Company has not only not laid anyone off, but they have doubled the size of their team and partnered with over a dozen local organizations and donated more than $14,000 to Germantown non-profits last year. more
I have a feeling that when the pandemic is over, one of the most popular gathering places in Northwest Philly will be Young American Hard Cider, which opened last November at 6350 Germantown Ave. (at Duval), close to the border dividing Germantown from Mt. Airy. more
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