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Clark Park revitalization to begin next week

Clark Park will see its northern acres revitalized starting August 9, the University City Review reports. Lead by the Clark Park Partnership (which includes Friends of Clark Park, Commission on…

Frankford park association says resident to blame for damaged trees

The Friends of Overington, a group of residents that have helped revive the Frankford neighborhood's Overington Park, say that a careless resident is reponsible for damage to 28 new trees planted…

Saffron: Caring for city's parks is serious business

The Inquirer's Inga Saffron writes that the city's parks, which rely heavily on support from neighborhood benefactors who are struggling because of the weak economy, need a financial transformation. "Philadelphia's operating…

Community media coverage of Green2015

NEastPhilly, an independent news site and partner of Metro writes that communites in the Northeast hoping to compliment Pennypack Park attended the fifth of six Green2015 meetings last week, events…

Weekly Press: Schuylkill pedestrian bridge still has public support, Park Commission director says

Fairmount Park Commission Executive Director Mark Focht said this week that a pedestrian bridge slated to be constructed at 25th and Locust Street, connecting folks to West Philadelphia, still has a…

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