Weekend Edition Saturday, hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon, wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.
Our look at the top 50 photos of the year in Northwest Philadelphia continues today with photos 21 to 30.
They include star pitcher of the Taney Dragons and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy student Mo’ne Davis, the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of “We Could Be King,” a documentary chronicling a historic year at West Oak Lane’s Martin Luther King High School, a massive water-main break at East Falls’ Bakers Centre, Keil Reijnen crossing the finish line at the annual Philly Parx Casino Cycling Classic, an end-of-summer performance by kids at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts in Germantown, the launch of a behavior initiative at Roosevelt Elementary School, the MLK Cougars gearing up for the 2014 football season, runners passing through East Falls during the Philadelphia Marathon, a poetry festival in Vernon Park and MLK football player Dawayne Young with his family.
Click here for photos 31 to 40 and here for photos 41 to 50.
West Philly’s roller skating medical worker is turning a neglected park into ‘Skate U’
Granahan Playground and Skatepark is getting a smooth makeover thanks to Cohen Thompson.
2 days ago
Wax presidents, Black historical figures greet visitors at first Philly museum to reopen
The first Philadelphia museum to reopen premieres a touring show of Madame Tussauds wax figures.
Mayor Kenney waives code violation notices for recent Philly protests
The waiver applies to any code violation notices given out in the last month, including for all forms of disorderly conduct as well as failure to disperse.
3 days ago
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