Support Area Restaurants

Uncategorized | March 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Check in with your local restaurants that are open for take out. Be sure to call to double check as hours are changing daily Cin Cin 7838 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19118 215-242-8800 Open for take out Night Kitchen 7723 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19118 215-248-9235 Fiesta Pizza III 8339 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, […]

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Philadelphia briefing: City announces 18 new cases of COVID-19, schedules construction deadline and closes MLK Drive

Uncategorized | March 21st, 2020 | Leave a comment

The following is largely a release from the city. Local staff watched today’s press conference and edited the release slightly for clarity and to add information. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley today announced 18 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 85. Farley […]

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Lent puts heavy demand on Wyndmoor fish market

Uncategorized | March 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By April Lisante There’s something fishy going on at the corner of Traymore and Willow Grove avenues over in Wyndmoor. Locals are scrambling to put their orders in for their Lenten fish, lining up to grab it while its fresh, and Captain Andy Peszka is keeping up with the demand. Last Friday marked the first […]

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Facebook dating, vertigo and other forms of trauma

Uncategorized | February 14th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Stacia Friedman The first I learned about Facebook Dating was from a billboard at the Upsal Train Station. It just had two words. Facebook. Dating. I knew what Facebook was, an addictive form of avoiding work, housecleaning and feeding my cat while indulging in videos about the impossible cuteness of baby hedgehogs. I also […]

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Discovering Chestnut Hill holidays

Uncategorized | January 2nd, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Alex Bartlett With the arrival of winter and the holiday season, there are many holiday events in Chestnut Hill and the Philadelphia region. One such event received coverage in the Dec. 6, 1956 issue of the Chestnut Hill Herald, with the original photograph and caption reproduced here. The original caption associated with the Herald […]

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The popsicle stick crèche

Uncategorized | December 26th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Taddy Dawson A long time ago for some and what seems like just yesterday for others, a young couple moved to the Chestnut Hill area. He was an architect and she, driven by unbounded creativity and faith, opened a needlepoint shop on the Avenue. They had two children and, as a family, became deeply […]

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