Features
232 results total, viewing 121 - 140
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy celebrated the 10th anniversary of its distinctive program for teaching entrepreneurship this year with the announcement of a $3 million gift from former board chair Dick Hayne. more
Philadelphia-based band I Think Like Midnight headlines the first edition of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s 2022 Summer Concerts series in Pastorius Park on June 15 at 7:30 p.m. The presenting sponsor is Chestnut Hill Hospital, and admission is free.  more
Wendy Weinstein credits the upsurge in going gray not just to the pandemic, but to it becoming a hot trend among people under 30. more
After two years off because of the pandemic, Mount Airy Home Companion is scheduled to perform June 11 at 7:30 p.m. and June 12 at 2 p.m. at Allens Lane Art Center in West Mt. Airy. more
Mt. Airy's Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its “Season XII: Breaking the Cycle,” with repertory productions of Pearl Cleage's “Flyin' West,” which continues through June … more
Bridget Irons, who has lived in Chestnut Hill for all of her 79 years, has lots of hobbies and interests.  more
Four African American women, three sisters and a grandmother flee the South after the Civil War to find peace, prosperity and dignity. That is the hopeful story of "Flyin' West" (1990) by Pearl Cleage which opened at Quintessence Theatre this weekend, part of their final repertory pairing of the season. more
The Historical Society of Montgomery County executive director Barry Rauhauser will lead a guided walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery on June 14 to watch the rising of the full moon. more
The Philadelphia Orchestra ended its online “Digital Stage” season this past weekend with the broadcast of a concert filmed in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. more
As we honor the McCauslands, Bonnie and Peter, Chris and Elizabeth, we appreciate their impact on Chestnut Hill now and far into its future.  more
City Councilmember Cindy Bass committed to contributing capital funding to move pickleball courts from the Water Tower Recreation Center during a Monday night meeting and said that her office would work to create more pickleball courts across the 8th Councilmanic District. more
When Chestnut Hill's Beth Ann Margolis Rupp tells how someone felt her forehead for horns after learning she was Jewish, she has more humor than resentment. more
Norman Aaron Newberg, a Mt. Airy resident, author, and University of Pennsylvania professor who trained a generation of educators, died in his sleep on May 8 at age 87. more
Even before pandemic shutdowns, historic house museums were having a rough time. But our local house museums are working hard to buck that trend, including those in Historic Germantown. more
The Woodmere Art Museum’s 80th Annual Juried Exhibition, which starts on Saturday, examines migration as an act of movement - between places, identities and memories. more
Before you head out the door this summer, make sure you grab the bug spray. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania leads the nation in confirmed Lyme disease. more
As most fashionistas already know, style trends tend to cycle in decades. So it’s no surprise that this year Y2K style is back in full force, including some familiar shoe styles.  more
Lin's new book, “Beethoven in Beijing: Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's Historic Journey,” was just released May 24 by Temple University Press. more
« Prev | 1 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 12 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.