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    Jen78 is offline Junior Member
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    Default Starting new life in Philly!

    I've lived in the Cincinnati area my whole life, and now in my 30s I'm moving to Philly in a few weeks! We have decided on a place in Upper Darby to start out. How do I even begin in a place I've never been to?! We are going to have to find a church (we go to a Pentecostal church now, with an awesome pastor!), there are no Krogers there (our grocery stores), nor is our bank there. I want to find a good dance studio for myself (good adult classes) and my older child (he is 3 with a TON of energy and LOVES music). I have been looking on google maps, but websites are only so informative. So, basically, does anyone have suggestions for:

    A church (diverse, Biblically sound)
    A dance studio (adult and child classes)
    A bank, or possibly a credit union
    The best grocery store (we get some stuff from Whole Foods like meat, but can't afford to get everything there! We eat unprocessed foods)
    A playground in Upper Darby

    Anything else that would be great for a family with two small children (boy and girl)

    I appreciate any help!! Thank you!!!

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    AsYouWere is offline Banned
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    Hi Jen, my wife's oldest brother has been living in UD for about 15 years and is very spiritual, so if you'd like to meet him I could provide his cell.

    For shopping there's an Amelia's near there we visit that offers great prices on staples, or travel off-peak north on I-476 to the BJ's and Metroplex in Conshohocken where there's a Giant, Target, etc. Just a 20 minute drive.

    BJ's has the freshest meats and the cheapest deli counter. I just secured another free 60 day membership by walking up to the cust service desk and asking for it. Ikea is next door.

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    Jen78 is offline Junior Member
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    Thanks for the info! Yea, finding a church is top priority. So sad to leave our church family here, but excited for what lies ahead. An email address would be great. Thanks, AsYouWere

 

 

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