Here’s a look at what you may have missed in Northwest Philadelphia this week:
The for-profit company wanted to move three of its alternative education programs to Germantown in time for the start of the public-school year on Sept. 9. The plan seemed poised for approval, but is now on hold until the district can inspect the aging building. Check out Aaron Moselle’s story to learn more.
Shane and Jocelyn Brody don’t always have to flip on the stereo if they want to listen to music. Sometimes, they can simply stand by their neighbor’s fence or a rain spout. The free tunes are likely coming courtesy of a nearby antenna farm. Check out Alan Jaffe’s story for more details.
Religiously-fueled bloodshed in Egypt got Solomon Jones thinking about nonviolence and a West Oak Lane property that’s now changed spiritual hands three times. Check out his latest blog post to learn more.
Players from the East Falls-based organization worked hard to raise enough money to travel to and compete at this year’s American Tennis Association’s national tournament. They didn’t let up when they got to Florida, taking some home several top honors. Check out Carrie Hagen’s story to learn more.
Daoud Shaw has been in the business for more than four decades. He’s kept up with the times, but still keeps a few old school techniques in his toolkit. For him, it’s all about capturing the magic of live music. Check out Aaron Moselle’s story for more details.