Fox Chase: Ryerss Mansion Preserves History Through Close Community Ties

Fox Chase: Ryerss Mansion Preserves History Through Close Community Ties

Sometimes historic sites hide within their neighborhoods. That’s been the case for Ryerss Museum & Library at 7370 Central Ave. in Burholme Park near the Fox Chase section of the city. Built and donated to Philadelphia by the Ryerss family, the mansion served as a summer home until Joseph Ryerss passed away and his son Robert moved in with […]

 By Julie R. Smith, Andrew T. Eiser and Cary L. Carr

Technically Philly: Student Entrepreneurs Build Startups to Initiate Change

Technically Philly: Student Entrepreneurs Build Startups to Initiate Change

Philadelphia is undoubtedly a hotbed for startup activity in the technology, science, health and creative field. It is an equally popular place for student entrepreneur startups as well. Students enrolled in some of the city’s largest universities and graduates from other surrounding colleges in the area have become their own bosses and have launched their […]

 By Laurie Jamaitus

Powelton Village: Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

Powelton Village: Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast, located at 33rd and Baring atreets, is a cozy, family-owned inn. Dennis Bartelme runs the facility with his wife, daughter and son-in-law. Jules Spaeth, Bartelme’s daughter, always wanted to own a bed and breakfast. In 2008, shortly after her parents’ retirement, she was riding her bike to the University of Pennsylvania […]