Hill artist combines great skill with religious message

Community | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear There are a myriad of talented artists, painters, sculptors and illustrators in the Chestnut Hill area, but lifelong Chestnut Hill resident Ned McConaghy, 35, may be the only one who has married brilliant artistic ability with a profoundly religious message, as so many of the legendary masters did in the Middle Ages, […]

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Is your child sleep-deprived? Local expert has solution

Business | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear You know you are a mother when your fantasies are about sleeping.” “I really think that tossing and turning all night long should be considered exercise.” Who hasn’t been sleep-deprived at some point in your life, especially if you are the parent of a young child? Millions of Americans take sleeping pills […]

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Enza in Wyndmoor: “This is a marathon, not a sprint”

Table Hopping | February 20th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear As the Inquirer’s restaurant columnist Michael Klein recently wrote, “Springfield Township, Montgomery County, is not exactly a hotbed of restaurant activity.” That is precisely why a group of developers and restaurant professionals with a history of success in Philly decided to open Enza in October of last year as part of a […]

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New book about classic rock music from local history prof

Books | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Lots of Baby Boomers (and others, both older and younger) are fans of classic rock music, but Stephen Tow, a musician and walking encyclopedia of classic rock, puts them all to shame. Tow, 57, a history professor at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, will be releasing his newest book nationwide on Feb. […]

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Musical businessman aims to please — and to squeeze!

Business | February 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear What is the definition of a gentleman? Someone who knows how to play the accordion but doesn’t. Michael “Bellows” Bulboff was born in Roxborough Hospital; his father’s family has lived at Paoli and Ridge in Roxborough for his entire life (39 years), and he still loves biking along Forbidden Drive and the […]

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New theater company started by Mt. Airy actress, 22

Arts | February 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Community theaters like Stagecrafters in Chestnut Hill, Allens Lane Theater in Mt. Airy and Old Academy Players in East Falls have been entertaining theatergoers for many decades, but there is a new theatrical kid in town, the Sine Timore Theatre Company, whose next production, “Matilda the Musical,” will be performed Friday, Feb. […]

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