• 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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In Common: The Oval stretches car-free play onto the Parkway this summer

Our series about Philly's changing public spaces continues with a trip on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Ashley Hahn checks in on…

Spotted: The Oval striking musical tone for 2016

Every year the parking lot in the middle of Eakins Oval is painted with a mural, setting the theme for the…

The Oval returns for third season, will it see a fourth?

If The Oval started three years ago as an experiment to see if an underused part of the Parkway could become…

Fleeting Fantasy: The Oval returns, replacing asphalt with art and parking with place

With pluck and paint a parking lot can become a magic carpet, and an underused bit of parkland can become an…

November 22-24: Artsy Bingo | Morris Arboretum holiday garden, railway | Awesome Fest closing night | Greenbuild tours | Book Paper Scissors

Hey, Eyes on the Street! Here's what's happening around Philly this weekend.  SUPPORT: Philadelphia Sculptors, Artsy Bingo Friday, November 22. 7:30pm…

Hot fun at The Oval

On Wednesday, Eakins Oval debuted its new summer identity - “The Oval” - wearing a fresh paint pattern and…

July 18: PGW fined $500,000 | Lower North's vacant land future | Philadelphia School Partnerships awards $4.7 million | The Oval, officially open | Elfreth's Alley archaeology dig

Hello Streeters!  Temperatures could reach 97 today, but it looks like the region's power grid is beating that heat. Power companies…

Eakins Oval: More park, less parking

If the Parkway’s new mantra is “More park, less way” then the rallying cry for improving Eakins Oval might be “More…

Summer screenings under the stars

Want to watch Rocky within sight of the Art Museum steps? How about pretending that the Schuylkill is the Seine while…

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