Wissahickon Park

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Just Listed: Midcentury Modern in Roxborough

Save for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian houses, the lions of midcentury modern architecture did little in the way of experimenting with houses for the masses. […]

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Just Listed: Designer Tudor in Chestnut Hill

Today is a good day, both for you, the house-hunter, and for me, the guy who writes about houses worth hunting. It’s a good day […]

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Be Well Philly

Explore 50 Miles of Wooded Trails During the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge

If you took a brief sabbatical from exploring one of Philly’s best green spaces, Wissahickon Valley Park, this summer due to the extreme heat and unpleasant […]

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City Life

City to Block Weekend Access to Devil’s Pool in the Wissahickon

A warning to the hundreds of visitors who visit Philly’s notorious Devil’s Pool on weekends: Starting Saturday, August 18th, the site will be closed on weekends. Officials […]


Take a Hike to These 5 Great Homes Along Pennsylvania’s “Trail of the Year”

Walk Score, Schmalk Score. When you have one of the finest hiking trails in the entire region for a neighbor, is it really all that important […]

City Life

Why the Wissahickon Looks Radioactive This Week

Parts of the Wissahickon Creek will look a lot greener and grosser than they usually do this week – but it’s because of science. As PhillyVoice first […]

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The Most Picturesque Fall Fitness Challenge Ever: Trek Across All of the Wissahickon’s Trails

Dear friends stuck in the deepest depths of the August Blues, we have something for you to look forward to: The Friends of the Wissahickon‘s […]


William Penn Grant to Help Chestnut Hill Preserve What’s Special About It

With a new name and fiftieth anniversary to celebrate, the Chestnut Hill Conservancy (CH Conservancy) is having quite the new year. And now, the CH Conservancy has even […]


First Time Find: Suburban Comfort, City Address in Roxborough for $275K

Are you one of those people who don’t want to leave the city but want a home with all the comfort of a suburban pad? […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A More Stately Manor in Lafayette Hill

Does the home whose rear portico you see above call to mind images of country clubs or mansions from the movies? If it doesn’t, maybe […]


Hard Hat Tour: The Rebirth of Alden Park

The three buildings that together comprise the Alden Park apartment complex are without a doubt the most photogenic apartment buildings in the city. Begun in […]

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My Top Five: Best Spots to Run to in the Wissahickon

Taking on the trails of the Wissahickon is an easy way to upgrade your boring running routine: There’s the freshest of air, natural obstacles, and the soundtrack […]

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Love Hiking Around Philly? Bookmark This Awesome New Hiking Resource 

The Wissahickon is to my hiking life as Sweetgreen is to my work-lunch life: It’s great and it’s my  go-to because it’s great. But, like […]


Alden Park: To the Manor Reborn

  Alden Park, the three-building complex of Tudor-style high-rise apartments located where Germantown and East Falls meet, has had dynamite curb appeal ever since it opened in […]