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HughE Dillon: Fairmount Park Conservancy Celebration

Thursday night, the Fairmount Park Conservancy held its 2012 Centennial Celebration, bringing guests together at the Horticulture Center. The event featured a cocktail reception, silent […]


Philly’s Urban Polo Team Wins Another Championship

Work to Ride—a non-profit created to help urban youth access equine sports—won its second consecutive National Interscholastic Polo Championship. Last March, the Fairmount Park-based program […]


Philly One of World’s Best Cities for Parks

As if we needed any reminder after the gorgeous weather we enjoyed last week, Frommer’s has included Philly on its list of the greatest cities […]


14 Ways to Make Philadelphia Better

Not very long ago, I wrote a post about my retail wish-list for our city (speaking of which―Nordstrom! Crate and Barrel! DSW! Where are you, […]


Reviving The Ohio House

Developer David Groverman had leased the Ohio House in Fairmount Park at Belmont Avenue and Montgomery Drive is turning it into the Centennial Cafe. It’s […]