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This Snow-Filled Proposal in Fairmount Park is Just Too Cute

There’s no getting around it — Philly’s first snowfall last weekend was straight-up beautiful. While the flurries made a beautiful backdrop for wedding photos, they also […]

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The August Blues Are Real: 10 Outdoor Activities You Need to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Guys, we hate to break it to you, but we’ve only got one month left of summer (the last day of summer is September 22nd). […]

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Bookmark This: A Handy Map of Fairmount Park’s Secret Gems

Just in time for your daydreams about the weekend to start up, the folks over at Curbed Philly have created a handy 17-stop map to Fairmount […]

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Bring Back the Fairmount Park Guard

When the neighbors in expensive homes near Fairmount Park’s Devil’s Pool recently complained of trash, debris, and decadent behavior from the many visitors to Philadelphia’s […]

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Fairmount Park Is Getting a Zipline (and a Treetops Rope Course!)

Fairmount Park is home to many hidden Philly gems: a “pavilion in the trees,” vintage baseball games, a butterfly garden and a 100-year-old giant wooden slide – […]

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Fairmount Park Is Getting a Zipline (and a Treetops Rope Course!)

Fairmount Park is home to many hidden Philly gems: a “pavilion in the trees,” vintage baseball games, a butterfly garden and a 100-year-old giant wooden slide – […]

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Here’s When (and Where) to Look at Cherry Blossoms This Year

It’s almost spring. That means it’s almost cherry blossom season – and THAT means that soon enough, you should make your way to Fairmount Park to take […]

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Yay! Greenhouse Yoga Is Back in West Fairmount Park 

If you’ve been thirsting for some greenery in your life (winter has that effect, doesn’t it?), take note: The Fairmount Park Conservancy is bringing their greenhouse […]

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Bookmark These: Running and Hiking Routes to See Fairmount Park’s Historic Mansions on Foot

This past weekend, the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted their third annual Jingle Jog, which takes runners on either a five-mile or 8.2-mile route through Fairmount […]

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Tour the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park During ‘A Very Philly Christmas’

It’s the 45th year for the holiday house tours in Fairmount Park and the six historic homes known as the “Park Charms” are all decked […]

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Fairmount Park Was Just Named One of 15 Great Places in America

Now might be a good time to visit that Fairmount Park bucket list, before the crowds swarm: The American Planning Association just named the park […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Boathouse Row

It all started with a dam. In 1821, the City of Philadelphia dammed the Schuylkill River as part of a complex plan to provide clean […]

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The Ultimate Fairmount Park Bucket List

The thought of venturing into the quiet, green, EL-less land that is Fairmount Park can seem a bit intimidating when what you’re used to traipsing around in is […]

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The Philly Fitness Instagrammer Who Turns Fairmount Park Trees Into Workout Equipment

When was the last time you climbed a tree? Personally, I can’t remember, but I’m guessing it was at least a decade ago. I’d actually […]

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Homicide Captain: Victim Was Killed in Fairmount Park

Police have made three arrests in the June 14th murder of 26-year-old Toy Charda Bryant of Chester, whose body was found handcuffed and stabbed in Fairmount […]