Germantown resident Tom Casetta, Station Manager at G-Town Radio, connects deeply with the community through his role and “Listen Up!” music program. He shares his favorite things about Germantown here.
Kiyomi “Kiki” Bufford transforms a salon bed into a safe space for men to embrace skincare and empowerment with her expert hands.
After contentious community discussions, a proposed development threatening the Pulaski-Zeralda Garden’s future took an unexpected turn as the development team withdrew their application, opting to sell the parcel directly to the gardeners, marking a notable victory for community empowerment and the preservation of green space.
The Colored Girls Museum (TCGM), situated in Germantown, faces zoning challenges that jeopardize its future. Despite global impact and local support, founder Vashti DuBois navigates a year-long struggle, recently presenting her case for a variance to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, with the museum’s fate pending a decision based on the acquisition of a Certificate of Tax Clearance.
The November 2, 2023 epiosde of the Germantown Info Hub hour, originally aired on Thursdays on G-Town Radio on 92.9 FM.
Steven C.W. Taylor has been named PABJ’s 2023 Visual Journalist of the Year, showcasing Black culture and community emotions through his lens. Explore his award reaction, Ubuntu inspiration, and more in our latest feature.
Multiverse is a recently opened comic book store in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, that focuses on BIPOC storytelling and art. Co-owned by Gralin and Sara Zia Ebrahimi Hughes, it offers a diverse selection of comics and books and aims to create an inclusive community hub for fans of all backgrounds.
Explore Afromation Avenue’s expansion into Germantown, a street art initiative fostering community empowerment and representation.
Pedro Rodriguez’s journey from a student activist in the 1970s to a lifelong community advocate in Philadelphia. His work spans housing advocacy, government roles, and even leading the Philly Counts 2020 campaign. In retirement, he continues his activism, emphasizing the power of multiracial coalitions.