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8 Times City Hall Tried to Kill Fun

There’s nothing like a group of municipal lawmakers to ruin a good time, and the good folks over at Philadelphia’s City Hall seem to be […]

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The Dumpster Pool Is Dead. Long Live the Jersey Barrier Pool!

Philadelphians like to swim. We like our 70 public pools. We like our mystical Devil’s Pool, even if it’s a little dirty and dangerous (and illegal). And when we […]

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Discouraged From Swimming in Dumpsters, Philly Embraces Pickup Truck Pools

Last month, Philly got resourceful. When temperatures skyrocketed, residents on Cedar Street lined a dumpster with tarps and filled it with fire hydrant water to create their own […]

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L&I to City Residents: No Dumpster Pools

By now you may have seen this story of two enterprising Philadelphians at Billy Penn. For the Cedar Street Block Party last weekend, Justyn Myers […]