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Retail Report: Tons of New Store Openings

Earlier this year we noted how North Third Street had lost two neighborhood staples with the closing of the Three Sirens Boutique and Ligne Roset. […]

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Retail Roundup: Three New Stores to Open in Chestnut Hill

In retail news, big changes are in store on Chestnut Hill’s Germantown Avenue, Shoppists. We’re talking three new stores and one relocation to accommodate the bustling […]

Foobooz

Metropolitan Bakery’s New Chestnut Hill Location Opens Today

Metropolitan Bakery which closed up after a fifteen year run on Germantown Avenue is opening today in the Market at the Fareway, behind the Chestnut […]

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A Brook of One’s Own at Chestnut Hill’s Hollowood

This is the perfect day on which to muse about lush gardens on a verdant, three-acre “miniature” estate. Hollowood is a daydream of springtime spread […]

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Sold At Last: Chestnut Hill’s Famed Copperwood Estate

With 17,900 square feet spread over seven bedrooms, the French Norman Copperwood estate was never going to be an easy sell. But this Chestnut Hill […]

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Mica Is Now Open for Weekend Brunch

In 2014, getting brunch at Mica is going to be a lot easier. in 2013, Mica participated in Chestnut Hill’s Second Sunday food and shopping […]

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Beautiful Chestnut Hill Property Owned By “The Kindest Man I Ever Knew”

When David Mallery died in 2010, he was lauded for his 60-year career as a leader in independent schools, and as a mentor to generations […]

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The New Chestnut Hill Meetinghouse Is a Luminous Success

Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting built a new meetinghouse this year just steps away from the Quaker faith group’s old building. The new home was essential, […]

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Halloween Special: A List of Spooky Places Near Philadelphia That Doesn’t Include Eastern State

Halloween is just a day away and ‘scariest places’ lists have been appearing everywhere. The most mentioned site in the Philly area? Eastern State Penitentiary, […]

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Architect Matthew Baird Will Develop Master Plan for Woodmere Art Museum

Museums are having a moment in Philly right now. The Franklin Institute is getting a magical shimmer wall. Footage of a mystery driver careening down the stairs at […]

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Chestnut7 Closes in Chestnut Hill

Chestnut7 in Chestnut Hill has closed after a little over two years in business. Chestnut7 is part of the Public House Investments group that includes […]

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Louis Kahn’s Esherick House Gets a Price Cut. Plus: A Confession

The most significant Mid Century Modern home on the Philadelphia market has just been reduced in asking price by $125,000. It is an iconic example […]

Shoppist

Clover Market Launches in Chestnut Hill This Weekend

The first time I shopped at Clover Market, I bought a fantastic vintage fur capelet, an antique mirror, some fancy soaps and enough letterpress cards […]

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Morning Headline: John Jay Will Not Buy the Extravagant Mansion With a Speakeasy

This vast French Norman-style estate was built in 1929, later acquired by Eleanor Widener Dixon, and renovated by Horace Trumbauer. It has been on the […]

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Mica Offers Lobster Tasting Menu and Second Sunday Brunch

Each week, Mica does a mid-week tasting menu and this one grabbed our attention because it is all about lobster. The four-course lobster tasting is […]