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12 Things to Do Outside the City This Fall

Ditch the concrete jungle for autumnal splendor at the many fall festivals located just outside the city proper. From boozy to spooky to totally kid-friendly, there’s […]


Restaurant Review: Paris Bistro

By the time Gary Cattley maneuvered his tuba into Paris Bistro’s basement, Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society had been ragging Tin Pan Alley curios […]


This Saturday: A Germantown Avenue Brewpub Crawl

Saturday, September 20th from noon until 5 p.m. a continuous bus loop will connect three of Philadelphia’s most talented brewers; Paul Rutherford of Iron Hill Brewery […]


Splendiferous Interiors: Chestnut Hill’s Rock House

With entertaining spaces that were designed by Peter Zimmerman and a plum corner lot in the St. Martins neighborhood in Chestnut Hill, Rock House is a […]


Contemporary Chestnut Hill Manse Bordering Philadelphia Cricket Club

The listing for this contemporary estate in Chestnut Hill pegs its construction somewhere around 1974. Which would make it about 120 years younger than its […]


Spectacular Ceilings in Anglecot Condo

Built in 1883 by Wilson Eyre Jr. (you know him from the Penn Museum and the Swan Memorial Fountain), Anglecot was once a grand single […]


Rex Avenue Arts & Crafts Residence By H. Louis Duhring

In 1893, even prior to attending architecture school at Penn, Philadelphia architect H. Louis Duhring worked for one of the more notable architects of his […]


This Week: Crustacean Tasting Menus

Mica and Meritage have posted their tasting menus for the week and it’s a (sea)foodies dream. Make your reservations now and let the feasting begin.


Gorgeous $5 Million Chestnut Hill Estate with Waterfall

The nearly four-acre lot this Chestnut Hill manse sits on could convince us to live there without ever even venturing inside. The rolling grass, the […]


Mod Chestnut Hill Manse Is a Great Place for Your Art Collection

Between the excellent lighting and the open floorplan, this Chestnut Hill home looks as if it was designed to house a modern art collection. The […]


Exclusive Gallery: Historic Chestnut Hill Estate Where Louis Armstrong Once Played

There have been several histories commissioned of this 124-year-old home, and it has had several noteworthy owners. One of its more recent owners was


Carriage House Begs the Question: Chestnut Hill or Europe?

Tile floors, painted stuccoed pathways and perfectly wild gardens could easily convince you this carriage house was perched somewhere overseas. But then there is the […]


For Sale: Chestnut Hill’s Stonecliffe Has Arcaded Living Area

If Theophilus P. Chandler were of this generation, he would be what we call “a game-changer.” Unfortunately, he died in 1928. But as founder and […]

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A Pre-Broad Street 5K for Non-Broad Street Runners: Heroes on the Hill

For the beginner or casual runner, the idea of running 10 miles can be more than a little intimidating. Or, if you’re me, just the […]


Food and Shopping Converge in Chestnut Hill

Shoppist covers your shopping game plan for the Clover Market in Chestnut Hill this Sunday. We’re here to explore the food options. A caravan worth […]