Schuylkill Banks


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Morning Headlines: Saffron: Philly’s Boardwalk Beats NYC’s High Line

Phila.’s new gem: A stroll on the Schuylkill [Inquirer] Inga Saffron is downright ebullient today. Her feelings about the newly completed and opened Schuylkill Banks […]


The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Extension Opens Next Month

The Schuylkill River Trail is finally getting its long-awaited extension in the form a 2,000-foot-long boardwalk addition set to link the trail, which normally ends on Locust Street, […]

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Do This: Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Pre-Opening 5K Fun Run and Party

Want to be among the first to run on the soon-to-open Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk? On October 1st, Schuylkill River Development Corporation and Friends of Schuylkill Banks […]

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Clean Up the Schuylkill Banks, Score a Free Drink at Shake Shack This Weekend

Philadelphia Runner, Shake Shack and the Schuylkill River Development Corporation are teaming up for a Schuylkill River clean up and group run this weekend, and are […]


Rape Reported on Schuylkill River Trail reports a jogger was raped at 4:15 am today on The Schuylkill River Trail, near where it crosses under JFK Boulevard.

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Reminder: Free Outdoor Yoga Starts This Weekend

Just a friendly reminder that free outdoor yoga classes at the Schuylkill Banks and Race Street Pier start this weekend. And it’s perfect timing, too, […]

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Free Weekend Yoga on Schuylkill Banks This Spring, Too!

Well, geez! I didn’t think it could get any better than six days of free yoga every week at Race Street Pier, but it totally […]