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AMOR Sculpture By Robert Indiana May Get Permanent Home in Philly

The LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana is up there with the Liberty Bell and the cheesesteak for ubiquitous icons of Philadelphia-ness. And it may soon […]

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Love Sculpture Moved From LOVE Park to Dilworth Park

For the George Young Company, it was a labor of love. Today, the company — working with Materials Conservation — moved the Love sculpture from […]

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WATCH: That Time Ed Bacon Skateboarded Across LOVE Park

On Friday I wrote about how skateboarders turned LOVE Park into a great public place. The park is now being overhauled with a new design, […]

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PHOTOS: Skateboarders Take Final Spins, Spills at LOVE Park

This week Mayor Jim Kenney announced that skating would be allowed at LOVE Park one last time before it’s closed for a massive overhaul. Dan […]

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A Farewell: LOVE Park, Skateboard Mecca

In some ways, it seemed like a mean joke. Jim Kenney’s announcement that skateboarding was legal at LOVE Park was a great idea. It was […]


It’s Now Legal to Skateboard at LOVE Park (For a Few Days)

LOVE Park is slated for a a major redesign, and today is the groundbreaking. And today, Mayor Jim Kenney made a major announcement: At the LOVE […]


LOVE Park: Ceremonial Groundbreaking Set for Wednesday

The $16.5 million revamp of JFK Plaza/LOVE Park will officially commence this Wednesday, as city officials and project partners will gather for a ceremonial groundbreaking […]

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PHOTOS: Holiday Lantern Parade and Tree-Lighting in Christmas Village

Philadelphians brought glowing lanterns of all shapes, colors and sizes to the first-ever Lantern Parade to Christmas Village over the weekend. The procession began at Comcast Center […]

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The First-Ever Lantern Parade to Christmas Village Happens Tomorrow

Tomorrow night before the tree-lighting ceremony at Christmas Village, locals will gather at the Comcast Center with glowing lanterns to embark on a Christmas carol-backed […]

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PHOTOS: Opening Weekend at the Christmas Village in LOVE Park

After lots of buzz and a two-day sneak peek, Philly’s Christmas Village in LOVE Park is officially open. The German-inspired holiday attraction kicked off Thanksgiving Day […]

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Art Installation Will Light Up Welcome Center in LOVE Park Redesign

When the redesign of LOVE Park is complete, the already-futuristic-looking Welcome Center will look even more like a hovering spacecraft thanks to a $230,000 art installation that […]


Art Commission Gives Thumbs Up to LOVE Park Redesign

LOVE Park‘s ambitious redesign plan was approved by the Art Commission this week. While accolades for the park’s overall design and its metallic, color-changing Percent for Art […]


Final Countdown: LOVE Park Redesign Revealed, Readied for Approval

The team behind the overhaul of LOVE Park presented their final plans at a meeting on Monday night, and there are a few key tweaks […]

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Fire Breaks Out at LOVE Park “Spaceship”

#BREAKING: Fire breaks out inside iconic building in downtown Philly: https://t.co/Hyg6PXSrVMhttps://t.co/0AXQOzFXFT — NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) October 27, 2015 Fire broke out at the iconic LOVE […]

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We Left a Homeless Toddler in the Middle of LOVE Park

“Young Boy Found Wandering in LOVE Park.” It was easy to judge the story’s first headline, and judge I easily did. Why was a 2-year-old outside alone, […]