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You are viewing 4 articles for May 2019 by the author Catalina Jaramillo

    • A rendering of the wetlands imagined in the new plan for FDR Park

How FDR Park’s $200 million makeover is future-proofing ‘the lakes’

An ambitious 10-year plan to completely revamp the busy but underfunded FDR Park is a very green new deal for South Philadelphia. It includes a 36-foot-tall hill overlooking the city, 45…

    • Greens grow at Five Loaves and Two Fishes community garden in Overbrook. (Angela Gervasi for WHYY)

More community gardens to bloom on city lots, Philly Land Bank czar says

When Victor Young saw a few abandoned lots in his West Philadelphia neighborhood, he knew he had found a perfect place to start a garden. Growing vegetables, he thought, could bring…

    • Randy Hayman will take over as Philadelphia's water commissioner in June. (City of Philadelphia)

Philly’s next water commissioner wants to keep your H20 clean, green and affordable

Philadelphia’s next water commissioner Randy E. Hayman will enter city hall with four lofty goals on his to-do list, Mayor Jim Kenney’s incoming appointee said in an email to PlanPhilly. The…

    • Rowing crews compete in the first day of the Dad Vail Regatta in 2014 (Brad Larrison/for WHYY)

Dredging funds raised to keep boat racing afloat on the Schuylkill

Philadelphians will be able to continue enjoying the long tradition of rowing on the Schuylkill River. That heritage is no longer in peril now that $4.5 million has been found to…

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