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The Rev. Robert Polk, a 94-year-old resident of the Cathedral Village Retirement Community in upper Roxborough, said there were almost no other Black residents when he moved there 20 years ago. more
Northwest Philadelphia has recently lost one of our beloved longtime neighbors, John Rauch. To the world at large, John was one of the 20th century’s most important architects. He had a long … more
For most of us, it's easy to take a flush toilet for granted. more
What gives us that sense of being truly at home? It's different for each of us. more
In "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," Neil Simon sets out to tackle a major social problem. more
Mt. Airy's much-praised racial diversity skipped over the issue of class, says author Abby Perkiss. more
Chestnut Hill's concert season is upon us. more
Because Philadelphia is a city of historical importance, and so many smaller communities within the city have received National Historic District status, most homeowners take great pride in their work. more
Clover Market returns to Chestnut Hill this Sunday, September 11th. more
Despite continuing concerns about COVID,  two Philadelphia area church choirs managed to fulfill their respective dreams of touring England and the Middle East. more
Ambler's Act II Playhouse kicks off its 2022-2023 season with Neil Simon's 1971 comedy masterpiece “The Prisoner of Second Avenue.” more
Musicians across Philadelphia will now once again get the opportunity to compete for cash prizes and other perks in this year’s PHL LIVE Center Stage competition. more
Millions of boys in this country undoubtedly dream of one day being a Major League baseball player. more
The second annual Jabali Jungle event in Germantown celebrated plant and flower shops, and urban farms owned by people of color. more
Days before fire ripped through the historic Hiram Lodge on Germantown Avenue last week, local artist Judy McCabe Jarvis had just captured the building in paint. It was a lucky accident, she said. more
The legendary American “Jazz Age” author F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, “There are no second acts in American lives.” Fitzgerald did not know Harry Groome. more
A few weeks ago, I read an article that reviewed the New York Drawing Center exhibition entitled “The Clamor of Ornament.” It got me thinking about the appearance of interiors and their associated hallmarks. more
Close on the heels of their groundbreaking “Month of Moderns,” Donald Nally and The Crossing returned to the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. more
This summer, Norwood-Fontbonne Academy and Chestnut Hill College formalized a longstanding agreement between the two institutions and established a partnership. more
Heather Gray is a sweet and soft-spoken Chestnut Hill resident who left her job in June as the Chestnut Hill Community Association's director of marketing and communications to work for Comcast. more
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