SLIDESHOW: Fall for the Arts Festival

Featured Post | October 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

FALL FOR THE ARTS: Chestnut Hill’s Germantown Avenue was home to another edition of the always popular Fall for the Arts Festival that saw approximately 20,000 people visit Chestnut Hill for art, food, music and more. Some of the many attractions on the day included Professor Jim Porter’s ‘Traveling Show’ entertained on Germantown Avenue and Germantown […]

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Volunteers donate 110 computers to Houston Elementary School

Featured Post, Schools | August 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak   Students at Henry H. Houston Elementary School, 7300 Rural Lane in Mt. Airy, got a big surprise on their first day of school, Monday, Aug. 27, thanks to The Philadelphia Children’s Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization that supports public schools by installing Internet-ready computers in classrooms and publicly accessible locations. […]

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City closes Devil’s Pool on weekends for safety reasons

Featured Post, News | August 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation announced last week that it would be closing weekend access to the Wissahickon Creek’s notorious Devil’s Pool. The closure, which affects the park’s Orange and White trails, will be enforced through Sunday Sept. 30. “Parks & Recreation is implementing this temporary closure to […]

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Goldman Sachs real estate fund buys Chestnut Hill Village for $170 million

Featured Post, News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Chestnut Hill Village Apartments and Blossom Row, a 45-acre complex consisting of 704 apartment units and 117 two-story rowhomes, was purchased by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate for $170 million, it was announced Wednesday. The sale was completed on July 27. Denver-based Apartment Investment and Management Co. (Aimco) previously purchased […]

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