Mt. Airy pre-computer throwback may just be your type

Mt. Airy | November 17th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Drui Caldwell “I’ve had three other businesses before, but this is the oddest one yet,” Bryan Kravitz said. In this day in age of computers and Smartphones, Philadelphia native Bryan Kravitz buys, sells and repairs typewriters and accepts hand-offs. Yes, the old boxy machines into which we had to manually load paper and hear […]

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Mt. Airy historian’s latest book tells story of presidential parents

Mt. Airy, News | November 8th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Mt. Airy historian Hal Gullan has spent a lot of time with the stories of presidential parents. In addition to numerous books on sports figures and politicians – from biographies of St. Joseph’s Men’s Basketball Coach Phil Martelli to Philadelphia policing legend Michael Chitwood, Gullan authored two books on presidential families: 2001’s […]

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Mt. Airy artist captures souls of our 4-legged friends

Local Life, Mt. Airy | October 27th, 2016 | 2 Comments

by Stacia Friedman When Goya, Rembrandt and Rubens painted animals, they gave them as much dignity as the aristocrats who commissioned them. Mt. Airy artist Suzanne Durand strives for, and achieves, the same results in her watercolor portraits for local pet owners. She doesn’t merely capture the dog or cat’s likeness. She captures their soul. […]

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