Schuylkill River

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This 15-Mile Boating Adventure Will Take You Through Both of Philadelphia’s Rivers

If you’ve been talking about boating on the Schuylkill River for years now — as so many long-time residents do — there’s a perfect, only […]


WATCH: The Schuylkill Is a Trash Heap After Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Following days of driving rain and flash floods, the Schuylkill River has turned into a kind of swirling trash depository. The rushing, muddy brown currents […]

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The Dedicated Sailors (and … Jet-Skiers?) on Philly’s Rivers

The Delaware River is extremely choppy when I sail for the very first time. I’m on a small boat with three members of Philadelphia’s Liberty […]


Meet the Volunteers Who Spend Hours Helping Toads Cross a Philly Street

The sun is setting on a hazy, humid Friday, and most of my friends have chosen to start the weekend by ambling to art galleries or […]


Soon You’ll Be Able to Get Woodsy on the Schuylkill River Trail

The winding Schuylkill River Trail runs just a stone’s throw away from Philadelphia’s largest privately owned open space, although guests of the Schuylkill Center for […]


Housing Authority Gets $1.3M Grant to Start Redevelopment Near SRT

The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced on Monday that it has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

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PHOTOS: We Can’t Get Enough of the Frozen Schuylkill River

It is very cold outside. In case you need any additional evidence of that (other than, you know, the fact that Philly looks like it’s currently inside a […]

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Rowers Rescue Woman After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill

Rowers from the Penn Athletic Club helped rescue a 61-year-old woman after her car plunged into the Schuylkill River on Tuesday night. Police say the incident occurred around 5:15 […]

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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 […]


Schuylkill River Body ID’d As Shark Tank Hopeful

Local authorities have identified a gunshot wound victim pulled from the Schuylkill River last week as a Philadelphia area entrepreneur who once appeared on an […]

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Gunshot Victim’s Body Pulled From Schuylkill in Center City

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are investigating after a gunshot victim’s body was pulled from the Schuylkill River […]

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Police Arrest Man Skinny-Dipping in the Schuylkill

Police arrested a man who was skinny-dipping in the Schuylkill on Wednesday night. Officials found the man swimming shortly before 8 p.m. in Fairmount Park, near […]

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The Know-It-All Guide: Philadelphia, River Town

Breaking Down Bartram’s Mile The latest, and southernmost, segment of the Schuylkill River Trail held its ribbon-cutting in April, and it’s remarkable: Once an industrial […]


Hard Hat Tour: One Riverside

The last time we caught up with Carl Dranoff, he was celebrating the topping-off of his One Riverside, the east-bank exclamation point that, along with […]

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Organizers: Crocodile in the Schuylkill Won’t Affect Weekend Regatta

The news spread among rowers in emails and on message boards: Someone had spotted a crocodile in the Schuylkill recently. No one seemed to be […]