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Montgomerian on the Move: You’re Strong, Don’t Panic

Montgomerian on the Move: You’re Strong, Don’t Panic

Anna Idler “If I yell ‘PANIC’, it means everyone gets into the middle of the boat, oars up, until I say when,” our guide explained. “The river is very high today so we will need to do this command.” So, yelling PANIC means stay calm? Are you kidding me. I wrap my feet around the […]

A Piece of North Wales History for BKZ Merchant Services

A Piece of North Wales History for BKZ Merchant Services

by Erin McNelis One of the wonderful things about living and working in Montgomery County is the daily union of modern conveniences and rich history. For BKZ Merchant Services, that union has taken center stage this summer. The 14 year-old company, owned by local entrepreneur Bob Zimmerman, recently moved their offices to 217 East Montgomery Avenue in North Wales, which […]

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3 Cultural Festivals for End of Summer Fun

by Betsy Natter The Philadelphia area is rich with cultural heritage and Montgomery County is no exception. As a way of sharing their ethnic heritage, culture, food and artistry with their communities, three local organizations are inviting the local community to join in their annual festival celebrations. Stop by one or more to learn about […]

Montgomerian on the Move: Riding Switchbacks to Sunset

Montgomerian on the Move: Riding Switchbacks to Sunset

by Anna Idler All GPSes were faulty. The small one attached to our rental car’s dashboard kept showing us going off the designated route and struggling to “recalculate”; our two phone maps showed us being close to the road we needed to get on, but provided no direct way to get there. “There” being Talaia […]

Enter to Win $500 in Groceries from Whole Foods Market

Enter to Win $500 in Groceries from Whole Foods Market

Summer is winding down and back to school chaos is upon us. First, it’s the parent-teacher nights. Before you know it, Halloween. And then the holidays are knocking at your door! Local Whole Foods Markets are dedicated to helping families access, prepare, and enjoy fresh and healthy food. Short on time? Convenient prepared foods and online ordering help make eating nutritiously more convenient […]

Buyers browse for unique gifts at the Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills

5th Annual Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills

The Friends of Pennypacker Mills is holding its fifth annual Craft Marketplace on the grounds of the Mills, located at 5 Haldeman Road in Schwenksville, on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. Rows and rows of wonderful handmade treasures—from cute and cuddly baby blankets to stylish sterling silver and gemstone jewelry—are […]

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

By Betsy Natter Horses have long been one of man’s closest companions. They come along side in work, provide transportation and capture the hearts of young and old alike. And while not everyone can own their own equine friend, several local farms share their beloved animals and knowledge of these special creatures with the public. […]

2016 Happenistas Night Out

2016 Happenistas Night Out

Happenistas Night Out is back! Hello Happenistas! The region’s ultimate Ladies Night Out is back, hosted by Montco Happening, Bucks Happening, Hunterdon Happening, & Philly Happening. On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6PM to 9PM, you’re invited to a spectacular evening at Sheraton Bucks County in Langhorne, PA. Happenistas Night Out will kick off Montgomery County’s fabulous holiday season. Shop and […]

How to Start the School Year Off Right, presented by Jamba Juice

How to Start the School Year Off Right, presented by Jamba Juice

Summer is quickly coming to an end and it’s time to get ready for a new school year. Gearing up for the new year can be fun and exciting, but children are often anxious about the year ahead. They’re not ready for summer to be over! Who will be in their classroom? Will they like […]

Montgomerian on the Move: When In Rome

Montgomerian on the Move: When In Rome

By Anna Idler “It should be right around this corner.” I don’t question Rachel’s otherworldly sense of direction anymore. It’s pitch black outside, we haven’t been to Rome in six years, and despite all of these tiny winding streets, she still knows the exact spot where we lived when we studied abroad. And where we […]