Here’s a look at what you may have missed this week:
A grassroots, gun-control group took to the streets of Germantown over the weekend in an effort to spotlight and reverse the neighborhood’s ongoing struggle with gun violence. Check out Trenae McDuffie’s story to learn more about the rally led by Neighborhood Partners to End Gun Violence.
A brazen mid-day shooting left a 36-year old father dead and police with yet another murder to investigate. NewsWorks’ contributor Matthew Grady was on the scene as officers gathered evidence with Renford Levy’s family nearby.
Philadelphia’s thirst for craft beers appears unquenchable at times. From the home brewer on up, everyone seems to be on the hunt for full-bodied suds. NewsWorks contributor Meg Frankowski talked to a pair of brewers in the city’s Northwest section to learn what goes into making the bar mainstay.
Space has gotten a bit tight for the neighborhood full-service shop. To remedy the situation, Afshin Kaighobady and Meenal Raval of Philly Electric Wheels have opened a separate storefront space near their current one on Germantown Avenue. Check out Yasmein James’ story for more details.
The special admissions middle school will soon kick-off its first year in Roxborough after an elementary school at that location was closed. Though school doesn’t start for another week, teachers were inside the building on Tuesday to make its walls more welcoming. Check out Aaron Moselle’s story to learn more.
After two years, the green-focused festival has been discontinued. In its place will rise a new food-centered event that will serve as a preview of the neighborhood’s Restaurant Week. Check out Maura Filoromo’s story to learn more.