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Chestnut Hill

One of the city's most historic and affluent neighborhoods, it is among the most environmentally friendly residential and business corridors in the nation. A Distinctive Destination according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Chestnut Hill is extremely walkable and close to public parks, museums and an arboretum. Its cobblestone streets pave the way for more than 125 shops and restaurants that prize local food and fine goods.


Chairs by Melissa Maddo

InLiquid Artist Profile: Melissa Maddonni Haims


On the Ground: From West Philly to the Northeast to South Philly, local newspapers endure and evolve

Hyper-local publications have long been a staple of Philly's neighborhoods, providing residents with essential information on their communities. Even in the current woeful journalism landscape, these news sources are staying strong and heading online.

Mt. Airy

Riding the (regional) Rails: Chestnut Hill West Line showcases cocktail of history and charm

Take a day trip out to Northwest Philadelphia and revel in the verdant charms of Germantown, Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. All you need is a SEPTA ticket.

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Hiking the Wissahickon, World Cup soccer and Bastille Day at Eastern State

Check out our list of the week's best events.

Germantown High School was built in 1914

What's next for Germantown High School?

This century-old neighborhood institution closed its doors last year. As with other schools shuttered by the district, its future is in limbo. Could it become a vocational school? A community space? A mixed-use hub? Time will tell.
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