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Neighbors Sue to Halt Massive FDR Park Renovation

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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City Life

How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

If you squint, you can see it. Head down to FDR Park, the storied South Philly public space across Broad Street from the Sports Complex. […]

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City Life

The City’s $200M Plan to Save South Philly’s FDR Park

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here. Philly’s sole estuary park […]

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City Life

Extreme Makeover, FDR Park Edition: Here’s What South Philly’s Huge Park Could Look Like

FDR Park in South Philly never really gets the attention it deserves as one of the city’s biggest parks, probably in part because the 348-acre […]

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Prepare Yourself: Here Come Flash Floods

Because blistering temperatures that prompt excessive heat warnings and severe, wake-you-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night thunderstorms weren’t bad enough this week, Mother Nature is bringing additional flash floods and heavy storms our […]


After Storms Wash Out Speeches, Green Party Rallies Under I-95

Thunderstorms were starting to roll in around 6:45 on Monday night, and the Green Party seemed in disarray. There was feedback on the microphone. Organizers […]


DNC Logistics: City Announces Street Closures, FDR Park Layout

Today, officials released more plans for next month’s Democratic National Convention. The layout of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, which will house most of the protestors […]


Morning Headlines: The Impact of Next-Gen Digital Signage

We all know that technology changes at a break-neck speed. The latest cell phones rapidly become outdated early on within the two-year contract period. So […]


Parks & Rec Commission Rejects $100 Million Velodrome Project in FDR Park

It looks as though the proposed (and privately-funded) Velodrome inside the friendly confines of FDR Park in South Philadelphia might not happen after all. The Philadelphia […]

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Stonewall Kickball Open Registration Starts Today

Sports fans, get ready: You’ve seen the players roam through the Gayborhood wearing their color-coordinated T-shirts and socks, and now you, too, can join in the […]

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Massive Cycling Arena Could Be Coming to South Philly’s FDR Park

Our friends over on Philly Mag’s Property blog just alerted us to some pretty exciting news for the Philly cycling community: It looks like a […]


Morning Headlines: Bicycle Racing Arena Proposed for South Philly

According to Inga Saffron, the proposed $100 million velodrome, which would sit on four of FDR Park’s 300-plus acres, has earned the blessing of both bicycle […]