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Commotion, City Fitness’ DJ and Workout Event, Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

Last year, City Fitness hosted a huge bash to celebrate their 11th birthday at The Fillmore. Part group workouts, part silent disco, part DJ concert, Commotion had […]

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Huge Adult Jungle Gym (with Free Fitness Classes!) Coming to Point Breeze

Nearly four years ago, Be Well Philly’s Emily Leaman came back from a trip to San Francisco and showed us Philly folks some photos of […]


Connor Barwin and Crew Break Ground on ‘Innovative’ Smith Playground Project

Project #2 is officially underway! Posted by Urban Roots on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Eagles fans have suffered through an up-and-down season, one that ultimately led […]


Ribbon Cutting: Opening Date Set for Ralph Brooks Park

A ribbon cutting planned for Monday, August 31 will top off a major revitalization project at Ralph Brooks Park in Point Breeze. The ceremony will officially […]


Connor Barwin’s Benefit Concert Raised $300,000 for Smith Playground Project

Doing good: @ConnorBarwin98's 2nd annual @MTWBproject concert raised $300k to rebuild an inner-city Philadelphia park — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) June 22, 2015 Saturday’s sold […]


It’s Full Steam Ahead at Two Game-Changing Park Projects in South Philly

Connor Barwin has become somewhat of a folk hero here in Philly. When he isn’t making big time plays on the gridiron, he’s spearheading a […]