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Northwest: Roxborough Community Acupuncture Heals Neighbors Together

Northwest: Roxborough Community Acupuncture Heals Neighbors Together

At Roxborough Community Acupuncture, lead practitioner Dave Schiman has made the Chinese healing art of inserting tiny needles into energetic pressure points affordable for his neighbors. Tucked away on the second floor of a chiropractic practice straddling the border between Roxborough and Manayunk, the community acupuncture clinic welcomes patients with soft music, warm lighting, friendly […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places to Know Along Germantown Avenue

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places to Know Along Germantown Avenue

Germantown Avenue is one of Philadelphia’s oldest cobblestone streets. The charming strip stretches across Northwest Philadelphia from Chestnut Hill to Mount Airy. Once a route where trolleys ran, the avenue features unique shops, bars, restaurants and historical attractions. Featured below are five locations anyone should look into if they find themselves walking up or down […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Things To Indulge In This Spring

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Things To Indulge In This Spring

Philadelphia may be known as the City of Brotherly Love, but a little spring-time wandering through neighborhoods and you might think of it more as “the city of hidden gems.” The spring season certainly brings about a lot of movement and fun to be had throughout, and this year is no different. From a family-friendly […]

 

Wissahickon Valley Park: Trash to Treasure

Wissahickon Valley Park: Trash to Treasure

“I found a pregnancy test, not pregnant, which is the answer you want when you take a pregnancy test in the woods.” Bradley Maule has discovered some unusual trash while hiking through the Wissahickon Valley Park. Hiking has always been a pastime of his from growing up in the middle of wooded Pennsylvania. He moved […]

 

Waterfront: More Than Just A Trail

Waterfront: More Than Just A Trail

As the rough winter of 2013-2014 gives way to warmer weather, Philadelphians and tourists alike have slowly popped up along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers like plant life getting its first glimpse of the sun after months stuck indoors or underground. To match the sense of anticipation and excitement circulating throughout the city, a number […]

 

East Falls: Old Academy Players Reach Milestone

East Falls: Old Academy Players Reach Milestone

The Old Academy Players have been situated on Indian Queen Lane for 91 years as of this year, and have put on performances from lesser-known playwrights to the Bard himself.  They are getting ready to put on their 500th full –length play. The structure itself was built in 1819, when it was originally used as […]

 

East Falls: Falls Flowers Makes Things a Little Bit Greener

East Falls: Falls Flowers Makes Things a Little Bit Greener

Sustainability shows that it can serve as the centerpiece for many aspects of urban life, enticing Philadelphians to stop and smell the roses. Falls Flowers, located at 3421 Conrad Street in East Falls, has been providing the local community and beyond with flowers and floral arrangements, as well as other gift items that include cards, […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Sitting on the corner, at the intersection of Greene Street and Chelten Avenue, lies the Joseph E. Coleman library. Since January 25 of this year, the library has been closed due to electrical issues causing a lack of power and heat in the building. According to library officials, this is not the first time this […]

 By Marian Dennis and Desiree Disney

East Falls: Dog Costume Contest Benefits Committee

East Falls: Dog Costume Contest Benefits Committee

If you’ve been wondering what the East Falls Dog Park Planning Committee has been up to lately, look no further than Franklin’s Bar & Grille on Bowman Street in East Falls. On Saturday October 26th, people from all over the Manayunk-East Falls area came with their furry friends to participate in an event, hosted by […]

 

East Falls: Annual Flea Market Set for June 15

East Falls: Annual Flea Market Set for June 15

McMichael Park will once again play host to the annual East Falls Flea Market being held this Saturday, June 15. The event, which is sponsored by the East Falls Community Council, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park, which is located at the corner of Midvale and Henry avenues. Over 150 […]