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Community organizer brings passion to promoting Germantown businesses

...the GUCDC, two local businesses secured Storefront Improvement Program grants -- Rita's Water Ice at 5815 Wayne Ave. and Happy Bread, a café soon to open at 5701 Germantown Ave...

...Water Ice at 5815 Wayne Ave. and Happy Bread, a café soon to open at 5701 Germantown Ave.

    Community organizer brings passion to promoting Germantown businesses
    At 32, Emaleigh Doley has earned a top-notch reputation for grassroots organizing. Much of her volunteer work has focused on Germantown: She and her sister Aine are founders of The W Rockland Street Project, an effort to invigorate their city block "through community organizing and small-scale urban interventions," according to their website.
    http://www.newsworks.org

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A guide to Fringe in NW Philly: Poe, 'colored girls,' Pandora’s Box

...55 N. Broad St. on Sept. 11-12, and the group's home space at 21 West Washington Lane on Sept. 18-19...

Germantown juggler and former Cirque du Soleil performer Greg Kennedy's Innovative Juggler promises a one-of-a-kind spectacle through his expertise both as an engineer and a circus artist. See the show at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, 5900 Greene St., on Sept. 4-13.

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The show is coming to Historic Rittenhouse Town, 208 Lincoln Drive, on Sept. 4-19. It runs for 1.5 hours, and is intimate and interactive...

...Audiences can see the show in two different venues: Arch Street United Methodist Church at 55 N. Broad St. on Sept. 11-12, and the group's home space at 21 West Washington Lane...

ENDOME will be offered at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., on Sept. 11-13. Five dollars from each ticket sale will be donated to the Endometriosis Foundation of America.

Also coming to Mt. Airy is Stilt: A Play In One Act ($15) from Mitchell Bloom and Megan Diehl at Allens Lane Park, 601 West Allens Lane, Sept. 11-13.

Manayunk Theatre Company's The Dolls of New Albion is a "Steampunk opera" that explores a strange question: "Can you resurrect a person's soul and place it in a machine so it can live on?" It's coming to Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 1 Rector St. in Manayunk on Sept. 3-12.

    A guide to Fringe in NW Philly: Poe, 'colored girls,' Pandora's Box
    For the second year in a row, Northwest Philly gets its own pages in the 2015 Fringe Festival catalog. From juggling to Edgar Allan Poe to a Steampunk opera to a performance about living with endometriosis, patrons in Germantown, Mt. Airy, Manayunk and Chestnut Hill won't have far to go for a wide range of performances.
    http://www.newsworks.org

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The Buzz on this Year’s Sixth Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival

Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm (6026 Germantown Avenue) offers a full day of events for the whole family on Saturday, September 12, 10...

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The Wagner Free Institute of Science (1700 W. Montgomery Avenue) will host the first official day of the festival on Friday, September 11. Children’s...

Bartram’s Garden (54th Street & Lindbergh Blvd.) hosts the final day of the festival on Sunday, September 13, 10 am – 4 pm. Special features include the children’s Be-A-Bee costume parade, native plants sale, beer and mead sampling with Philly Homebrew Outlet, and the Cooking With Honey Contest.

...hive design based on the principle of “bee space.”  You can see the marker at 106 South Front Street in Philadelphia, his birthplace. The 2015 Philadelphia Honey Festival is sponsored by The Colony Meadery...

    The Buzz on this Year's Sixth Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival
    Here at Geekadelphia we have the buzz on the sweetest weekend event to bee seen at this September (it's okay, I'll show myself out): the sixth annual Philadelphia Honey Festival returning the 11th, 12th, and 13th at three historic sites around the city.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

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Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 39th District [VIDEO]

Northwest Detective Division is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspect who robbed Wayne Fresh Coffee Shop at 4909 Wayne Avenue.

    Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 39th District [VIDEO]
    Northwest Detective Division is asking for the public's assistance to identify and locate the suspect who robbed Wayne Fresh Coffee Shop at 4909 Wayne Avenue. On Saturday 8/29/15 at approx 4:20pm Police responded to a radio call for 'Robbery' at the Wayne Fresh Coffee Shop located at 4909 Wayne Avenue.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

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Newsworks’ 2015 Labor Day Shore Guide

Ocean City welcomes autumn again with its annual King and Queen of Plop coronation on Friday, Sept. 4., 11 a.m. at the 9th Street Beach. Contestants in the quirky competition vie for the crown by falling dramatically to the sand in slow motion. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and is free.

    Newsworks' 2015 Labor Day Shore Guide
    A "secret celebrity" who introduced a dance craze in Wildwood, NJ., 55 years ago will return for the Labor Day weekend to help bid farewell to Summer 2015. The "secret celebrity" will also be the special guest Sunday at an all day block party and concert from noon till 9 p.m.
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