Germantown Avenue

Trolley Car Diner in Mt. Airy.
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Andrew Kramer
October 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you've driven along Germantown Avenue in Mount Airy at any point over the past two decades, you've probably noticed the Trolley Car Diner. Tuesday, though, was your last chance to step inside and get some food.
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Trolley Car Diner
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Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is losing a landmark. Employees were notified Monday that the Trolley Car Diner in Mount Airy will close in mid-October. For 19 years, the distinctive diner on Germantown Avenue, complete with an old SEPTA trolley car out front, served up scrapple and...
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Aretha Franklin performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Center for Performing Arts on July 27, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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August 16, 2018 - 1:34 pm
By Cherri Gregg and David Madden PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Aretha Franklin, leaves behind a legacy of friends and memories across the globe — particularly in Philadelphia. She spent some of the earliest days of her career in this city. Franklin was in her late teens when she began performing...
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The view southward down North Broad Street from Huntingdon Street.
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Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly Free Streets returns for its third year on Saturday with a full day of activities. The location this year is along North Broad Street from City Hall all the way to Germantown Avenue. (An outpouring of community support recently extended the route a block...
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