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On the Market: Rollin’ on the River at Penn’s Landing for $349K

Are you one of those people who rushes down to Spruce Street Harbor Park in the summer to grab a hammock before they’re all taken? […]

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This 15-Mile Boating Adventure Will Take You Through Both of Philadelphia’s Rivers

If you’ve been talking about boating on the Schuylkill River for years now — as so many long-time residents do — there’s a perfect, only […]

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Here’s When the New Scenic Cherry Street Pier Will Open

Get ready, Philly: The revitalized Cherry Street Pier — featuring Delaware river views, artist studios, an outdoor garden and a cafe — is scheduled to make […]

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WATCH: A Boat Went Up in Flames on the Delaware River

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. A 30-foot boat, docked near the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia, was engulfed […]

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Swimmers, This Isn’t the Weekend to Cool Off in the Delaware

Remove “taking a dip in the Delaware” from your bucket list for this weekend: Authorities in Bucks County are warning would-be swimmers to steer clear […]

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Did You Lose a Wedding Ring in the Delaware River?

A New Jersey woman found a wedding ring in the Delaware River while tubing in Bucks County last week, and she’s trying to get it […]

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The Dedicated Sailors (and … Jet-Skiers?) on Philly’s Rivers

The Delaware River is extremely choppy when I sail for the very first time. I’m on a small boat with three members of Philadelphia’s Liberty […]

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HipCityVeg Is Opening a Food Stand on the Delaware River Waterfront

Step aside, funnel cakes: We’ve got better boardwalk food this summer. Starting May 11, HipCityVeg — Philly’s top spot for vegan fast casual food — is […]

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Philly Is Planning a 10-Acre Waterfront Park in the Northeast

Rumors of a giant waterfront park in Bridesburg have been swirling for years – since 2014, in fact. This week, Philly Parks and Rec entered the […]

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Republican Power Broker, CEO Found Dead in Delaware River

A Republican powerbroker and CEO was found dead in the Delaware River this week. Police pulled 83-year-old Fred Anton’s body from the waters around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, one day […]

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EPA Cuts Could Make the Delaware Goop Again

Preserving the environment so it remains sustainable for future generations? For the birds! So says the administration of Donald Trump, whom you’ll no doubt remember […]

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Deer Rescued From Delaware River Near Penn’s Landing

Philadelphia police rescued a deer in the Delaware River Thursday evening. According to CBS3, officers with the department’s Marine Unit spotted the deer stuck in a […]


New York Developer Buys Shovel-Ready Penn Treaty Park Project

Shovel Ready Projects LLC has sold its latest shovel-ready project, the 19-unit Views at Penn Treaty, to New York-based developer Gotham Bedrock LLC for $7 […]


Funding Secured for Penn’s Landing Makeover

At a noontime news conference at Penn’s Landing, Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, and Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation announced that together […]

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The Know-It-All Guide: Philadelphia, River Town

Breaking Down Bartram’s Mile The latest, and southernmost, segment of the Schuylkill River Trail held its ribbon-cutting in April, and it’s remarkable: Once an industrial […]