Monday, December 11, 2017

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Media’s New “Home Office”

Cindi Sutera knew she needed a change.  The marketing professional realized her home office in Glen Mills was becoming more “home” than “office”.  She needed a real space of her own.  She needed room to grow.  Not just a spare bedroom or basement of their corporate headquarters. The problem?  Renting a full-time office costs money. That’s when Sutera heard about Headroom. The new “entrepreneurial ecosystem” in the downtown Media that helps startups and small businesses with affordable, short-term office space. For monthly and even hourly rates, entrepreneurs and small business owners share the contemporary designed second floor space overlooking Media’s State Street. ... Read More »

Support for Police “A Mile Long”

There were no marches. No speeches. No protests. Just “Thanks”.  Nearly 3,000 people lined the Baltimore Pike in Springfield Sunday afternoon to show support for local police. “This is just amazing. I’m completely floored” said Amanda Viglione the organizer of the rally.  The event began on Facebook a month ago and has been gathering momentum ever since. Many were holding signs of support or simple black posters with a blue line had little or no connection to law enforcement. Most came just to tell police thanks for all they do.  A collection was also being. The donations collected will go ... Read More »

UPDATE:Walgreens Pulls Out of Havertown Project.

UPDATE: Walgreens has withdrawn its  zoning appeal at the Common Pleas Court seeking to uphold variances for the proposed store and drive-thru facility at the corner of Darby and Eagle Roads.  Walgreens has terminated their agreement with the property owner.  I do not have any additional information as to the future of the Darby and Eagle Roads site.    via:Commissioner Jane Hall If you grew up in Havertown you remember may remember going in for penny candy as a little kid.  It’s a place where your mother went to pick up cough medicine or Pepto Bismol when you were sick.  And ... Read More »

Dining Delco:Trattoria Giuseppe

trattoria giuesppe,edgemont

It’s great to have some restaurants in Delaware County where you just don’t have to think about what you are going to get.  Consistency is the key to to any great business. Give people what they expect. The success of McDonald’s is not because a Big Mac tastes delicious. It’s the Big Mac tastes the same whether it’s made in Broomall or Birmingham. Customers like to know what they’re getting when they walk in the door. There’s a certain comfort to that. Like an old sweater. Consistency is what you get when you visit Trattoria Giuseppe’s in Edgemont.  Expect the ... Read More »

4th of July Events in Delaware County

  Aldan Parade & Festivities July 4, 2014 (Raindate Sat July 5th) 11:00 AM Ardmore Parade Friday July 4, 2014 10 AM Chestnutwold Elementary at 10am, up Morris Rd, ending at Elwell Field Aston Fireworks Friday July 4, 2014 7pm/Fireworks at dusk Sun Valley High School Clifton Heights Parade & Festivities Friday, July 4, 2014 10 AM CAPP USA on Marple Avenue Collingdale Parade & Festivities Friday July 4, 2014 8:45 AM   Chester Fireworks Friday, July 4, 2014 10 PM-Harrah’s Philadelphia Lansdowne Parade and Festivities Friday July 4, 2014 9:00 AM – Noon East Greenwood & Wycombe Avenues, continues along ... Read More »

Delco’s Newest Eagles Cheerleader

Thank god we woke up before noon today. Otherwise we would have missed Fox 29’s segment with the new squad of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders.  Double bonus that we found out that at least one of the new girls is from Delco. We only know she’s “Victoria from Garnet Valley”. Hopefully we’ll find out more about this blonde bombshell.  We might have to buy season tickets now.  We’d love to do a profile on her.  If you know who she is drop us a line at info@delcopride.com.  Read More »

Delco’s Voice Audra McLaughlin eliminated from “The Voice”

UPDATE 5/7/14 We are sad to say that Audra was eliminated on Tuesday night despite a great effort by fans to Tweeted #VoiceSave Audra. It was a magnificent run for our favorite Delco country singer.  It was a privilege to see her sing every week and see her rise to stardom.  Thanks for taking us along for the ride Audra.  Can’t wait to see what is next for you. UPDATE:5/5/14 Team Blake Shelton’s contestant Audra McLaughlin took the stage tonight on THE VOICE for her Top 8 live performance.  Audra sang “Forgive” by Rebecca Lynn Howard.  On tonight’s show the remaining artists from each coach,Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Usher and Shakira’s team performed live for America’s vote ... Read More »

Indie Film Shooting in Media

It may not yet be the Hollywood of the East Coast but the borough of Media is becoming a hotbed for TV and film production.  Production crews have taken over Sligo Irish Pub on State Street for an independent film “Bad Boys-Crazy Girls”.  Production trucks and crews were seen all morning in and out of the pub. We hear they are filming several scenes in Media and Delaware County. The films stars Adam Pally from “The Mindy Project” and “Happy Endings”  Several local background actors have been hired for the production as well. According to the movie’s website “Bad Boys ... Read More »

Beers for Books

OK. File this one under:Genius. Your drinking can now help the world become a better place.  Lifelong Delconians and brothers David an Jack Cunicelli of 320 Market Cafe (713 Chester Road, Rt. 320, Swarthmore) have launched “Beers for Books”.  And just as the title sounds it’s exactly what it does.  It’s a fundraiser to help increase adult literacy in Delaware County and fueled by the admiration of fine craft brews. Here’s how the programs works. Craft beer lovers donate $5 to enjoy half price craft-brew draught beers from 16 taps from 5:30- 8:30pm every Wednesday night through the month of ... Read More »

Delco Veteran’s Memorial: One Year Later

On May 13, 2013 Governor Tom Corbett and a host of local, state and federal dignitaries dedicated the Delaware County Veteran’s Memorial to the men and women of Delaware County who have given the ultimate sacrifice in all of our nation’s wars and conflicts. A year after the dedication, we took a recent afternoon visit to the Memorial that is really a “must see” if you are in the area.  The small, simple but powerful memorial is a fitting tribute to our hero neighbors but also a nice history little lesson of our past conflicts. 18 foote granite columns outline ... Read More »