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Dr. Yasmina Wright was in the third grade the first time she had a thought that would one day lead her to become a dentist.  more
When Atiya Smith first announced her plan to open a women’s fashion boutique in Chestnut Hill, her mother, Claudia Averett, would not hear of it.  But Smith did what many daughters do, and pushed forward anyway. more
Nearly three months after a catastrophic fire ripped through the historic Hiram Lodge in the heart of Chestnut Hill’s business district, destroying El Quetzal, the store is reopening. more
Brian Reisman never thought his business would last 20 years when he opened Hideaway Music Store. more
George Drakopoulos’s Malelani Cafe, located at the corner of Germantown Avenue and Pelham Road, was broken into last Sunday for the second time in about a month. more
It is no secret that the pandemic has been particularly hard on restaurants and other food-related businesses. more
In their heyday, the “soaps,” those once ubiquitous daytime series, offered a steady paycheck for people in the film and television industry. more
Chestnut Hill furniture showrooms are as diverse as homeowners’ lifestyles. more
Clover Market returns to Chestnut Hill this Sunday, September 11th. more
Haitian Catholic priest and accountant the Rev. Joseph Philippe recently visited the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, hoping to add support to the establishment of a public bank. more
The second annual Jabali Jungle event in Germantown celebrated plant and flower shops, and urban farms owned by people of color. more
A week after an early morning fire broke out in the heart of Chestnut Hill’s business district, destroying the historic Hiram Lodge, a representative for the owner said the group plans to rebuild. more
We first learned about Arthur Cavaliere 10 years ago after the Roxborough native and 1998 Central High School graduate opened In Riva restaurant at 4116 Ridge Ave. with business partner Mark Sherman. more
After a five-month search for a new executive director, the Chestnut Hill Business Association has finally found its new leader in recently appointed executive director Courtney O’Neill. more
Chestnut Hill developer Richard Snowden can convert some of his retail spaces over to residential use. more
High Point Cafe, Malelani Cafe and Evo Brick Oven Pizza in Mt. Airy were burglarized Aug. 3  and police continued to search for the thieves. more
New city requirements for lead testing has landlords across Philadelphia falling behind on renewing their rental licenses, some community advocates say. more
Romona Mercer never attended culinary school or enrolled in cooking classes, but today the Mt. Airy resident is head baker and CEO of her own company, Aunt Verlea's Pound Cake Experience. more
A pandemic-inspired surge in entrepreneurship bubbling on Germantown Avenue has led to the opening of, not one, but two quilting shops on Mt. Airy’s main commercial strip.  more
In a summer marked by the return of pre-pandemic festivities, the Go Mt. Airy Supper Sessions are set to transform the community’s busy commercial strip. more
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