Germantown

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Philly: “A City With a Rich History of Municipal Incompetence.” But for Once We’re Not Alone.

In Next City, Patrick Kerkstra makes Philly negative exceptionalists feel better by pointing out that while Philadelphia demolition regulations are, indeed, lax, it’s far from […]

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Philly: “A City With a Rich History of Municipal Incompetence.” But for Once We’re Not Alone.

In Next City, Patrick Kerkstra makes Philly negative exceptionalists feel better by pointing out that while Philadelphia demolition regulations are, indeed, lax, it’s far from […]

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Today Was Germantown High’s Last Graduation

CBS 3 reports on the last graduation at Germantown High — 120 seniors ending their school careers on the same day the school ends its […]

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House of the Day: 4BR Home With Ridiculously Exquisite Period Details for Less Than $350,000

We expect this single-family brick Victorian in West Germantown to get snapped up quickly. It’s got off-street parking, an enormous back yard, and a ton […]

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Abandoned America Tours Keep Selling Out. Photos By Laura Kicey

Matthew Christopher is a photographer of decrepit, abandoned places who shares his technical expertise with other photographers in weekend workshops. The Abandoned America series took […]

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Homeowning Nightmare: “My House Is Infested With Raccoons”

We first started hearing animals in the walls shortly after we bought our 1920s twin in Germantown in 2009. No problem, we thought. The inspection […]

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Garden Profile: The Old Tennis Court Farm

It’s only the fourth season for this community garden in Germantown, and already 51 plots have been hacked out of the asphalt of a row […]

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Germantown High Grad Bill Cosby Thinks Germantown High Should Close

Germantown High is closing at the end of this school year, but one of its most famous alumni—Bill Cosby—isn’t shedding any tears. He told NewsWorks […]

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The Biggest “Lunatic” in Philly Journalism

The most important neighborhood newspapers you’re probably not reading are the Germantown Chronicle and the Northwest Independent. One spot in Philadelphia where these papers have […]

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Mini Trini To Start Hosting Pop-Ups

Mini Trini, the Trinidadian food truck is hosting a series of pop-up dinners starting this Wednesday and following weekly. The dinners will start at just […]

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Apparently, No One at PHA Has Seen Poltergeist

At 301 West Queen Lane, which intersects with Pulaski Avenue, a “Burial place for all … Negroes … and Mulattoes as they Die in any […]

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“Mad Hatter” Package Puts Germantown High on Lockdown

A package left on a sidewalk in Germantown had Germantown High on lockdown this morning. The bomb squad was called to check out a suspicious […]

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Dump Truck, SEPTA Bus Accident Injures 16 in Germantown

Authorities say that 15 passengers and the driver of a SEPTA bus were injured Wednesday morning when the bus was rear-ended by a dump truck. […]

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Cliveden Winter Beer Festival This Saturday

The Cliveden Winter Beer Festival and Fundraiser takes place this Saturday in Germantown. The festival takes place at the Cliveden’s historic grounds where the site […]

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Geechee Girl Getting Props

Germantown’s Geechee Girl Rice Cafe has been getting noticed of late. Geeche Girl builds upon traditional southern rice delicacies with Chinese, Thai and other world […]