Mount Airy

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Living in Mt. Airy: A Neighborhood Guide

Mount Airy is the middle sibling of a trio of Northwest Philly neighborhoods, sitting between Germantown and Chestnut Hill in both elevation and status. It […]


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 […]

City Life

Police: Gunman Posing as Pizza Delivery Guy Shoots Mount Airy Man

A gunman posing as a pizza delivery guy shot a man in East Mount Airy after attempting to break into his home on Tuesday, according […]

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Police Search Door-to-Door Near St. Joe’s for Suspect

UPDATE: Police have reportedly arrested the suspect. Police are searching in Overbrook for a potentially armed suspect who allegedly stole a car during a home […]


The Time Machine: Jansen Reviewed

My wife, Laura, hated Jansen as soon as she walked through the door. To be fair, she actually hated it before she walked through the […]

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Mount Airy Gets a New Barre and Yoga Studio (With SurfSET Classes!) 

’Tis the season for fitness studio openings: In the past few weeks, Philly has seen quite the influx of studios, with Freehouse Fitness Studio opening […]


First Look: Jansen

There’s nothing new about scallops, lemons, capers, and parsley. It’s a plate full of beige, ecru, and green as tame as Pottery Barn. Fortunately, David […]


Alma Mater Offers Mt. Airy Deals Galore

Alma Mater celebrates its grand opening today at 7165 Germantown Avenue in Mount Airy. The former home of North by Northwest is a restaurant/bar/beer garden […]


Reading Terminal Market Has a New GM

The Reading Terminal Market has been looking for a new general manager since Paul Steinke stepped down in December, in order to run for City […]


High Point Cafe Opens Wholesale Facility

High Point Cafe in Mount Airy is having a pretty good spring. They recently expanded and opened a new wholesale facility at 6700 Germantown Avenue. […]


Fundraiser for Family of Slain Earth Bread + Brewery Employee

This Thursday, Earth Bread + Brewery is hosting a fundraiser for the family of one of its own. Long time employee Bernard Ray was killed […]

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Architype: Off the Grid in Mount Airy

About six months ago, after 11 years in West Philadelphia, I decided to move. I’d been part of a wave of young white professionals who […]

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All-Male Shakespeare Troupe Performs As You Like It and Richard II in Mount Airy

If you paid attention during your high school English class, you already know that there’s a heck of a lot of gender-bending that takes place […]

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PHOTOS: Mount Airy Street Fare 2014


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 […]