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Delaware River Waterfront

Things to Do

Everything to Do, See, and Eat on the Delaware Waterfront this Season

When we can’t sneak off down the Shore, we grab a little slice of that boardwalk life much closer to home. Each year as the […]

Foobooz

Philly’s Biggest Restaurant Ever — Five Years in the Making — Is Now Open

1,400 seats. That’s the size of the Liberty Point (the new riverfront property from Avram Hornik and FCM Hospitality), which officially opened on Tuesday, May […]

Foobooz

Morgan’s Pier Just Reopened for the Season

In the restaurant world, you can always tell when we’ve turned the corner on the seasons. Patios reopen, ramps return, and rooftop bars get busy […]

Property

Inside the Plan to Bring New Energy to the PECO Power Station on the Waterfront

They’re keeping the smokestacks.  The eight 167-foot-high chimneys of the former PECO Delaware Generating Station haven’t barfed out noxious exhaust from coal that’s burning to […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Charter a 1961 Picnic Boat on the Delaware This Summer

A Philly Mag colleague of mine coined this “the summer of boats,” and she’s not wrong. In addition to the floating tiki bar that launched […]

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Property

Graffiti Pier to Get 900 New Neighbors

When you return home from work at the end of the day, is the last thing you want to see before you get home this? […]

Foobooz

The Delaware River Will Be Home to Three New Open Air Restaurants

FCM Hospitality is having a very busy summer. In addition to operating both locations of Parks on Tap, opening up Juno, and keeping their other […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Delaware Is the River of the Year!

It always seemed a shame to us that we got the lovely name “Pennsylvania” for our state while the one just below us, not to […]

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City Life

Foglietta Plaza May Be Philly’s Most Criminally Underused Public Space

I got a call from a Queen Village resident asking for help solving a mystery: Why doesn’t anybody use Foglietta Plaza for anything? If the […]

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Property

On the Market: Big, Bold Townhouses Coming to the Delaware Riverfront

Work is now underway on a new quartet of extra-large townhouses at the corner of Callowhill and Water streets on the Delaware riverfront. Dubbed Callowhill […]

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City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Our Very Own Ghost Ship

Goonies fans (and really, who’s not? “One-Eyed Willy!”) are already familiar with the concept of “ghost ships,” vessels found at sea with their crews either […]

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Things to Do

Things to Do Along the Delaware River Waterfront

The city’s waterfront along the Delaware River is pretty happening these days, but it was a long time coming. Residents of a certain vintage have […]

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Be Well Philly

Kayaking Excursions On the Delaware Return For a Second Summer

This story has been updated. When someone coming to Philly for the first time asks for a “must-do,” it’s common to hear (and give) recommendations […]

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City Life

Here’s When Spruce Street Harbor Park Reopens for the Summer

It’s only beginning to truly feel like spring now that temperatures are rising and flowers are blooming all around us — so naturally, we’re eagerly anticipating […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

16 Enchanting Waterfront Wedding Venues Around Philadelphia

Love the idea of waterfront wedding venues? Don’t stick to the beaches that you’re used to. Instead, get out and explore some of the region’s […]