Sarah Gentry says she didn’t intend to raise her two children to be Jewish. It just kind of happened.
This week marks the opening of “booked” at 8511 Germantown Avenue, the fulfillment of a long-held dream by its owner, Debbie Gress Jansen.
Bird in Hand Consignment reopened July 7 at 9 W. Highland Avenue.
“The Secretaries,” written by “The Five Lesbian Brothers” and directed by Josh Hitchens, is part of the 2021 Philly Fringe Festival and is the first production of the year from Allens Lane Theater.
Geeky, cheeky, sneaky, and freaky, “Paul” (2011) is a gigglefest for sci-fi-romaniacs.
Fall foods are the best. Earthy, comforting, and hearty only scratches the surface of this culinary season.
Saturday, July 24, started out as just another day in the park for Chestnut Hill resident Anthony Stover. As he did every Saturday at 8 a.m., he brought Biscuit, his 7-month-old mini–Australian Shepherd, to Pastorius Park. Biscuit was playing with about six other dogs when he suddenly started to squeal.
“Miss Lillian” Clark, was inspired to create her latest labor of love by her granddaughter, Alleya. The idea for an Alzheimer's book geared to children continued to percolate until she finally finished “I Am Not Myself.”
Valentin Radu and VoxAmaDeus will open their 35th concert season Sept. 12 with “BachFest.” Not only will the season mark the return to a full roster of in-person performances, it will include four performances in Chestnut Hill: three at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and one at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
For the 18th consecutive year, Germantown Avenue is exploding with the color of flowering annuals planted by dozens of dedicated volunteers.
My wife, Valerie, is particularly fond of the flowers that bloom on our front porch for a month starting in mid-April. The orchid cacti (two specimens are in bloom in the picture) have survived another winter on our climate-controlled, enclosed front porch.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy didn't lose a game during the abbreviated 2020 season, and in their last full campaign in 2019 the Devils achieved the rare feat of winning the Inter-Ac League championship with a 12-0 record.
Teens in the PA Youth Vote summer ensemble performed their debut forum theatre show on the steps of the School District of Philadelphia.
In March of 1987, I was a 22-year-old Peace Corps trainee, recently arrived in Thiès, Senegal. West Africa, where I planned to spend the next two years. Over the next two decades, Oumar and I always managed to see each other every few years. I
As noted in my first Letter from Maine, a sub-theme of easily provoked COVID wariness followed us north.