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Police: Suspects Wanted for Anti-Trump Graffiti in Chestnut Hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZwz9JRmUg0 Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who apparently spray-painted anti-Donald Trump graffiti on the side of a grocery store in Chestnut Hill.

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Live Large On Top of The Hill for $1.275M

Chestnut Hill’s One West condo is a double first for the elevated Philadelphia neighborhood: The first new residential construction on Germantown Avenue and its first […]

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Inside the Increasingly Rough-and-Tumble Philadelphia Quidditch Scene

They hurtle toward each other, six per team, cleats sloshing with mean vigor on the ground still wet from the morning sprinklers. The quickest, most […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A More Stately Manor in Lafayette Hill

Does the home whose rear portico you see above call to mind images of country clubs or mansions from the movies? If it doesn’t, maybe […]

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Greylock Estate Up For Sheriff’s Sale

Greylock, the English Jacobean Revival-style mansion Pittsburgh steel magnate Henry Laughlin built as his retirement home in Chestnut Hill in 1909, is being auctioned off to […]

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First-Time Find: So You Want To Live in Chestnut Hill?

Chestnut Hill’s fans and defenders take great pains to point out that the neighborhood doesn’t really deserve its reputation as Pennsylvania’s answer to Greenwich, Conn. […]

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Is Chestnut Hill the New East Passyunk?

It’s sometime after 5 on the Friday evening of Memorial Day weekend. That usually means Philly’s restaurants are quiet because everyone’s down the shore. But […]

Margaret Esherick House
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A Louis Kahn Icon in Chestnut Hill Wins National Preservation Award

The Margaret Esherick House in Chestnut Hill, one of Louis Kahn’s few residential commissions, has just won a national award for the preservation effort that […]

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A Celebration of the Woodwards, The Family That Made Chestnut Hill

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Chestnut Hill’s “town hall,” the Chestnut Hill Community Centre. To mark the occasion, ensure the building lasts another […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: Double Feature in Chestnut Hill

It’s not too often that you run across a house with a split personality. A person with that character trait might be sent to a therapist, […]

Foobooz

Barry’s Buns Opens in Chestnut Hill

Have a hankering for a sticky bun? How about one made from 100% natural ingredients, with over six flavor options? Well today, a new family-owned bakery—Barry’s Buns— […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A Brand-New Beauty with a Golf Course View

This Jawdropper of the Week is a stunning new construction situated on the 8th hole of the Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Saint Martin’s golf course in Chestnut […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A Chestnut Hill Classic

This week’s Jawdropper is a Chestnut Hill home that combines elegance without being too over the top. Although it’s clearly a luxurious home, the amenities on […]

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El Poquito Has a Design-a-Taco Contest

In honor of Chestnut Hill’s El Poquito turning one, the Mexican restaurant is hosting a taco contest. Customers are invited to create a new taco […]

Be Well Philly

Run and Brunch in Chestnut Hill This Weekend

Consider your running plans made, friends: This Sunday, our pals at Chestnut Hill’s Indigo Schuy and Balance Chestnut Hill are teaming up for a run-and-brunch […]