CHCA to honor 3 with community awards at Black and White Gala

News | October 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro When the Chestnut Hill Community Association holds its annual Black and White Gala this Saturday, Oct. 14, the organization will recognize three local notables with community awards. The awards, which had in the past been given during presentations at the organization’s annual meeting, were moved to the gala to raise the profile […]

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Popular Hill tavern to close after six decades

Featured Post, News | October 11th, 2017 | 4 Comments

by Elizabeth Coady After serving up draft and bottled brews and mixed drinks for six decades, the owners of Towey’s Tavern are announcing a “last call” to the Chestnut Hill neighborhood as the old-school bar closes at 2 a.m. Oct. 29 for the final time. Beset by changing drinking habits and the craft brew craze, […]

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Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s “Night of Lights” tonight

News | October 6th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Many historic buildings along Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill will be illuminated by historic photos from the collection of the Chestnut Hill Conservancy. The event will kick off officially on Friday, Oct. 6 with a “flip of the switch” at 6:30 p.m. in front of Phantastic Phinds, 8219 Germantown Ave. Dubbed “Night of Lights,” the […]

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CHCA hears plans for Harry Potter Festival

News | October 4th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample  With the annual Harry Potter Festival set to start in just two weeks, the Chestnut Hill Business District presented its plans for the event’s structure to the board of the Chestnut Hill Community Association during its monthly meeting on Sept. 28. Martha Sharkey, executive director of the Chestnut Hill Business District, was […]

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Bjorn & Co. returns to permanent home on the Avenue

News | October 4th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady Jon and Carolyn Bjornson have successfully raised a family and created a life together now going on three decades and counting. So when they opened Bjorn & Co., their new “affordable art” store at 8140 Germantown Ave., the husband-and-wife duo just took their happy collaboration to the next level. “We were both […]

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