SLIDESHOW: Fall for the Arts Festival

Featured Post | October 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

FALL FOR THE ARTS: Chestnut Hill’s Germantown Avenue was home to another edition of the always popular Fall for the Arts Festival that saw approximately 20,000 people visit Chestnut Hill for art, food, music and more. Some of the many attractions on the day included Professor Jim Porter’s ‘Traveling Show’ entertained on Germantown Avenue and Germantown […]

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Garden Festival 2018

Featured Post | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

Weather mostly held up for the annual Home and Garden Festival in Chestnut Hill, Sunday May 20. Chestnut Hill business District director Philip Dawson said tricky weather forecasting, including the postponement from the original date of May 6, made things “challenging”, but  he was pleased with the final result – attendance was good and the […]

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SCH basketball moves back above .500 mark

Featured Post, Sports | December 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Early in the basketball season a pair of victories were followed by a pair of losses for the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, but the Blue Devils broke back into winning territory last Thursday afternoon. Hosting Little Flower Catholic High School, SCH scored the first 13 points of the contest, then […]

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Singer/songwriter Suzie Brown next for Pastorius

Featured Post, News | July 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Suzie Brown has it all. In addition to being a singer/songwriter, she is a practicing physician, wife, and mother of two. Accompanied by her husband Scot Sax on guitar and Phil D’Agostino on bass, Brown, described by Philadelphia Magazine as “bluesy, folksy, achy, rich” and “sweet-voiced,” will close out the Pastorius Park […]

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Renovations underway at Wyndmoor SEPTA station

Featured Post, News | July 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample With construction underway at the Wyndmoor train station on Willow Grove Avenue, SEPTA is hoping to finish renovations by the end of the year. The project is being done by the Lorenzon Brothers, a construction company based in Wyndmoor that has partnered with SEPTA on similar jobs in the past. Kate O’Connor, […]

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Parsonsfield brings folk-rock to Pastorius, July 19

Featured Post, News | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona If you’ve ever read articles and reviews about Parsonsfield, you’ll find the band’s sound described as bluegrass, rock, Celtic rhythms, acoustic folk, punk energy, and pop. So, how does Chris Freeman, one of the band’s founders, describe what the Pastorius Park audience will hear and see? “I would describe Parsonsfield as Americana […]

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