Mt. Airy/Germantown
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Jill S. Markovitz is a woman on a mission: To make art accessible to children and adults in ways that did not exist before.  more
At a time when neighborhood bookstores are sprouting again in the Northwest, Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy is sailing confidently into its 18th year with a new look. more
Most people take dance classes for a fun cardio workout and a great way to expand their social horizons.  But scientists say they offer even more benefits. more
An USPS-conducted audit of the Germantown Post Office found widespread operational problems ranging from missing keys to scanning issues. more
Ingrid Shepard, who was hand-picked by City Councilwoman Cindy Bass to serve as president and treasurer for the now shuttered Germantown Special Services District, was sentenced to four years of probation. more
As families around the world lit candles last week to observe Kwanzaa, one Philadelphia nonprofit carried out a mission to incorporate the holiday’s principles into its work in 2023. more
It would be impossible to interview all of the more than 6,000 patients of Greenhouse Internists, but there is little doubt that virtually all are devastated that the practice has closed. more
There was a time when Russell Thompkins, Jr., who grew up in North Philadelphia but has lived in Mt. Airy for 50 years, could hardly walk around the Chestnut Hill area without one of his fans waving or asking for an autograph. more
This past year, the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District (BID) celebrated its 15th birthday. more
As 2022 comes to a close, I am grateful for the continued growth of our Jumpstart community.  more
Watch Night is a special service which has long been a tradition in the African American community, where believers bring in the new year at church.  more
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A zoning permit issued for the former site of the Trinity Evangelical United Church has revealed plans for the owner’s “full demolition” of the church. more
You might say that for 18 years area yoga buffs could bank on Elise Rivers, but she announced last week that Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy will close on Dec. 31. more
Hanukkah, the Jewish community’s Festival of Lights, will be celebrated at 7 p.m., Dec. 19, with a public menorah lighting at Cliff Park, 7620 Germantown Ave. more
Germantown business leaders launched the shopping season with multiple Small Business Saturday events. more
You'd never know it from his 25-year career as a professional actor with many accolades that Germantown resident Gregory Isaac did not secure his first theatrical role in a school play because of any acting ability. more
Perhaps it was kismet that a Germantown-based ballet school and company with a mission to bring dance education and performance to students from diverse backgrounds would stage a production that is a travelogue through culture and the arts. more
When the pandemic first hit in early 2020, The Frosted Fox Cake Shop followed the city’s mandate and closed its doors – but by June, they were back in business.  more
Somewhere between the third and sixth grade, Mt. Airy resident Nancy Agati decided she might like to be an artist one day. more
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