5 stories to watch for in Northwest Philadelphia

 Check back this week for a story on the Crazy Cow Cafe and Comedy Club on Manayunk's Main Street. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Check back this week for a story on the Crazy Cow Cafe and Comedy Club on Manayunk's Main Street. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Here’s a look at a few of the stories we’ll be covering in Northwest Philadelphia this upcoming week:

 

1. On Thursday, East Falls residents met with the owner of the school bus company on Fox St. The concern was over the noise that the buses make during the school year and summer while getting to Route 1. The meeting was prompted by neighbors seeking to reach an agreement to reroute the busses. Check back this week for Queen Muse’s coverage of the meeting and its outcome.

2. A Pew Research Study was released recently that showed the city as a whole had a drop in home ownership, a departure from the city’s traditionally high levels. However, some neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia were the rare exception. Look for Michael Buozis’ article on the study this week.

3. The Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy is holding a literacy event for children on Sunday. The all-day event will feature authors and mini concerts of Disney songs. Check back soon for a recap from Marcus McCarthy and Brad Larrison. 

4. A café and comedy club share the same building on Main St. in Manayunk, creating a unique dynamic. Crazy Cow Café is on the first floor and the comedy routines are held on the second floor. Watch for Michael Buozis’ look into this unique setup.

5. With a recent boost to the science, technology, engineering and math curriculums at JS Jenks school, the Chestnut Hill public school will be renamed JS Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences. Look for Neema Roshania’s article detailing the switch and future for the school.

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