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After being forced to shut down for almost five months, Mika’il Abdul-Karim, 50, was allowed to open his gym, Diverse Body Sculpturing, Inc., 7224 Germantown Ave., on Aug. 10. by Len Lear … more
The Mt. Airy resident is the founder of The Social Impact Cafe at 6620 Germantown Ave., a location she shares with Mount Airy Groceries to provide children in need with snack boxes of healthy food … more
Walter Hudson (left), 87, owner of Walt's Bike & Barber Shop at 5128 Germantown Ave. for 34 years, is in no rush to retire, but when he does retire, Walt Jr. (right) will take over the reins. by … more
Barry Blum, a lifelong Wyndmoor resident, is the third generation of his family to own and operate Blum's Antiques, which started in center city 90 years ago but has been at 45 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. … more
by Len Lear and Sue Ann Rybak How does a successful Chestnut Hill retail storeowner react when the coronavirus pandemic closes her store? Cynthia Fillmore, owner of the Windfall Gallery, 7944 … more
Wyndmoor photographer Wendy Concannon, whose gallery is at the corner of Willow Grove and Germantown Avenues, just opened an art installation that runs till the end of May in her two big gallery … more
Mt Airy Nexus Co-Working Space is in a LEED Certified building. By Allison Day, In early March, before our world was turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic, 54 businesses took the 2020 Green … more
The Chestnut Hill Business District announced this week that it had launched a fundraising and grant program to financially support Chestnut Hill Businesses struggling due to lengthy … more
by April Lisante The street is ghostly by day and at night. Pedestrians are few and far between, and the daily hustle and bustle that make Germantown Avenue hum have been absent for nearly four … more
Valerie Solitrin, owner of Valerie Designs, LLC in Wyncote, offers storm water management options for homeowners in addition to garden design and installation. In this photo she stands on her … more
by Len Lear Jonathan Williams of Chestnut Hill Cleaning Co. While many area businesses have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, there are exceptions. Here is a sampling of Chestnut Hill … more
by Len Lear  Some people call Henry Lee the “Mayor of Chestnut Hill,” although politicians all have both supporters and detractors, and it's hard to imagine Henry having any of the latter. … more
Melissa Doman is a certified Sleep Sense Consultant who has 13 years of experience working with parents and their young children from around the world. by Len Lear You know you are a mother when … more
Michael “Bellows” Bulboff, 39, who still loves biking along Forbidden Drive, gave up a lucrative career on Wall Street to open an accordion store in Queen Village, the only store of its kind in … more
By Len Lear A certified personal trainer, Crystal specializes in helping new mothers regain core strength and pelvic stability through her “mommy + me” programs. (Photo by HLS Photography) There … more
by Len Lear Nell McBride, who “could never get over the fact that, even if they were well cared for during their lives, none of the animals wanted to die for somebody's dinner,” and husband Paul … more
Tony DeFazio and associate account executive Caitlyn Koch at Kismet Cowork in Chestnut Hill. By Pete Mazzaccaro In 2008, when the economy went into a deep recession, lifelong public relations man … more
Erdenheim resident Christina “Chris” Visco, CEO of the Terra Vida Holistic Center , and a staff of 135 oversee three local medical marijuana dispensaries that are based in Abington, Sellersville … more
Sarah Ribner (right), who grew up in West Mt. Airy, and her best friend, Jess Edelstein, saw the sales of their product go into the stratosphere after appearing on ABC’s “Shark … more
The magnificent new bar at the Chestnut Hill Brewing Company’s Taproom. (Photo by Brendan Sample)[/caption] by Brendan Sample Less than three years after opening in the Market at the Fareway, the … more
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