Burke Bros., Robertson’s get into Mediterranean theme for this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show

Featured Post, News | February 26th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Diane M. Fiske Chris DiVito, landscape architect and chief designer of Burke Brothers, of Wyndmoor, said this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show gives him a chance to create a display that includes some of his family’s personal history in Italy, on the Riviera. The theme of the show, which begins on Saturday, Feb. 29, is […]

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Hospital pulls signage application

Featured Post, News | February 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro After more than 50 neighborhood residents attended a public meeting and questioned a plan by Chestnut Hill Hospital to add numerous and larger signage to its campus, hospital officials said they had pulled their plans with the city. In a letter to the Local this week the hospital’s director of public relations, […]

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Neighbors find planned hospital signage too big, bright, unseemly

Featured Post, News | January 29th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Kate Dolan Neighbors responded unfavorably to a proposed expansion of signage at the Chestnut Hill Hospital and expressed skepticism that Tower Health, which has owned Chestnut Hill Hospital since 2017, is approaching its development in the residential district with the neighborhood’s historic character and maintenance in mind. Chris Heinly, CEO of L&H Companies, a […]

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Germantown’s new brewery in Wayne Junction wants to welcome the community

Featured Post, News | January 23rd, 2020 | Leave a comment

By Sam Newhouse Attic Brewing Company in Germantown opened with some impromptu dinner theater. The brewery celebrated the 100th anniversary of prohibition at their new taproom in the Wayne Junction area on Jan.16, inviting neighbors, craft-beer lovers, and the 300-odd investors who crowd-funded Attic into reality via Instagram. At the end of the night’s festivities, […]

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GFS grad named co-anchor of ‘Weekend Today’

Featured Post, News | January 17th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker, 43, who graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1994, became co-anchor of the Weekend Today show last weekend. The news came shortly after co-anchor Sheinelle Jones’ announcement that she will be stepping away from the show to spend more time with her family. Jones co-anchored […]

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