• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Volunteers clean and green Northwest Philly woods

Volunteers took to the woods and streams of Northwest Philly yesterday to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service by…

Waterfront Winterfest brings ice rink, lodge, shopping, dining and more to Penn's Landing

The Waterfront Winterfest at Penn's Landing, opening Nov. 29, had me at "homemade Thanksgiving leftover 'Hot Pockets'" and "caramelized pumpkin…

From Above: Schuylkill River from South Street, 1927

In honor of the Schuylkill bridges sporting new lighting here's a look back at these crossings from December 31,1927 looking north…

City seeks input on Frankford Creek Greenway

When the city released the Philadelphia Trail Master Plan this summer, it identified Frankford Creek Greenway, section A, as the second…

Bartram's Garden wetlands restoration, expansion underway to offset airport project

Bartram’s Garden is still firmly in its growing season. Colorful blossoms – including the famed Franklinia trees with their delicate citrusy…

Touring the Schuylkill's historic gazebos with the Parks Alliance

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) upstream, the Schuylkill River’s eastern bank has four gazebos dating back to the 1800s,…

Snap the Schuylkill

If you're a Schuylkill shutterbug, it's time to share your pictures of sunning turtles, families fishing, kayak trips, even that glass…

FringeArts' conversion of pump house is progressing

The corner of Race Street and Delaware Avenue has been abuzz with construction activity for months now, as FringeArts works to…

Penn Street Trail taking shape

In February construction began on the Penn Street Trail, an important segment of the growing trail system along the Delaware…

Trash task force fights Tacony Creek litter

In streams across the country, environmental stewards have made significant improvements in reducing waste water and chemical and industrial pollution, but…



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