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 […]


Philadelphia Police Find Body Floating in Schuylkill River

Philadelphia police said they found a body floating in the Schuylkill River this morning.


Crews Search Schuylkill for Missing Man After Teens Jump in River to Save Him

Police and firefighters are searching for a man who was seen jumping into the Schuylkill River yesterday afternoon near the Chestnut Street bridge. Two teenagers who […]


That Green Slime Blooming in the Schuylkill Is Just Duckweed, Y’all

We saw some pictures floating around the social media airwaves this morning showing a long strand of green stuff floating on top of the Schuylkill […]

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VIDEO: Take a 112-Mile Paddle Down the Schuylkill River in 3 Minutes

Well, friends, it’s been 10 months since we posted the Philly Fitness Bucket List, our handpicked compendium of the 25 things every local fitness enthusiast needs to […]

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Schuylkill River Sojourn 2015 Registration Now Open

Don’t miss this chance to check off #17 on our Philly Fitness Bucket List: Registration for the 2015 Schuylkill River Sojourn kicked off this week, so […]