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Top 5 stories to look for in Northwest Philly

 Check back for a look at how Read and Eat is faring on Germantown Avenue. (Neema Roshania/WHYY)

Check back for a look at how Read and Eat is faring on Germantown Avenue. (Neema Roshania/WHYY)

Here’s a look at what’s to come in Northwest Philadelphia this week. 

1. Chestnut Hill is already known for being one of the most heavily-treed areas in Philadelphia. Now a new campaign called “Re-Tree the Avenue” is gaining funds to line over seventy areas along Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill. We’ll have the full story.

2. Speaking of trees, we will have a round up of where to drop off your used Christmas tree in Northwest Philly.

3. Mt. Airy’s Geechee Girl is closing. We’ll have a look at what went into the decision and what the owners behind the soul food restauarant are saying. 

4. Local photographer Tieshka Smith is opening an exhibit of her work in Chicago, her hometown. The exhibit features her photos of children in Northwest Philadelphia. Check back for more information on her work. 

5. Jake Sudderth took over used book store Walk a Crooked Miled Books over the summer. The longtime Mt. Airy staple moved from the Mt. Airy train station to Germantown Avenue. Check back for an update on how the store is doing and what Sudderth has planned next. 

 

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