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With the Opening of The Discovery Center, the Public Can Finally Explore a Hidden Reservoir in East Fairmount Park

You know, if I was going to write a throwback Nancy Drew novel, I’d probably title it something like The Mystery at the Hidden Reservoir. […]

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Articles

Inspiration Point: DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Favorite Place

Each month Philadelphia magazine asks notable Philadelphians to share their favorite spots in the region. This month, we go on a stroll with record producer, […]

News

Police Search for Man Missing for 2 Weeks; Car Found Burned in Fairmount Park

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who has been missing for more than two weeks. A police K-9 team and the man’s relatives scoured Fairmount […]

Property

New Homes Rise by the River in East Falls

Now making their way towards completion by the banks of the Schuylkill in East Falls: 13 modern townhomes on a plot of land that’s right […]

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Fairmount Park’s New Treetops Zip Line and Ropes Course Is as Insanely Fun as You’d Imagine

On May 12, the long-awaited Treetops Quest zip line and ropes course is opening in Fairmount Park. We had the chance to check it out […]

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Fairmount Park’s New Zipline Course Opens in May

Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park sprawls over 2,000 acres — and as such is packed with a ton of cool places and activities to explore. Starting in May, […]

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Here’s Where You Can Still Get a Broad Street Run Bib — And Partake in Some Fun Training Runs

Whether you’ve already got your Broad Street Run bib, or missed the lottery and wish you did, there are some super-fun runs on the calendar […]

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Here’s a Map of All the Best Sledding Hills Around Philadelphia

Updated for 2018 by Bailey King. Whether you view a serious dousing of snow as the winter gods smiling or scowling upon us, one thing […]

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Philly Is Getting a Women-Only Triathlon This Summer

Okay, ladies, whatever you had planned for this summer, go ahead and scrap it. Because the only thing that matters right now is the all-women […]

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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 […]

News

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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News

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 – […]