Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places to Know Along Germantown Avenue

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places to Know Along Germantown Avenue

Germantown Avenue is one of Philadelphia’s oldest cobblestone streets. The charming strip stretches across Northwest Philadelphia from Chestnut Hill to Mount Airy. Once a route where trolleys ran, the avenue features unique shops, bars, restaurants and historical attractions. Featured below are five locations anyone should look into if they find themselves walking up or down […]

 By James Riggio and Max Webber

Germantown: Historic School and Gravesite in ‘Sweet Concord’

Germantown: Historic School and Gravesite in ‘Sweet Concord’

In colonial and early America, it would have been hard to find a place where people of all races, religions and social statuses were treated as equals. That wasn’t the case, however, at Germantown’s Upper Burying Ground, for at least a portion of its existence. When the cemetery was first opened in 1693 it was […]