Hill businesses at forefront of ‘green’ trends

Business | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Meredith Bernstein According to ReFED, a nonprofit organization that specializes in food waste reduction, the U.S. wastes about 63 million tons of food every year. The restaurant industry accounts for 11.4 tons a year at a cost of $25 billion. In response to reports like this and others regarding the state of sustainable practices […]

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Communities thrive with the help of Ten Thousand Villages

Business | June 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Meredith Bernstein In 2003, Ten Thousand Villages found its home in Chestnut Hill. When customers come into the shop, they don’t just get gifts. They also get the experience of connecting with different cultures from around the world. The store, at 8331 Germantown Ave., is a colorful collection of woven baskets from Uganda, fine […]

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Glenna Stone moves to larger quarters

Business | May 31st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Though she recently celebrated the opening of a new location for her business on May 16, Glenna Stone is no stranger to Chestnut Hill. A Hill resident for nine years before moving to Wyndmoor, Stone had been operating her self-named interior-design store on West Highland Avenue for approximately two-and-a-half years before deciding […]

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Local leaves TV career to open Pure Barre studio

Business | May 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark “Pure Barre doesn’t get easier, you just get stronger,” said Liz Achée, owner of Pure Barre Chestnut Hill. Located at 909 E Willow Grove Ave. in Wyndmoor, Pure Barre is getting set for its soft opening on Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 9. Back in 2013, Achée’s Pure Barre experience began […]

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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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