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Run With Olympians at the First Annual Belmont Plateau Hall of Fame Classic

I’m sure plenty of you reading this have run a bazillion races in your lifetime, but how many of you have ever gotten to run alongside […]

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Post Brothers’ Presidential City Renovation Party

In 2013, the Post Brothers bought the prestigious Presidential City and are underway with a $100 million renovation of the highly visible complex on the edge […]

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Hooray! Guided Trail Runs in West Fairmount Park Return This Spring

We’re trying our hardest to forget all about this long, cold, dreary winter. (Yes, yes, despite all the snow predicted for tomorrow.) So we’re thrilled when […]

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Ice Queen Sculptor Creates a Poseidon in Logan Square

The snow may be on its way out, but Don Harrison, the man responsible for that stunning Shiva the Ice Queen sculpture in Fairmount Park […]

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Instagram User Finds Gorgeous Ice Sculpture in Fairmount Park

Imagine taking a snowy morning walk through Fairmount Park and suddenly encountering what appears to be a life-sized queen made of ice under a bridge. […]

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10 Holiday Attractions You Must See In Philly

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Do This: First-Ever Jingle Jog Around the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

And the holiday runs just keep on comin’, folks: December 6th, Fairmount Park Conservancy is hosting the first-ever jingle jog, an 8.2-mile run through Fairmount […]

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Philly Historic Homes Get the Gingerbread Treatment at Shops at Liberty Place

For the fourth year in a row, the Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display is ringing in the holiday season with gingerbread abodes. Local chefs […]

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Lace Up Your Running Shoes: Boxers’ Trail Run is September 13th

How often can you say your morning workout took place at Joe Frazier’s old training spot? Probably not very often, right? Well, here’s your chance: […]

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Run Secret Trails in West Fairmount Park With New Guided Trail Runs

The Fairmount Park Conservancy just launched a new trail running series to showcase often overlooked—but gorgeous—running trails in West Fairmount Park. “Our intention is to expose […]

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9 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Philly

Can’t make it to the shore this holiday weekend? Philadelphia’s got you covered. Here, we round up seven Memorial Day Weekend events to keep your mind off the […]

From left: Chris Matthews, MSNBC, Kathryn Ott Lovell, Michael DiBerardinis, Deputy Mayor of the Department of Parks and Recreation, and Mayor Michael Nutter.
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Fairmount Park Conservancy 7th Annual Centennial Celebration

Thursday night at the Horticultural Center, the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted its 7th Annual Centennial Celebration, and it attracted a record number of guests (475) […]


Don’t Eat the Portico Just Yet: Fairmount Park Mansions as Gingerbread Houses

Our friends over at Foobooz went over to the Shops at Liberty Place to take a look at some delicious-looking edible real estate: 13 gingerbread […]


The Gingerbread Mansions of Fairmount Park

From now till November 22nd, thirteen gingerbread houses representing mansions of Fairmount Park will be on display at the Shops at Liberty Place. All thirteen […]

City Life

Eakins Oval About To Become Philadelphia Family Fun Spot

Our friends at Foobooz have already noted the arrival of food trucks at Eakins Oval—it’s part of a broader summertime transformation of the space into […]