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Chestnut Hill: Safety, Community Enhancement are Top Priorities for Business District Executive Director

Chestnut Hill: Safety, Community Enhancement are Top Priorities for Business District Executive Director

Martha Sharkey is the executive director for the Chestnut Hill Business Association and is one of the primary people leading the way in bringing new businesses, programs and community safety projects to the local community. Sharkey, who has held her current position for three years, believes that helping bring new people to the neighborhood will ultimately […]

 By Natasha Shapiro

Germantown: An Urban Community for the Future?

Germantown: An Urban Community for the Future?

In an era largely dominated by the automobile, communities such as Germantown may be on the right track. The right walking track, that is. Used by architects and urban planners, the website “Walkscore.com” calculates just how walkable specific cities and neighborhoods are to live in. Once an address is entered, the website offers a score […]