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    • Andre Wright paints puts a new coat of paint on a window frame in the Sharswood Athletic Rec Center. (Brad Larrison for NewsWorks)

As city waits on soda tax ruling, private sector pours on support for Rebuild

Given all the news stories that have described Rebuild as a “$500 million initiative,” you might have assumed that, at least by now, the project’s funding was set…

    • Isabel Slaughter, 8, paints a ceramic sculpture in Emily Coleman's ceramics class at Olney Rec Center. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

At Olney Rec, Rebuild stokes imagination about what a rec center can be

The playground at Olney Rec Center is bare bones. Its sprinkler, the site’s only water feature, backs up until liquid pools inside the building. When kids finish molding their clay-and-macaroni sculptures,…

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Eyes on the Street

Funding Common Ground: Parks, programming and unfulfilled potential

Philadelphia has amazing park and recreation resources, yet the city consistently under-commits funds to maintain and plan for improving these assets. As part of our Agenda 2015 op-ed series Lauren Bornfriend,…

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Take the Parks Alliance program survey

The Parks Alliance is excited to announce that, with support from the William Penn Foundation, we are researching park and public open space programming in Philadelphia and programming best practices from…

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Advocates want more money for Philly parks

By Holly OtterbeinFor NewsWorks Philadelphia spends less on its parks and recreation department per capita than many other cities, according to the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. Lauren Bornfriend, the Parks Alliance's…

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Parks and Recreation Commission hears testimony on reservoir project

As it did during its previous meeting, the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commission devoted the bulk of this Wednesday's meeting to a project that triggers a review to make sure it…

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Eyes on the Street

Jan 22: MLK Day recap | parks funding puzzle | Girard Ave East facelift | spite-blight update | Ms. Mayor?

Good morning, Streeters. Bundle up out there. It’s going to be a cold, windy one today and more to come this week: An actual winter snowstorm is predicted for Friday. As…

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Park & Recreation Commission hears Temple Boathouse testimony

The Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commission hosted a packed house Wednesday evening at Lloyd Hall, turning over its bimonthly meeting to the hearing of testimony regarding a proposed boathouse to be…

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