Honoring Germantown’s Past By Looking Towards Its Future

Honoring Germantown’s Past By Looking Towards Its Future

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A nonprofit group that started as a means of protesting issues in Germantown is hoping to expand its operations. Germantown United Community Development Corporation is a startup nonprofit led by Andrew Trackman, its president and only full- time employee. Trackman…

Valentine's Day at the Northwestern Equestrian Facility

Valentine’s Day at the Northwestern Equestrian Facility

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Laughter and cheerful, young voices traveled through the indoor horse arena at the Northwestern Equestrian Facility during the evening festivities on Feb. 21. The 10 children in attendance, ranging from 8- to -12-years-old, spent their Friday glamorizing horses and competing…

The greatest show in Germantown: Philadelphia School of Circus Arts teaches both circus skills and life skills

The greatest show in Germantown: Philadelphia School of Circus Arts teaches both circus skills and life skills

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While some kids head to basketball practice or dance lessons after school, 7-year-old Zhanna Winward is heading off to her private lesson at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts. Her mother, Marci, sits and watches from up above the studio…

Snow hasn’t dampened Spring plans for Wissahickon Valley Park

Snow hasn’t dampened Spring plans for Wissahickon Valley Park

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With the recent maelstrom of snow and ice that has hit Philadelphia, many businesses are struggling to recuperate in time for the spring season. Wissahickon Valley Park, however, is ready to take on the warmer weather and all that it…