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Schuylkill Banks


On the Market: Aloft Over the Park in Fitler Square for $365K

Speaking of “historic landmarks for living”: One of the first buildings Carl Dranoff’s first development firm produced was Locust Point, one of a slew of […]

City Life

Schuylkill River Trail Receives $12M in Federal Funding for Completion

After years of lobbying in D.C., Pennsylvania senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced on Tuesday that they have secured $12 million in federal funding […]

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City Life

The Schuylkill River Trail Just Got Its First Security Cameras

Just one week after a South Philly woman said multiple teens assaulted her on the Schuylkill River Trail – and that passersby saw and did nothing – City […]

City Life

Jogger Says No One Helped as Teens Attacked Her on Schuylkill River Trail

A South Philadelphia woman says she was attacked by a group of teens on the Schuylkill River Trail on Tuesday night — and that none […]


Go Eat Lunch Outside Today

After days of gray, rainy weather, the weather is warm and sunny — and it’s Friday. Sounds like the perfect excuse to treat yourself to […]

City Life

The Schuylkill River Trail Attacks: Can We Keep the Trail Safe?

The scene on the Schuylkill River Trail looked like something out of a tourism director’s Kodachrome dream: pockets of people of different ages and races […]


Dranoff Celebrates Topping-Off of One Riverside

As joggers, dog owners, bicyclists, kids and their parents enjoyed the balmy weather down at street level in Schuylkill River Park yesterday evening (May 25), […]


Recreation Dept. and Fairmount Park Tap Avram Hornik for Parks on Tap

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 […]


Food Trucks and Drinks, Just Off the Schuylkill Banks

On Saturday, September 12, Yelp is hosting an afternoon of fun and fundraising in the courtyard at Edgewater Apartments (just off of the Schuylkill Banks at 2323 […]

Be Well Philly

Schuylkill River Trail Snags Title of Best Urban Trail in the Country

Hey, friends: Next time you think to yourself, “Ugh, I wish Philly had better places to run,” remember this. The Schuylkill River Trail was just […]

Things to Do

Dîner en Sweatpants Returns for a Comfy Second Year

We’ve been anxiously awaiting the announcement of Dîner en Sweatpants, the lazier, oh-so-comfy cousin of those other dîners, Blanc and Noir. It arrived today via organizer TicketLeap, […]

Be Well Philly

14 Reasons It Was Awesome Being Healthy and Fit in Philly in 2014

Let’s take a look back on 2014 with our health-and-fitness glasses on, shall we? Here’s what got us psyched to run, eat, play and more […]


Here’s a Look at Those New Pergolas Coming to the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk continues to be a force to be reckoned with as the installation of steel pergolas is ongoing. Be Well Philly updated […]


Pergolas to Be Installed at the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

Our sister blog, Be Well Philly, broke the news a few minutes ago that the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk will be temporarily closed in coming days because of […]

Be Well Philly

Attention Runners: Expect Closures at the Schuylkill Boardwalk This Week

UPDATE 2:51 p.m.: UPDATE: Delivery of pergolas now scheduled for WEDNESDAY 12/17 btwn 10am & 2pm. Expect Boardwalk closures during this time frame. — Schuylkill […]