History/Culture

Skippack Happening: Spotlight on Skippack, Pennsylvania

Skippack Happening: Spotlight on Skippack, Pennsylvania

WHY IS SKIPPACK SO AWESOME? What makes the small town of Skippack, Pennsylvania one of the most beloved small towns in the Philadelphia region? For starters, its rich history is ingrained into the personalities and residents who fill its charming streets. Visually, the town is decorated with a string of small businesses who along with […]

Black Sheep Pottery

Shaping Creativity in the Heart of Skippack

The ability to express yourself, to push your boundaries, to learn who you are and what you’re capable of, to look at life in a way you never imagined, all of these are possible through art. We can feel it in all our senses and apply it to any situation. Art is something we all […]

Armario

Armario: Artistry that Inspires the Soul

Teachers, community supporters, artists and philanthropists, these are just a few of the amazing qualities found in the owners of Skippack’s most purposeful shop, Armario. Theresa and Vanessa are long time friends and residents of Montgomery County. They started working together 15 years ago at the same company and eventually found themselves working less than […]

Picture Perfect: Sandra Lee Photography

Picture Perfect: Sandra Lee Photography

Nestled away in the heart of Skippack Village lies a small cottage that can only be compared to what you might expect from of a fairy tale. Although small in size, the building is full of history, personality and small town charm, thus making it a perfect reflection of Skippack itself! It’s who and what […]

Skippack’s Slice of Heaven

Skippack’s Slice of Heaven

Since June of 1989, Chiaro’s Restaurant in Skippack has been serving our residents the very best in homemade Italian food. Family owned and operated, this local BYOB and Italian restaurant have made their mark in our local community as the place to go for quality, scratch made dishes. Everything you will see and taste here […]

Accent on the Rocks

History Reborn at Accent On the Rock’s

From the past to the present, that is the underlying theme behind this article, and one of Skippack’s latest shopping destinations, Accent On the Rocks! It’s hard to appreciate the present if we don’t remember and honor the past. For owner Mary Bohidar, this small village is very much a part of both. Montco Happening […]

Accent on the Rocks

Art from the Heart

In the very beginning, the Artisans Nest gift shop was located in a small, renovated chicken coop tucked away in Skippack, thus brining a whole new meaning to the words, “small business”. It was the dream of owner Debbie DiPaolo to do what she loved in a town she considered to be home, no matter […]

The Wooden Duck

Wooden Duck Dynasty

A staple of the Skippack community, the Wooden Duck Shop has been providing sophistication and style to women all across our region for over 40 years! Purchased in 2000 by Art and Jane Berger, the Wooden Duck Shop has kept their historic roots intact by offering an amazing level of customer service combined with a […]

Carisma Restaurant

The Spice is Right in Skippack Village with Carisma Restaurante

Skippack is home to a wide variety of restaurants that represent flavors from all over the world. Whether you fancy Italian, French, American or Japanese, the lovable Village of Skippack contains an incredible amount of culinary diversity to satisfy even the most specific of tastes. One of the most exciting new editions to Skippack’s impressive […]

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Keep Cool in Montco

These “Keep Cool” Tips are presented by Hillis Public Adjusters. Hillis Public Adjusters are property damage experts. Hillis advises and assists commercial and residential insurance policyholders through the overwhelming task of submitting an insurance claim.   They specialize in exposing the damages that often get overlooked by insurance companies while interpreting ambiguous insurance policies, helping clients get the money they need to rebuild […]