This upcoming Monday, nearly 200 countries will celebrate Earth Day, our annual chance to show Mother Nature some TLC and raise awareness about the perks of going […]
Philly is about to get a shiny new pier park. Cherry Street Pier, a 55,000 square-foot reclaimed municipal shipping pier, opens on Friday, October 12 — […]
Got an itch to get to the great outdoors? You aren’t alone: Around 39 million people visit Pennsylvania state parks each year. (Visits to national […]
Former Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin may have missed out on winning the Super Bowl with his old teammates this year, but he has a […]
LOVE will soon be in the air. Couples and cameras, prepare yourselves: The LOVE Park statue will (at long last!) come back to its rightful […]
President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on most federal jobs has led to the closure of several notable historical sites in Philadelphia.
PennDOT has committed $100 million to the plan to cap I-95 in Center City, Billy Penn is reporting.
I heard the rumor. I saw the signs. But I had to check it out for myself. So I went to Rittenhouse Square this afternoon […]
A local nonprofit is lending a big hand to public spaces in Philadelphia. The William Penn Foundation will donate $100 million — the largest grant in the […]
Philadelphia has been chosen by the City Parks Alliance to host its 2021 “Greater & Greener” conference, a gathering of park professionals and political leaders […]
UPDATE: Franklin Square will begin operation this Friday, but, due to the impending snowstorm, organizers have moved its spring kickoff festivities to Thursday, March 26th at noon. […]