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Arts and Entertainment: Five Murals To Put On Your Radar for Fall 2017

Arts and Entertainment: Five Murals To Put On Your Radar for Fall 2017

Philadelphia is a city where you can find murals and street art in many neighborhoods. From Isaiah Zagar’s Magic Gardens in South Philly to the “wicked” Philly-style graffiti seen around the city, the street art scene is constantly being evolving. Here are five works to keep an eye out for in fall 2017:   Curing […]

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Germantown: How One Woman and One Foundation Are Working Towards “One Less”

Germantown: How One Woman and One Foundation Are Working Towards “One Less”

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released 2016 data that placed Philadelphia at the top of the list as the poorest big city in the nation. With a poverty level close to 26 percent, the city seems to be making very little improvement financially. Enter Ingrid Shepard, the executive director of The One Less Foundation, a nonprofit […]

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East Falls: Town Watch Is Appreciated but Understaffed

East Falls: Town Watch Is Appreciated but Understaffed

Once every month, Mary Jane Fullam organizes meetings for the East Falls Town Watch, an organization that she has been a part of since its inception in 1998. Since then, she has assumed the role of president within the organization. The East Falls Town Watch consists of 12 people, with Fullam running the entire nonprofit […]

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West Oak Lane: Five Must-See Landmarks in the Philadelphia National Cemetery

West Oak Lane: Five Must-See Landmarks in the Philadelphia National Cemetery

West Oak Lane is a vibrant residential neighborhood in Upper Northern Philadelphia that is home to one of the United States’ 135 national cemeteries. On the corner of Haines Street and Limekiln Pike lies the Philadelphia National Cemetery, an armed forces cemetery established in 1862. This burial ground contains the graves of soldiers who served […]

 

West Oak Lane: Book Bag Drives And More Happening This Week

West Oak Lane: Book Bag Drives And More Happening This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Women’s Fitness Bootcamp– Monday, Aug. 21, 6:30-7 p.m., Younger Days Dance Studio (6405 N. Broad St.) Malik’s Journey Foundation Presents Back to School Book Bag Giveaway– Saturday, Aug. 26, 1-5 p.m., Pennypacker Elementary […]

 

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News – Fatal Shootings And Jewelry Launch Event

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News – Fatal Shootings And Jewelry Launch Event

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about West Oak Lane.  Woman arrested in fatal shooting of man in West Oak Lane – A woman was taken into custody Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man on the 1500 block of Orland Street during what police described […]

 

West Oak Lane: Basketball Games And More This Week

West Oak Lane: Basketball Games And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Wissahickon EMpowerment : Tuesday, August 1, 10-11:15 a.m., Ned Wolf Park (7018 McCallum St.) Shawna’s House Inc. Basketball Game Fundraiser : Saturday, August 5, 2-4 p.m., New Covenant Gym (7500 Germantown Ave.) […]

 

West Oak Lane: Summertime Jam And More Happening This Week

West Oak Lane: Summertime Jam And More Happening This Week

Looking for things to do this week in West Oak Lane? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Breakwater Summertime Splashdown Jam: Friday, July 28, 7 p.m. – 3025 Walnut St. Del Val Reunion- The Last Days: Saturday, July 29, 8 p.m. – H & H Banquet Hall (2036 Haines St.)

 

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News — Community Meetings And Paint Mixers

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News — Community Meetings And Paint Mixers

In case you missed it, we found a few things places where people were talking about things happening in West Oak Lane.  The Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District PSA Meeting – On Thursday, July 20, a community meeting was held for police servicing West Oak Lane. The meeting allowed community residents to voice concerns with […]

 

West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  EQ Conversation Café (Elkins Park): Brains for Collaboration: Tuesday, July 18, 7-8:30 p.m., Lea Brovedani’s (8107 High School Rd.) Understanding Your Credit Report – Clarifi Ambassador: Wednesday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. […]

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