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“I work from 5:30 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. If someone invented a 25th hour or an eighth day in the week, I'd be working it,” said Danielle Jowdy. Her shop, Zsa's Ice Cream, at 6616 Germantown … more
It’s 9 a.m. on a Thursday in May in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia and a group of homeschooled young people, ages 4 to 18, are filtering into a building on Pulaski Avenue. Inside, … more
Turtle Ridge brings their expansive folk and bluegrass to Pastorius Park A folk group hailing from “the beautiful hills of Roxborough,” Turtle Ridge performs music steeped in a long … more
For more than a century, the regional rail lines that serve our Northwest neighborhoods have been an integral part of Chestnut Hill. more
Sorry, Dad. I know you weren't a fan of Father's Day. But my colleagues at The Local have challenged me to write about your influence on me. more
Daniel Gwynn, Muti Ajamu-Osagboro, Eddie Ramirez and Chester Hollman III spent 126 combined years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.  more
On April 28, 20 years after the release of the documentary short film Neighbor Ladies, a screening was held. Its themes remain relevant. more
I was rummaging through my basement files last week when I stumbled across the notes of one of my all-time favorite interviews. more
Event hosts include St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Noname Gallery and the Andorra library. more
Nonprofits are always looking for ways to raise funds, but the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund may have a new twist. more
The exhibition, "What is Belonging?" opens with a reception on Saturday, June 8. more
It was a sudden and terrible shock to all those who loved her when 19-year-old Caroline Shea Kyle died in her sleep at home on July 9, 2022. more
Northwest Philadelphia is gearing up for Pride Month, which starts on Saturday, with a calendar full of activities recognizing that love is love. more
The CHCA board voted to recommend approval of a variance for 7929 Roanoke Street, with provisos, for a short-term rental property. more
Chestnut Hill’s three Registered Community Organizations, have arranged for a public meeting on Zoom with City Councilmember Cindy Bass to discuss the proposal. more
The Chestnut Hill VFW is inviting the entire community to participate in a tribute to the fallen soldiers of past wars. more
MarchOnHarrisburg, a nonpartisan good-government watchdog group, hosted a group of about 40 Northwest Philadelphians to learn about ranked-choice voting. more
Despite his success with national directors, Twenty-four-year-old Luke Risher continues to shoot for smaller artists around Philadelphia. more
In dogs, stiffness is the most common sign of Lyme disease, and it can develop fast enough to really surprise you. more
I like to think that I discovered Chestnut Hill area native Craig Shoemaker, who will be performing his stand-up comedy act at Sellersville Theater in Bucks County, about a half-hour drive from … more
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