Philly’s SEPTA faces a massive budget gap, putting the Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail line at risk. Residents, businesses, and organizations have united to save it. Learn more about their efforts here.
The February 15, 2024 episode of the Germantown Info Hub Hour on G-Town Radio, originally aired on Thursdays at 5 p.m. on 92.9 FM.
Visit Philadelphia collaborates with the Free Library and Little Free Library, distributing over 1,500 banned books by Black authors in “Little Free(dom) Libraries” across the city for Black History Month, with Historic Germantown serving as a distribution site to promote literacy, challenge censorship, and celebrate Black stories.
Participatory Defense helps people navigate the justice system for better outcomes. Here’s more about the hubs and where to find them.
It’s officially February, which means it’s Black History Month! When it comes to Black History, there is no shortage in Germantown, from historic homes to literary residents. GIH has compiled a running list of BHM events happening around G-Town this month.
Need in Deed is hosting an Educational Equity Forum on Feb 5 to discuss inadequate funding policies in Philadelphia’s education system. The event is free, requires registration, and will be live-streamed.
Perfectly Flawless Boutique is a small fashion haven in Germantown. Owner Crystal Jackson strives to enact social good by offering discounts on her merchandise to customers if they bring old clothes, which will be repurposed to those who need them for free.
As we step into a new year, Germantown is poised for exciting developments and community-driven initiatives. Here’s a glimpse of what to anticipate between now and December 31.
SEPTA is gearing up for a Bus Revolution, and it’s set to bring some major changes to the Germantown routes. This move comes after taking into account feedback from the community and addressing ridership challenges.
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.