Rumors of a giant waterfront park in Bridesburg have been swirling for years – since 2014, in fact. This week, Philly Parks and Rec entered the […]
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 removed a dormant ban prohibiting serving food in public parks, the Kenney administration announced today. The ban, which the city tried to implement four years […]
Not long ago a treasured possession of mine — an audio tape my dad made when I was about four — got ruined. Somehow the tape […]
Earlier this year, we told you that Philadelphia’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Fairmount Park Conservancy were accepting proposals to operate a rotating series of beer gardens […]
If you’re thinking of heading out to Franklin Square tonight for the debut of the much-ballyhooed Chinese Lantern Festival, I’ve got one word for you: […]