Mt. Airy/Germantown
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Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. After more than a year of getting hammered by the Covid pandemic, small business owners deserve all the love they can get this year on Small Business … more
In the era of Covid, the word “carrier” tends to take on a negative connotation, but when it comes to the term “mail carriers,” Tom and Jen Hasson are just what the doctor ordered for mail customers on their respective routes in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. more
If you think you’re noticing an uptick in the number of Black female shop owners in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy in recent years, you’re not imagining things. more
A Philadelphia City Council committee approved legislation to make these “streeteries” a permanent fixture in some parts of the city last week – a move that many in the Northwest say is a very good thing. more
Whether you’re shopping for a unique gift or browsing so you can drop hints when someone asks what you’d like for a present, the artwork and handcrafts on the Hill this season will draw you in. more
Things to see and do as the holidays arrive. more
Quintessence's Little Women: The Broadway Musical, Dec. 1-31 at the Sedgwick Theatre on Germantown Avenue, celebrates its return to in-person theater. more
The Philadelphia Historical Commission unanimously decided to add the French Village Historic District to the city’s Register of Historic Places on Friday morning, completing a more than ten year process to get historic protections for the Mt. Airy neighborhood. more
As a result of the federal infrastructure bill passed last week, the Nicetown Community Development Corporation will receive $1 million to develop a sports court beneath the elevated Roosevelt Boulevard. more
Ronald Johnson is candid about his past because he is on a mission to convince other youths with troubled personal histories that they can also turn their lives around.  more
Qadr went missing from the 300 block of Glen Echo Road on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 21. She was last seen walking to the Henry Houston Elementary School on Allens Lane where she is a fifth-grader. more
Neighbors in Mt. Airy’s central business district will likely soon see a taller version of the historic building that once housed the Mt. Airy National Bank at 7208-10 Germantown Ave. Developer … more
Chief Buffy Red Feather Brown, a Mt. Airy resident for 52 years and passionate Native American activist, died at age 93 on Oct. 23 at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice in East Falls. more
Bledar Istrefi came to Philadelphia after winning the immigration lottery in 2004. When he left Albania in 2005 to start a new life in Philadelphia, food was always going to be part of the picture. more
More than 100 people gathered outside the Unitarian Society of Germantown Church on Lincoln Drive last Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the police killing of Walter Wallace, Jr and to call for reforms. more
The closure is from Allens Lane and Emlen Street to Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive.e is expected to remain closed from November 2021 through April 2022. more
Most children can't possibly imagine what career they will eventually pursue as adults (except maybe for Major League baseball players or U.S. President), but from the time Mt. Airy resident Jennifer … more
Philadelphia police still have not found Qadr Williamson, the 10-year-old girl who went missing two weeks ago from the 300 block of Glen Echo Road. more
Lynn Washington was always interested in literature and education, but it wasn’t until she became a Director at the Free Library of Philadelphia, creating graphics and exhibits and promoting … more
The Avenues Café offers Lee Locklear a chance to blend his business acumen and cultural heritage. more
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