Press

Newsworks, “Students at Mt. Airy’s Emlen Elementary draw up dream playground”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/87254-students-at-mt-airys-emlen-elementary-draw-up-dream-playground

Examiner.com, “Designing schoolyards in Northwest Philadelphia”

http://www.examiner.com/article/designing-schoolyards-northwest-philadelphia

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy residents begin talks on 10-year plan”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/83564-mt-airy-residents-begin-talks-on-10-year-plan

The Notebook, “Grant to help five Mt. Airy schools with early literacy”

http://thenotebook.org/blog/158748/grant-help-mt-airy-schools-early-literacy

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy awarded $100K to aid 10-year neighborhood plans’”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/80825-mt-airy-awarded-100k-to-aid-10-year-neighborhood-plan

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Start-up to energize immigrant entrepreneurs’”

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20150406_Start-up_to_energize_immigrant_entrepreneurs.html

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Nonprofit works to revive East Mount Airy’”

http://articles.philly.com/2015-03-22/real_estate/60373386_1_airy-usa-east-mount-airy-blight

Next City, “Philly Neighborhood Focuses on Schools as Key to Diversity’”

http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/philadelphia-diversity-mt-airy-schools

The Philadelphia Business Journal, “Mount Airy Street Fare a success along Germantown Avenue”

http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2014/09/19/mount-airy-street-fare-hits-the-streets-of.html

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Mount Airy welcomes 11,000 foodies and 50 food trucks for ‘Street Fare’”

http://mobile.philly.com/news/?wss=/philly/news&id=275388681

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “PA lawmakers, start session by passing cigarette tax”

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/inquirer/20140914_Pa__lawmakers__start_session_by_passing_cigarette_tax.html

Newsworks, “33 new computers come to Emlen just in time for the new school year”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/72557-33-new-computers-come-to-emlen-just-in-time-for-the-new-school-year

Chestnut Hill Local, “Emlen School gets 33 new iMac computers”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2014/09/09/emlen-school-gets-33-new-imac-computers/

CBS Philly, “Community Groups, Corporations Help Fill Budget Void for Philadelphia Public Schools”

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/09/05/community-groups-corporations-help-fill-budget-void-for-philadelphia-public-schools/

Newsworks, “33 new computers coming to Emlen Elementary thanks to Mt. Airy Schools Coalition campaign”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/nw-philadelphia/70426-33-new-computers-coming-to-emlen-elementary-thanks-to-mt-airy-schools-coaltion-campaign

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Summer means outdoor movies throughout the area”

http://articles.philly.com/2014-07-09/entertainment/51198397_1_open-air-movies-outdoor-movies-franklin-square

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “PHH Mortgage Solutions hit with $16.2M award”

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20140722_PHH_Mortgage_Services_hit_with__16_2M_jury_award.html

Newsworks, “Nascent economic-development coalition talks job creation in Northwest Philly”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/69562-nascent-economic-development-coalition-talks-job-creation-in-northwest-philly

PhillyLiving, “First ‘conserved’ affordable home unveiled in Mt. Airy”

http://www.phillyliving.com/blog/2014/06/10/placeholder-mt-airy-usa-home-conversion-post/

Newsworks, “Abandoned Mt. Airy property taken over by community actor ready for move-in”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/68863-abandoned-mt-airy-property-taken-over-by-community-actor-ready-for-move-in

CBS Philly, “PGW Offering Rebates for Home Energy Improvements”

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/04/02/pgw-offering-rebates-for-home-energy-improvements/

ABC Local, “PGW launches money saving rebate campaign”

http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=9488842

Newsworks, “Conservatorship seen as a way to stop blight in Philadelphia”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia/item/65542-conservatorship-seen-as-a-way-to-stop-blight-in-philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Town by Town: A welcome mat is always out in Mt. Airy”

http://articles.philly.com/2014-03-03/business/47828253_1_west-mount-airy-elfant-wissahickon-realtors-real-estate-markets

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Land bank aside, city already has anti-blight tool”

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20131215_Land_bank_aside__city_already_has_anti-blight_tool.html

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “On the House: Group tries a new tactic to rehabilitate a property”

http://articles.philly.com/2013-10-27/real_estate/43435104_1_mount-airy-usa-business-district-law

CBS, “Philadelphia’s Abandoned Properties Get A Second Chance”

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/10/10/philadelphias-abandoned-properties-get-a-second-chance/

Newsworks, “Community members come together to discuss plan for abandoned property in Mt. Airy”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/60769-community-members-come-together-to-discuss-plan-for-abandoned-property-in-mt-airy/

Patch, “Mt. Airy USA Takes Over Blighted Property”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/mt-airy-usa-takes-over-blighted-property

Philly.com, “Photos: Mt Airy Street Fare”

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/out_and_about/Photos-Mt-Airy-Street-Fare.html

Uwishunu,  ”Street Fare Arrives in Mt. Airy Tonight, Thursday, September 19th, With More Than 40 Food Trucks and Restaurants, Crafts and Apparel, Live Music, An Eagles Simulcast And More!”

http://www.uwishunu.com/2013/09/street-fare-arrives-in-mt-airy-tonight-thursday-september-19-with-more-than-40-food-trucks-and-restaurants-crafts-and-apparel-live-music-an-eagles-game-simulcast-and-more/

Metro, ”Mt. Airy is bringing Sip, Savor, Stroll to Germantown Avenue”

http://www.metro.us/philadelphia/entertainment/2013/09/18/mt-airy-is-bringing-sip-savor-stroll-to-the-streets/

Good Day Philadelphia (Fox 29), Video: “Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll”

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/video?clipId=9319817&autostart=true

Eye Opener (PHL 17), “Video: “‘Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll’ in Mt. Airy

http://phl17.com/2013/09/19/street-fare-sip-savor-stroll-in-mt-airy/#axzz2fLutIf1O

Newsworks, ”Local restaurants gear up for Mt. Airy’s Street Fare”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/59873-local-restaurants-gear-up-for-mt-airys-street-fare

Newsworks, “Community comes out to Germantown Avenue for Mt. Airy Street Fare [photos]“

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/ma-ch/item/60022-community-comes-out-to-germantown-avenue-for-mt-airy-street-fare-photos

CNN Money Magazine, “Best Big City Neighborhoods”

http://money.cnn.com/gallery/real_estate/2013/08/12/best-places-big-city-neighborhoods.moneymag/5.html

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “High Point Expansion Becomes Official”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/high-point-expansion-becomes-official

Chestnut Hill Local, “Mt. Airy USA cancels plans for Wingstop restaurant”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/07/24/mt-airy-usa-cancels-plans-for-wingstop-restaurant/

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Preliminary Vendors named for ‘Street Fare’”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/preliminary-vendors-named-for-street-fare

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Sept. ‘Street Fare’ Needs Volunteers”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/sept-street-fare-needs-volunteers

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Mt. Airy USA to Spin Night Market Success into New Festival”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/mt-airy-usa-to-spin-night-market-success-into-new-festival

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Mt. Airy USA Offers Housing Services”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/mt-airy-usa-offers-housing-services

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Neighborhood Retail Crucial, Says Mt. Airy USA”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/neighborhood-retail-crucial-says-mt-airy-usa

Chestnut Hill Local, “Mt. Airy USA cancels plans for Wingstop restaurant”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/07/24/mt-airy-usa-cancels-plans-for-wingstop-restaurant/

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy business works to be part of community improvements”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/57483-mt-airy-business-works-to-be-part-of-community-improvements/

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “No Wingstop for 6700 Germantown Ave.”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/6700-germantown-ave-will-not-become-a-wingstop

Newsworks, “6700 Germantown Ave. Wingstop plan shut down, making room for High Point Cafe expansion”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/57294-6700-germantown-ave-wingstop-plan-shut-down-making-room-for-high-point-cafe-expansion/

Newsworks, “Lovett Park one step closer to meeting revitalization goals”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/57177-lovett-park-one-step-closer-to-meeting-revitalization-goals/

Chestnut Hill Local, “Street Fare arrives in Mt. Airy on Sept. 19″

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/07/03/street-fare-arrives-in-mt-airy-on-sept-19/

Newsworks, “West Oak Lane Night Market packs in the crowds on Ogontz Ave.”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/56385-what-happened-when-the-night-market-came-to-west-oak-lane

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Mt. Airy Wants to Make Dining Under the Stars Permanent”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/mt-airy-usa-wants-to-make-dining-under-the-stars-permanent

Chestnut Hill Local, “Lovett selected for Phila. Free Library pilot program”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/06/19/lovett-selected-for-phila-free-library-pilot-program/

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy sets out neighborhood goals at annual meeting”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/56276-west-mt-airy-sets-out-neighborhood-goals-at-annual-meeting/

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy’s Lovett Library selected as prototype in citywide library system transformation”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/56008-mt-airys-lovett-library-selected-to-become-prototype-in-city-wide-library-system-transformation?linktype=hp_topstory

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Schools Vital to Mt. Airy’s Future, Panel Says”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/schools/p/schools-vital-to-mt-airy-s-future-panel-says

Chestnut Hill Local, “Don’t miss ‘Life of Pi’ at Lovett Library Park on June 21″

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/ai1ec_event/dont-miss-life-of-pi-at-lovett-library-park/?instance_id=8770

Croudsourcing, “Mt. Airy USA launches crowdsourcing effort to fund Lovett Park additions”

http://www.crowdsourcing.org/article/mt-airy-usa-launches-crowdsourcing-effort-to-fund-lovett-park-additions/26285

Newsworks, “Tax credit program will allow Mt. Airy businesses to redirect dollars to public schools”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/component/flexicontent/items/item/53131-tax-credit-program-to-allow-mt-airy-businesses-to-redirect-dollars-to-public-schools

Chestnut Hill Local, “Mt. Airy USA and East and West Mt. Airy Neighbors launch Mt. Airy Schools Initiative”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/04/10/mt-airy-usa-and-east-and-west-mt-airy-neighbors-launch-mt-airy-schools-initiative/

Newsworks, “Germantown Avenue redevelopment efforts continue in Mt. Airy

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/52419-germantown-avenue-redevelopment-efforts-continue-in-mt-airy/

Chestnut Hill Local, “Mt. Airy USA renovates mixed-use building”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/04/04/mt-airy-usa-renovates-mixed-use-building/

Philadelphia Inquirer, “On the Boards”

http://articles.philly.com/2013-04-09/business/38376454_1_creative-group-inc-human-relations-reed-smith

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy celebrates a year of Final-ly Fridays”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/52963-mt-airy-celebrates-a-year-of-final-ly-fridays/

Newsworks, “EMAN to team up with Mt. Airy USA to become a Neighborhood Advisory Committee”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/53081-eman-to-team-up-with-mt-airy-usa-to-become-a-neighborhood-advisory-committee-/

Newsworks, “Germantown Avenue redevelopment efforts continue in Mt. Airy”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/52419-germantown-avenue-redevelopment-efforts-continue-in-mt-airy/

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “Mt. Airy, USA Board of Directors Adds New Members”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/articles/mt-airy-usa-board-of-directors-adds-new-members

Mt. Airy, USA, Release: “Three New Additions to Mt. Airy, USA Board of Directors”

http://gomtairy.com/news/mt-airy-news/2013/03/04/three-new-additions-to-mt.-airy,-usa-board-of-directors/

Chestnut Hill Local, “Mt. Airy USA finalist for Lovett Park grant”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2013/02/13/mt-airy-usa-finalist-for-lovett-park-grant/

Newsworks, “Mt. Airy USA’s ‘ Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ 2013 [Gallery]”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//mt-airychestnut-hill/50474-mt-airy-usas-guess-whos-coming-to-dinner-2013-gallery

Mt. Airy, USA, Release: “Mt. Airy Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.”

http://gomtairy.com/news/mt-airy-news/2013/01/10/mt.-airy-celebrates-the-life-of-martin-luther-king,-jr/

Chestnut Hill Local, “Residents raise questions about Lovett Library Park”

http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2012/12/11/residents-raise-questions-about-lovett-library-park/

Newsworks, “Lovett Park renovation project expected to start in 2013”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/ma-ch/item/48119-lovett-meeting

Newsworks, “Bass ‘Party With a Purpose’ Dec. 14″

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local//item/48112-bass-party-with-a-purpose-dec-14/

Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch, “School Could Expand in to East Mt. Airy”

http://chestnuthill.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/school-could-expand-in-to-east-mt-airy