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September 17, 2014

Join In A Block Party To See A Model Of The Proposed Spring Garden Street Greenway Bike Path And Pedestrian Path, This Saturday, September 20

Celebrate and hear about the proposed Spring Garden Street Greenway, a plan for a 2.2-mile bike and pedestrian path on Spring Garden Street from the Schuylkill Banks to the Delaware River Waterfront, at a block party this Saturday, September 20. Learn about the glorified bike path, walking area, urban trail and sustainable development at an […]

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September 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Hiking And Biking In And Around Philadelphia This Fall

With cooler temperatures and stunning foliage on the horizon, autumn is the ideal season to take advantage of the great outdoors in and around Philadelphia. Philadelphia has some of the most enormous, not to mention gorgeous, park spaces in any city in the country, so fall is the perfect time to take advantage of all […]

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August 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Alfresco Dining, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square And More

Tonight’s weather just begs folks to get outside and enjoy it. Looking to have a relaxing evening? Spend tonight dining outdoors at more than 50 restaurants all over the city. Plus, this evening Rittenhouse Square ushers in its second free concert of the summer featuring a soulful performance, and it’s also the second to last […]

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July 29, 2013

Trophy Bikes In Northern Liberties Hosts A “Tiny Bicycle Concert” Following A Citywide Bicycle Ride From 30th Street Station, Tomorrow, July 30

Bicyclists, take note, Tuesday, July 30 is your day. Trophy Bikes in Northern Liberties hosts the Banjo Brothers’ seventh bike shop concert, a nationwide series of bicycle rides and concerts. At 6 p.m., grab your helmet and bicycle, and head to Bridgewater’s Pub at 30th Street Station for a public bike ride to the Northern […]

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November 14, 2012

Calling All Bicyclists: The Fifth Annual Philadelphia “Tweed Ride” Is Back Saturday, November 17

You know what would look great with that blazer with the leather elbow patches? Your bike. At least it will at the Philadelphia Tweed Ride V, where participants dress in tweed jackets or pants or driver caps. Or all three. The Philadelphia Tweed Ride, similar to London’s Tweed Run that encourages riders to wear traditional […]

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October 12, 2012

The Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge To Officially Open Next Saturday, October 20

Starting next weekend, Saturday, October 20, pedestrians, bikers and stroller-pushers will be able to walk directly from the Schuylkill Banks to the Schuylkill River Park on a special Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge that spans the railroad. The bridge, a 95-foot-long truncated arch truss structure, has a 12-foot-wide pathway with ADA accessible ramps on both […]

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September 28, 2012

Roundup: The Fall Guide To Hiking And Biking In The Philadelphia Region

One plus of the waning of summer is that the heat and humidity have finally let up, which means it’s prime time to think about planning fit and fun adventures on the bike or on foot. Philadelphia has some of the most enormous, not to mention gorgeous, park spaces in any city in the country, […]

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August 15, 2012

Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series: Valley Forge National Historical Park In Montgomery County

[Welcome to Uwishunu's Summer Daycation series. Can't take extended time off? Working with a shoestring budget? Want to sleep in your own bed? Not a worry. This month, we'll be highlighting destinations in the Philadelphia area that make for the perfect day trip. August is the perfect month, after all, to capitalize on the chance […]

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August 8, 2012

The Bicycle Coalition To Lead Monthly Fun Rides Around Philadelphia, Kicking Off On Wednesday, August 15

Philadelphia really knows how to move on two wheels. Just last year, the city was named the #1 big city for bike commuting per capita in the U.S. Awesome! With the help of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP), you can get more involved in Philly’s bike scene, too. The Bicycle Coalition will be […]

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June 27, 2012

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Introduces The Fairmount Park System’s First Bike Rental Service, With Pickup Locations At Love Park, Trolley Car Cafe And Boathouse Row

Exciting summer news: Earlier this month, Mayor Nutter, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted a grand opening ceremony for Wheel Fun Rentals, a brand new bike rental service for Philadelphia. Residents of and visitors to Philadelphia can now rent Fuji hybrid two-wheels, surrey bikes, tandem bikes, deuce coupe bikes and Segways […]

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