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Artblog Radio — Vashti DuBois of The Colored Girls Museum

...of color. Our conversation was recorded on April 8, 2016, at The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19144. Tours are offered most Sundays, but do check the website to confirm...

    Artblog Radio - Vashti DuBois of The Colored Girls Museum
    Most rooms in The Colored Girls Museum are dedicated to women of color; their names are framed in the doorways. This is a museum of Herstory told through art, through shout outs to accomplished and heroic women, and through everyday stories about ordinary and extraordinary lives.
    http://www.theartblog.org

22 hours ago

Adorable Germantown Twin Asks $170K

508 W. Clapier Street [Keller Williams]

    Adorable Germantown Twin Asks $170K
    There's a lot to like about this 3-bedroom, 1-bath home-and we're not just talking about its nice asking price. Take a tour of the property, which just hit the market this week.
    http://philly.curbed.com

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103-Year-Olds Crowned Prom King and Queen

BBP_8117Prom King and Queen dance to I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder (credit: Bobby Bates)

    103-Year-Olds Crowned Prom King and Queen
    SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ (CBS) - Prom is always a special occasion for high-schoolers but last week a different group of seniors had the chance to join in the excitement. Brandywine Senior Living, based in Mount Laurel hosted a prom for centenarians-all of the 100-year-olds and those close to it that reside in their senior living communities throughout New Jersey.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Jane's Walk - Discover Germantown—History, Hope, and Promise for the Future

Greene Street and Chelten Ave. Bus Stop

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...buses. From Center City or South Philly, I recommend taking the Broad Street subway to Broad and Erie, then the H or XH bus. Both routes pass through parts of Germantown not included...

3 days ago

Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club in Germantown included in 'Great Migration' project

Located at 328 W. Coulter St., the Wissahickon club was the first local athletic club opened to the largest wave of...

    Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club in Germantown included in 'Great Migration' project
    Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club in Germantown included in 'Great Migration' project - GERMANTOWN >> The Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club contains much of Germantown's rich athletic and African-American history, so it is little wonder that this historic Northwest Philadelphia center is part "The Great Migration: A City Transformed (1916-1930)" project by the nonprofit Scribe Video Center.
    http://montgomerynews.com

4 days ago

Thomas B.K. Ringe Jr., 88, pilot and lawyer

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 400 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor. Later, there will be a private burial at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd.

    Thomas B.K. Ringe Jr., 88, pilot and lawyer
    Services are planned for Saturday, June 18, for Thomas B.K. Ringe Jr., 88, of Berwyn, a former Navy pilot, lawyer, and businessman. He died Saturday, April 9, from complications of pneumonia at Paoli Hospital. Mr. Ringe became an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia after graduating in 1956 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
    http://www.philly.com

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423 W Manheim St, Philadelphia, PA 19144 posted 2 photos to Fotella:

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Apr 29

For disparate cast in tragic tale, life will never be the same

He was released in May 2015, returning to the house in the 4400 block of Morris Street where he lived with his mother, his grandmother, and siblings.

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Around 2 p.m. April 9, the day after the break-in, a minister was walking from a restaurant in Fern Rock when he turned onto the 5700 block of North Park Avenue. Out of the corner of his eye, he saw a masked man behind him.

    For disparate cast in tragic tale, life will never be the same
    When Quron Willis was 12, his sixth-grade teacher asked his students to put their dreams on index cards. On his card, the Germantown boy wrote: "I want to be a famous football player for my career." Five years later, that dream was off track.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 28

Red City (The)

Germantown White House (Independence National Historical Park), 5442 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    Written by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) and published in 1908, The Red City: A Historical Novel of the Second Administration of President Washington is a historical romance, a genre whose plot typically consists of a quest, followed by trials, and ending in marriage.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

Apr 28

After chairing Obama's bioethics commission, Gutmann will stay out of public policy to focus on Penn

...My entire focus right now is on Penn and Penn’s future,” she said. “So I don’t have any plans now to do this...

    After chairing Obama's bioethics commission, Gutmann will stay out of public policy to focus on Penn
    Academia is often cited as being far removed from the "real world" - even more so from Capitol Hill - but a few scholars and groups at Penn break that mold. President Amy Gutmann is one of them. She answered President Barack Obama's request for her to chair his Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethics in 2009 with a resounding yes.
    http://www.thedp.com

Apr 28

Apr 27

14 New Philly Fitness Studios to Know About Now

Where: 2 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore

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Where: 1519 Walnut Street, 3rd floor, Rittenhouse

Where: 2623 West Girard Avenue, Brewerytown

Where: 303 East Church Road, 2nd Floor, King of Prussia

Where: 1233 Locust Street, Midtown Village

Where: 1640 Fairmount Avenue, Fairmount

Where: 928 Christian Street, Bella Vista

...news for all the Center City dwellers out there: A second location, this one at 16th and Sansom streets in Center City, will follow in the fall. More info about what you can...

Where: 3050 West Master Street, Brewerytown

Where: 725 Chestnut Street, Washington Square West

Where: 421 Fairmount Avenue, Northern Liberties

    14 New Philly Fitness Studios to Know About Now
    Man, it is a busy time to be writing about fitness in Philly. But don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining. It's a great problem to have! There is SO much going on in the Philly fitness world right now, including lots - we're talkin' double-digits-lots - of new fitness studios popping up around town.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Apr 27

Helen Betts Lloyd dies at 86

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, 230 W. Coulter St. in Germantown. A viewing is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Burial will be in Chelten Hills Cemetery.

    Helen Betts Lloyd dies at 86
    TO HEAR HER children tell it, Helen Inez Betts Lloyd was a perfect mother, who managed a home with eight children while her husband worked at Westinghouse. After her youngest child started school, Mrs. Lloyd went to work, first at the Atlantic Thrift Store and later as a home health care nurse.
    http://www.philly.com

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Apr 25

Germantown: Lack of Supermarkets Causing Concern in Community

A&P filed for bankruptcy for the second time in 2015 and announced the closing of 25 of its underperforming stores. Two stores shut down in Delaware, 10 in New Jersey, five in New York, and eight in Pennsylvania, including its Germantown store, 176 W. Chelten Ave.

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In 2014, parent company ALDI sold Bottom Dollar Food to a leading competitor. All 46 Bottom Dollar Food locations in Philadelphia went out of business, including the one located at 6301 Chew Ave. which closed its doors last January.

    Germantown: Lack of Supermarkets Causing Concern in Community
    Recent grocery chain corporate restructuring has not only affected sales and store performance, it has created a food desert of sorts in Germantown where two grocery stores recently shut their doors. "We're suffering greatly," the Rev. Chester Williams, president of the Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club, said.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

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Apr 23

As primary election approaches, Clinton and Sanders campaigns rev up in Germantown

With Pennsylvania’s presidential primary looming on Tuesday, the campaigns of Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are heating up in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, a predominantly black Democratic stronghold of some 40,000 residents that may be a litmus test of the African-American vote citywide.

    As primary election approaches, Clinton and Sanders campaigns rev up in Germantown
    With Pennsylvania's presidential primary looming on Tuesday, the campaigns of Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are heating up in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood, a predominantly black Democratic stronghold of some 40,000 residents that may be a litmus test of the African-American vote citywide.
    http://wp.lasalle.edu

Apr 23

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