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On the Market: Newly Restored Victorian in Chestnut Hill

A few loose ends remained to be tied up when the photographer came through to shoot the photos of this fantastic restoration job at the […]

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Living in Chestnut Hill: A Neighborhood Guide

Like its just-down-the-hill neighbor, Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill started out as a summer retreat. In fact, the Germans who were the first white settlers up […]

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City Life

Witches and Wizards Festival to Replace Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival

After Warners Bros. swooped down from its Hollywood castle to deliver a cease-and-desist letter to Chestnut Hill neighborhood leaders in June (threatening legal action to […]


On the Market: Lovely at the Top in Chestnut Hill for $665K

The old mantra has it that the three most important attributes for any piece of real estate are “location, location, location.” If that were the […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Find Healthy Eats, Great Workouts, and Self-Care in Chestnut Hill

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

Life & Style

These New Wooden Headphones Are a Treat for Your Ears

When Dr. Dre released Beats in 2006, headphones became an instant status symbol. And the handmade versions put out by Brooklyn-based Grado Labs are at […]

City Life

Facing Legal Pressure, Chestnut Hill Makes Harry Potter Disappear

Chestnut Hill has been forced to make major adjustments to its world-renowned Harry Potter Festival due to mounting legal pressure from Warner Bros., the Hollywood […]

Be Well Philly

I Opened My Own Spin Studio at 23. Here’s What a Week of My Life Looks Like Now.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]


Classic Style With a Modern Twist in Chestnut Hill for $1.525M

There are two kinds of wealth in our area: there’s money, and then there’s MONEY. MONEY shows off its fabulousness through conspicuous displays of over-the-top […]

City Life

Fed-Up Neighbors Sue Chestnut Hill Market Over “Nuisance” Beer Garden

After a year of public grappling and tense negotiations that yielded little progress, a group of neighbors in Chestnut Hill has jointly filed a civil […]


On the Market: Reconstructed in Chestnut Hill for $774K

The Union and the Confederacy had buried the hatchet just two years before this classic Colonial farmhouse was built in what had yet to become […]


Stone Lovely in Chestnut Hill for $750K

Fans of Chestnut Hill love its blending of suburb and city. Its commercial district exudes a sophisticated urban vibe, while its residential side streets are […]


5 Great Opportunities in the City for the Would-Be Gardener

The Philadelphia Flower Show’s 190th annual edition is now one for the record books, but we’re sure that some of you out there came away […]


Take a Hike to These 5 Great Homes Along Pennsylvania’s “Trail of the Year”

Walk Score, Schmalk Score. When you have one of the finest hiking trails in the entire region for a neighbor, is it really all that important […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Chestnut Hill

You may recall that recent report a consortium of Chestnut Hill institutions produced that showed, among other things, that homes in Chestnut Hill sell for […]