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November 6, 2013

The Philadelphia Tweed Ride Makes Its Annual Stylish Stop In The City Of Brotherly Love, This Saturday, November 9

Are you itching to make use of your classic tweed blazer and drivers hat? Dress to the nines this Saturday, November 9 for the annual Tweed Ride Philadelphia, a unique bike ride throughout the city. The Philadelphia Tweed Ride invites participants to don their finest tweed apparel for a day of fashion, cycling, picnicking and […]

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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 27, 2013

Awesome News Alert: Bike Share Philadelphia Is Officially Set To Roll Into Town By The End Of Summer 2014!

Philadelphia, a citywide bike sharing system is nearly ready to roll. The intention to launch a much-anticipated bike sharing program in Philadelphia was announced in December of 2012, and now the official plan is set and this city will see bicycles fill the city’s bike lanes by summer 2014. More and more, bike sharing has […]

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June 25, 2013

Bike The New Penn Street Trail, The First Section Of The Delaware River Trail To Open As Part Of The Central Delaware Master Plan

The Delaware River waterfront holds a host of fantastic festivals and irresistible attractions, but the most compelling draw to the river might just be the advancements of the Central Delaware Master Plan. Last week, a key piece in a grand plan fell into place as the first part of the Delaware River Trail opened to […]

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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 22, 2012

Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series: Ridley Creek State Park In Delaware County

Here’s our final installment of Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series. This week, we’re featuring Ridley Creek State Park in Delaware County. Just over half an hour away from Center City, Ridley Creek State Park is the perfect daylong getaway into the great outdoors. The park offers plentiful options for the outdoorsy types from hiking, biking and […]

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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

Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series: Lake Nockamixon State Park In Bucks 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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