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Top 9 stories of the week in Northwest Philly

...the epicenter of community friction in southwest Germantown. But on Wednesday, the cleared lot at West Queen Lane and Pulaski Ave. hosted a ceremonial-groundbreaking celebration for a $22 million project slated to bring 55 new...

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In a section of the city where on- and off-street spaces are tough to find and getting tougher, even the small lot at 147 Gay Street — which offers spots for 30 vehicles — has become a flash point pitting residents against developers in Manayunk.

33 hours ago

See Philadelphia from the top of City Hall

I've run into so many people who aren't aware that you can go to the top of City Hall for a beautiful view. We went there on Monday as you can see in these pix. It's $6 for the ticket to the top -- only about 6 people at a time. ($4 for seniors) It's beautiful, and you can go to the Christmas Village across the street and have lunch nearby.

http://fotella.com/taps/RHkcv2_NX4SspP

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Multiple Robberies 22nd District DC# 14 22 095542

3:10 Robbery 5753 Wayne Ave DC# 12-14-076523 - Duration: 3:10. by 1,663 views

2:42 Robbery 5401 North 5th St 5743 Wayne Ave DC# 12-35-054201 DC# 12-14-053410 Reward - Duration: 2:42. by 1,949 views

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...2014, the Complainant, a 47 year-old male, was working inside Jaer Grocery located at 1262 North 29th Street when two black males entered armed with guns demanding money and cigarettes. After taking an...

...complainant, a 61 year-old male, was working inside the North 19th Grocery located at 1821 North 19th Street when two black males entered the store pointing a handgun while demanding money. One of...

...the complainant, a 66 year-old male, was working inside the Perelta Grocery located at 2938 Oxford Street when two males entered the store armed handguns demanding money. After taking and undetermined amount...

...the complainant, a 61 year-old female, was working inside the Rodriquez Grocery Store located 1350 North 29th Street when two males wearing masks entered the store pointing handguns demanding money. After taking an...

...employee, a 41 year-old male, was working inside the Karen Mini Market located at 1400 North 30th Street when two males entered the store pointing handguns at him and a second employee, a...

...complainant, a 46 year-old female, was working inside the Torres Grocery store located at 1900 Ringgold Street when two males entered the store pointing handguns while demanding money. After taking an undetermined...

0:56 Burglary 6825 Frankford Ave DC# 13 15 117060 - Duration: 0:56. by 1,071 views

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2:42 Robbery 5401 North 5th St 5743 Wayne Ave DC# 12-35-054201 DC# 12-14-053410 Reward - Duration: 2:42. by 1,949 views

3:31 Burglary 2831 N 22nd St DC #13 39 070450 - Duration: 3:31. by 1,771 views

1:39 Commercial Burglary 1933 Spruce St DC# 14 09 032169 - Duration: 1:39. by 489 views

2:02 Burglary 3501 Frankford Ave DC# 12-24-084698 - Duration: 2:02. by 980 views

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Robbery 3300 Aramingo Ave DC #14 24 109875

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1:38 Robbery 500 S Broad DC# 12-17-013346 - Duration: 1:38. by PhiladelphiaPolice 2,977 views

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2:13 Robbery 2101 W Lehigh Ave DC# 12-39-016567 - Duration: 2:13. by PhiladelphiaPolice 1,127 views

2:33 6727 N. 5th St. 7-Eleven Robbery 4-22-10 DC# 10-35-030631 - Duration: 2:33. by PhiladelphiaPolice 4,378 views

0:57 Robbery 5122 N 11th Street DC# 12-35-081833 - Duration: 0:57. by PhiladelphiaPolice 578 views

0:57 Robbery 180 W. Girard Ave DC#13-26-010526 - Duration: 0:57. by PhiladelphiaPolice 694 views

2 days ago

We are having an amazing Guitar & Poetry Holiday Jam here at the center right no...

We are having an amazing Guitar & Poetry Holiday Jam here at the center right now! Thanks to poet Victoria Peurifoy for being an excellent host, and Monnett Sudler Honesty for instructing these great musicians!

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Updated Dec. 18th

Dec. 19- PHA Groundbreaking at Queen Lane is celebrated with Community Fair at Resident Council Office, 5325 Pulaski Ave., starting 9 a.m.

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Dec. 19- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Holiday Party for children at KIPP Charter/Motivation HS, 59th & Baltimore Ave., 4-7 p.m. Choir, dancers, magician, ornament making, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus. For info (717) 580-2138.

Dec. 20- 1st N.E. Comeback, Giveback Festival hosted by State Rep. Mark B. Cohen at Lawncrest Rec Ctr., 6000 Rising Sun Ave., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring Congressman Brendan Boyle and State Sen. Christine Tartaglione and N.E. HS Choir. For info Deb Whittingham (215) 342-2168.

Dec. 20- Republican 27th Ward Leader Matt Wolfe hosts Christmas Party at 4256 Regent Sq., 7:30 p.m. No RSVP needed, just show up! For info (215) 387-7300.

Dec. 27- 63rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Holiday Party at Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan Rd., 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Tickets $30. For info Brian Eddis (215) 284-2594.

Dec. 30- George Matysik holds Fundraiser for councilmanic race at 3510 Cottman Ave., 8:30 p.m.

Jan. 12- 71st Birthday Celebration for Smokin’ Joe Frazier at H & H (Help & Hope) Banquet Ha., 2036 E. Haines St., 6-9 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 8 Pete Lyde (267) 303-3203 or petesoreal@aol.com. Free.

Feb. 1- Super Bowl XLIX at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford Ave., 2 p.m.

3 days ago

Groundbreaking event marks ceremonial start of $22m PHA project in Germantown

...59-year-old public-housing structure was imploded. But on Wednesday, the cleared lot at West Queen Lane and Pulaski Ave. hosted a celebration...

4 days ago

We are having an amazing Holiday Luncheon here at the center with The Incomparab...

We are having an amazing Holiday Luncheon here at the center with The Incomparable Ms. ViVienne Lewis performing both a Holiday set and a Jazz set! We want to send a BIG THANK YOU to the volunteers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and everyone else who helped put this together! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Double bass player Xavier Foley and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine (Astral Artist...

Double bass player Xavier Foley and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine (Astral Artists) are giving an amazing performance right now at Center in the Park.

Dec 12

Geechee Girl Rice Cafe is closing

My friend, Valerie Erwin, has announced that Geechee Girl Rice Cafe is closing after many years. They're still open until the end of the year, so now is the time to visit. Geechee Girl Rice Cafe, 6825 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119. 215-843-8113 www.geecheegirl.com

Dec 11

Update Dec. 11th

Dec. 19- PHA Groundbreaking at Queen Lane is celebrated with Community Fair at Resident Council Office, 5325 Pulaski Ave., starting 9 a.m.

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Dec. 14- Dan Grace and Local 830 host Children’s Christmas Party at DC 21 Hall, 2980 Southampton Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Dec. 14- Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 hosts annual Christmas Party for members’ children of its at Union Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 14- City Council candidate Sherrie Cohen holds Fundraiser at 7213 Cresheim Rd., 4-6 p.m.

Dec. 16- Grands As Parents hosts Christmas Party for Children, sponsored by DA Seth Williams at 2231 N. Broad St., 5:30-8 p.m. For info Jean Hackney (215) 236-5848.

Dec. 27- 63rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Holiday Party at Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan Rd., 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Tickets $30. For info Brian Eddis (215) 284-2594.

Dec 10

We want to personally thank Chestnut Hill Gardeners for the amazing job they did...

We want to personally thank Chestnut Hill Gardeners for the amazing job they did decorating our Center! Thanks for decking the halls,

Dec 10

CIP Songsters Unlimited Annual Holiday Concert - SRO @ CIP- directed by Dr. Jero...

CIP Songsters Unlimited Annual Holiday Concert - SRO @ CIP- directed by Dr. Jerome Lang

Dec 10

We had a packed house today for an amazing Songsters Holiday Concert!

We had a packed house today for an amazing Songsters Holiday Concert!

Dec 09

Theft from auto 4201 North Broad St DC# 14 25 101055

2:15 Burglary 5034 Germantown Ave DC# 14 39 062452 - Duration: 2:15. by 695 views

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Theft from auto 4201 North Broad St DC# 14 25 101055

Dec 09

We still have tables left for the HOLIDAY BAZAAR on Monday, December 15th! Do yo...

We still have tables left for the HOLIDAY BAZAAR on Monday, December 15th! Do you have some treasures you'd like to sell as gifts? Visit or call our Program Office at 215-848-7722 ext. 225 for more information!

Dec 09

We'd like to send a HUGE THANK YOU to Chestnut Hill Gardeners for bringing cheer...

We'd like to send a HUGE THANK YOU to Chestnut Hill Gardeners for bringing cheer to the center by decorating for the holidays! It looks great!

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