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City Life

You Can Celebrate the Rail Park’s First Birthday on Friday

Philly’s Rail Park turns one on Friday — and you can attend a party to celebrate. Friends of the Rail Park will host a birthday […]

City Life

What to Expect at Philly’s New Rail Park

If you’ve been to NYC’s High Line, you know: Abandoned railways can become beautiful public spaces when they get an urbanist makeover. After eight years […]

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City Life

Meet the Man Who’s Making Philly’s 3-Mile Rail Park a Reality

The much-anticipated first section of Philadelphia’s new Rail Park will open in less than a month. Last week, Friends of the Rail Park (one of […]


The Rail Park: The Bacon Brothers to Play Concert to Help Fund Phase 1

Want to see the first phase of the Rail Park finally come to fruition? So does Kevin Bacon. The Bacon Brothers, a duo consisting of Philly […]


The City Walk You’ve Been Waiting For: The Rail Park Tour

DesignPhiladelphia, the city’s best known architecture and design festival extending for up to nine days, kicks off in about two weeks, but we’ll get to that […]


Morning Headlines: 5 Philly Parks, Including The Rail Park, Get Boost in Funding

The William Penn Foundation will partner with The Knight Foundation to donate $11 million to five city parks, according to a report from Inga Saffron in […]


Rail Park Plans Continue to Make Headway with Phase 1

As one reader reminded us on our roundup of developments we’ll be tracking in 2015, the proposed Rail Park is one of the city’s most […]

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Top Event Picks at DesignPhiladelphia 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary October 9th through 17th, and it has packed over 120 events, exhibits, demonstrations, and panels into just […]


Morning Headlines: City Promises Funds for Reading Viaduct and Rail Park Project

Long-time supporters of the Reading Viaduct and Rail Park project must be reeling at the latest backing the plan has received. From Philly.com: Without fanfare, the city […]


Reading Viaduct Park Promo Video

If you haven’t already seen it, Philly mag’s Simon Van Zuylen-Wood posted a promo video for the Reading Viaduct Park project and we highly recommend […]


Property’s Philebrity Awards Picks

Each year the website Philebrity solicits votes for its annual awards, which include categories ranging from General Fabulousness to Non-Profit of the Year. This year […]