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Schuylkill River

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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 […]

Boathouse Row in the daytime on the Schuylkill River

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 […]

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Philadelphia Police Find Body Floating in Schuylkill River

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

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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 […]

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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 […]


This Stunning Drone Video Will Make You Not Hate The Icy Weather, Maybe

We’re so over winter–especially after the latest storm that transformed the city into one enormous ice skating rink. While the shoveling, salting and slipping have […]

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The Secret Life of the Tiny-Dog Dog Park

At first glance, the Schuylkill River Park’s dog run looks like a commercial for Philadelphia. Fit, smiling couples throw Frisbees to chocolate labs as rescued […]

Things to Do

13 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: Get Spooky in Manayunk, Eat Filipino Hotdogs at Garage, Go Inside The Artist’s Studio, And More

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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 […]


Morning Headlines: Dranoff Encourages New Schuylkill Corridor Development

Carl Dranoff was present at yesterday’s Urban Land Institute meeting, where real estate professionals gathered to address current and future plans for the flourishing Schuylkill […]

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Casey Asks Feds to Re-Route Oil Trains

Following two oil train derailments in Pennsylvania in a month—including one over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia—Sen. Bob Casey is asking federal transportation officials to […]

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Smart, Attractive Couple Walks on (Frozen) Water

Our friend HughE Dillon sends us these pics of Oliver and Jenny from Love Story  a lovely couple walking onto the frozen Schuylkill River this week—right […]