Getting to the Roxborough Night Market

The first Night Market of the 2016 season is upon us and it is happening this evening in Roxborough. Ridge Avenue will be closed off […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Renovated Beauty in Roxborough

This week’s Jawdropper is defined by the views it offers, both inside and out. Everywhere you turn you can find a breathtaking sight, be it […]


Farmhouse Friday: From the Valley to the Ridge in Roxborough

This handsome Colonial farmhouse sits on a not-quite-3/4-acre lot on a quiet street just off Ridge Avenue in the Andorra section of upper Roxborough, not […]


The Big Reveal: First Designs of the Ridge Avenue Pocket Park

The landscape design gods at Groundswell Design Group are working their magic in Roxborough and the proof is in the first designs of the proposed Ridge Avenue Pocket […]


Groundswell to Unveil Schematic Design for Ridge Avenue Pocket Park

Mark your calendars, Roxborough denizens: Groundswell Design Group has set a date for the unveiling of the Ridge Avenue Pocket Park schematic design! As previously reported, […]


Headlines: Groundswell Design Group Entrusted with Next Phase in Proposed Pocket Park Project

Are you a fan of Spruce Street Harbor Park? Apparently, Groundswell Design Group, the firm responsible for the popular outdoor space, has been hit up […]


Wissahickon Native Plans to Preserve the Benjamin Kenworthy House

Here’s some good news on the preservations front as we head into 2015. Newsworks reports that Roger Ross, a 34 year-old Wissahickon native and Roxborough […]


Pierogie Kitchen to the Side Dish Rescue

If you’re still bogged down with the task of bringing a side dish to your family’s Thanksgiving meal and you have yet to decide on […]


Amazing Transformations: Adaptive Reuse of Northwest Philly Church

Property photographer Laura Kicey has been chronicling the evolution of the former Fourth Reformed Church since 2012. First came the photo essay of church ruins […]


It’s Pizza Week at DiMeo’s Pizzeria

Tonight Pizzeria DiMeo’s in Andorra is celebrating its Pizza Week. Today through Thursday, February 6th, the pizzeria will be offering a four-course $30 per person tasting […]


Dalessandro’s Versus Chubby’s

As we promised, 2014 is the Year of the Cheesesteak. And as part of the continuing coverage of the cheesesteak, we will be profiling cheesesteak […]


Morning Headlines: Eataly Comes to Philly; 38Chestnut Breaks Ground, Without a Space

We have a lot of headlines this morning, so let’s get to it. First of all, to clarify: 38Chestnut will indeed have a space (that […]

City Life

Roxborough Not Happy About Proposed Wendy’s

Last week, more than 50 Roxboroughans (Roxbros?) boarded a rented yellow school bus and headed to a zoning hearing to voice their displeasure over the […]

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Morning Headlines: Like Center City, the Main Line Is Exploding With Rentals

The question, put somewhat Shakespearean-ly: From whence will come these eager hoards of renters, these express and admirable souls who in apprehension look not upon […]

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So Thoreau: 6BR Home Within the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center

Nature! Trees! The jackhammer of woodpeckers. The burnish of fireflies. The postprandial belch of bullfrogs. It’s all at hand around this beautiful home–4,700 square feet […]