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30,000 employees in more than 600 thriving businesses can’t be wrong.



It doesn’t matter which of the six neighborhoods you live in, all of our residents enjoy life on the Ave.




Do you hear that? It’s opportunity knocking.  Exciting potential for brokers and developers wanting in on the next big thing.




There’s so much to do here. Where will you begin?



Bala Cynwyd Farmers’ Market Thanksgiving Turkey Sales!
Nov 2 – Nov 25 all-day

Time to talk turkey. Livengood Family Farm is taking orders now, pick-up for the Wednesday before Thanksgiving market, 10am-2pm. Order your holiday bird through Dwain’s website:

2015 Leaf Recycling Program (locations include City Ave)
Nov 14 – Dec 19 all-day

The City of Philadelphia 2015 Leaf Collection and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 9, according to an announcement by the Streets Department. For the duration of the program, bagged leaf drop-off will be offered citywide on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Residents can drop off bagged leaves starting Nov. 14 and through Dec. 19 (with the exception of the Saturdays following Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving holidays) at the following locations in West Philadelphia:

66th and Haverford Avenue
54th and Woodbine Avenue
43rd and Powelton Avenue
72nd and Buist Avenue

Please note that only leaves in biodegradable (brown paper) bags will be accepted at the above locations. Brown paper bags can be purchased at home improvement stores, including Monarch Hardware on Walnut near 45th. Bags placed at the curb will be collected as trash, not recycling.

Mechanical Leaf Collection
Mechanical leaf collection will be offered in addition to bagged leaf collection in areas with a heavy concentration of leaves. Residents are urged to sweep and bag any remaining leaves and take them to one of the drop-off locations or they may be placed out with regular trash collections.

In West Philadelphia, mechanical leave collection will take place from Nov. 16 through Nov. 20 in the following areas:

Monday, Nov. 16
• 72nd to 66th Streets, from Malvern Avenue to City  Avenue
• 66th to 63rd Streets, from Malvern Avenue to City  Avenue

Tuesday, Nov. 17
• 63rd to 58th Streets, from Upland Way to City Avenue
Wednesday, Nov. 18
• 63rd Street to 58th Street, from Upland Way to City Avenue
• 58th Street to 54th Street, from Upland Way to City Avenue

Thursday, Nov. 19
• 54th Street to 49th Street, from Wynnefield Avenue to City  Avenue
• Wynnefield Avenue to Columbia Avenue, from 54th Street to Parkside Avenue

Friday, Nov. 20
• 38th to 52nd Streets, from Baltimore Avenue to Spruce Street
Residents who live in the areas listed above are encouraged to sweep all the leaves to the curb prior to the scheduled leaf collection date for their area.

The Bala Cynwyd Farmers’ Market @ Barmouth Trailhead @ Cynwyd Trail
Nov 26 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

New Location!

On the Cynwyd Heritage Trail

At the Barmouth Trailhead

At the end of East Levering Mill Road


Still the same hours:

Thursdays 2:30-6:30pm


Seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, plants and honey from the Garden State and Lancaster County; rustic breads, baguettes, baked goods, cookies and challah fresh from the bakeries; Kennett Square mushrooms; sustainably raised meats and pastured eggs; Wonderful Good’s cheeses and award-winning pickles.