Hill café names new latte for CHC president

Business | May 2nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Poppy’s Café, in the Market at the Fareway, unveiled its newest drink, the “Sister Carol Jean Bean,” a red velvet latte named after Chestnut Hill College’s long-standing president, Sister Carol Jean Vale, Ph.D. A brief celebration was held in front of Poppy’s on Friday, April 26, to commemorate Vale. Members of the […]

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CHBA advances sustainability efforts through Green Business on the Hill

Business | April 19th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Philip Dawson, Executive Director, Chestnut Hill Business District This Earth Day, the Chestnut Hill Business Association is making an unprecedented commitment to advancing sustainability with the launch of its first-ever green business certification program. Green Business on the Hill is a new initiative that recognizes merchants who take meaningful steps toward incorporating sustainability in […]

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Carman’s building, not business, for sale

Business, News | April 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro A recent post on the online neighborhood forum Nextdoor announcing the listing of the building that houses Carman’s Shoe Repair, 8111 Germantown Ave., suggested Carmen Notarianni Jr. might be selling his business or retiring. Notarianni told the Local last week that he has no plans to sell his business or retire. Carman’s […]

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Getting to know the Chestnut Hill Business District

Business | April 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Philip Dawson, Executive Director, Chestnut Hill Business District One of the many positive changes in the newly redesigned Chestnut Hill Local is the more prominent focus it gives the business community on a regular basis. As Executive Director of the Chestnut Hill Business District, I am especially excited by the prospect of cultivating a […]

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