pastorius park concert series… starts tonight!

  Pastorius Park is located in Chestnut Hill at the corner of Millman Street and Hartwell Lane.  Concerts begin at 7:30pm.  Great spot to bring a picnic, blanket, lawn chairs and kids!  Lots of great music and dancing to be had while the kids run around the pond and search for frogs. June 18 WXPN Welcomes: […]

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#YesAllWomen hits chestnut hill
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After the immensely tragic shootings in Isla Vista, CA and the misogynistic video rantings of the alleged shooter, the hashtag #YesAllWomen quickly blanketed the interwebs. The hashtag and subsequent movement call out acts of violence and aggression to which women are subjected simply because they’re female. While #YesAllWomen is filled with stories about harassment and […]

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local entrepreneur gives natural urban play a new twist

While out to dinner one night, Rhode Island School of Design grad student Christina Kazakia recounted favorite childhood memories with her friends.  The common theme among those memories?  Outdoor play. For her thesis project, Kazakia focused her research on outdoor play.  She eventually honed in on the ways children play with fallen sticks.  Sticks provided […]

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weekend family fun

Local   Native Trees Tour Morris Arboretum Saturday, June 7th 11am This Saturday morning tour Morris Arboretum and get to know your local trees. Bask in the shade of the Dogwood and the American Holly. Free, with Admission       Germantown Flea Grumblethorpe Saturday, June 7th 10am-4pm Browse, shop and support local artisans with […]

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how we almost drowned last summer
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  How we almost drowned last summer…   Summer is a glorious time for outdoor enjoyment.  We love us some summer in our family.  And while I’m a pretty staunch safety Mama, I’m always trying to be as free-range a Mama as I can be.  With summer comes so many opportunities to say yes to […]

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