Lily Pads Frozen Yogurt celebrated its grand opening April 13. Photo/Shannon McDonald
Not quite yogurt, not quite ice cream, but just in time for the warm weather is Lily Pads Frozen Yogurt, the newest addition to the shopping center at 3130 Willits Rd. in Academy Gardens.
Saturday’s grand opening started at 10 a.m., and was marked by an old-fashioned car and pink, purple and green balloons in the busy parking lot. By noon, the shop was bustling with customers as employees greeted the new patrons, complimented kids on their yogurt concoctions and wiped small messes off the green counters. continue reading »
“It happened in the Bustleton section of the city.”
No, it didn’t.
NBC10 was on the 2800-block of Grant Avenue yesterday for a school bus crash. If you’ve never been to that part of Grant Avenue, it’s that non-resident stretch around Ashton Road and its biggest claim to fame is the Northeast Airport. continue reading »
With repairs to the Holme Avenue Bridge complete, the Holme Circle Civic Association has turned its attention to the rest of the avenue, specifically, the Circle.
Serving three major roads and connecting the pockets of Winchester Park and Ashton, the Circle has seen better days. By PennDOT’s estimate, 40,000 vehicles pass through it everyday, prompting the HCCA to want a better impression form the neighborhood.
Talks of a beautification project began late last year when the bridge reopened, but HCCA members Joe Razler, Elsie Stevens and Mike Gould are now weighing their options for first steps.
“We haven’t set a fixed dollar amount yet to raise,” Gould told members. continue reading »
Father Graham, Pastor of St. Jerome’s Parish, passed away just a few days after Christmas. His parishioners set up a Facebook page in his memory, and the Inquirer yesterday featured a full obituary detailing his accomplishments. continue reading »
For the second time in the last year, Stop & Shoop market at Ashton and Willits roads has been burglarized. As CBS3 reports, two thieves used a crowbar to enter the store over night. continue reading »