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October 30, 2014

Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns With Opportunities To Clean Up And Prepare More Than 70 City Park For Winter On Saturday, November 15

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system by doing your part to keep the city parks clean by participating in Love Your Park Fall Service Day, which hits more than 70 parks across the city on Saturday, November 15. Register online now to get involved and help some of the city’s most popular parks get in tip-top […]

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October 29, 2014

Liberty Lands Park In Northern Liberties Hosts A Neighborhood Halloween And Fall Festival This Sunday, November 2

The Halloween spirit keeps on keepin’ on all weekend long with tons of neighborhood festivals, eerie tours and ghoulish celebrations throughout Philadelphia. For those looking to continue the Halloween celebrations all the way through Sunday, head to Northern Liberties’ Liberty Lands Park for a community-driven festival on Sunday, November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. […]

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October 28, 2014

Bainbridge Green Hosting An Alfresco Food Truck And Beer Festival Tuesday Evening, October 28 To Raise Awareness For The New Park Space

Bainbridge Green, an initiative to transform Bainbridge Street from 3rd to 5th streets into a re-imagined public space and park for community programming, hosts a food truck and beer festival tonight, October 28 at the site of the proposed development. From 6 to 10 p.m., head to the park, which will be decorated with blooms […]

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October 1, 2014

The Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Glow In The Park Fundraiser Fills The Strawberry Mansion Music Pavilion Next Thursday, October 9

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system at Glow in the Park, an annual fundraiser party hosted by the Fairmount Park Conservancy. On Thursday, October 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., drink, dine, dance and mingle at the lovely historic Strawberry Mansion Music Pavilion while celebrating and raising funds for the city’s beloved parks. At the party, […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 25, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Pet-Friendly Philadelphia — Restaurants, Parks, Hotels, Attractions And More

There’s no need to leave man’s best friend behind in the City of Brotherly Love, with tons of restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and parks welcoming humans and their furry friends alike. We’ve rounded up the best places to bring Fido throughout Philadelphia and the countryside, too — from Valley Forge National Park for a lively […]

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September 16, 2014

Save The Date: The RiverCity Festival Returns To Penn Treaty Park On Saturday, October 11 With A 5K Run, Beer Garden, Music And More

Celebrate the Fishtown neighborhood at the annual RiverCity Festival, which is slated to rock Penn Treaty Park on Saturday, October 11. The free festival brings together local brews, food, killer music, kid-centric activities, a 5K run and plenty of shopping from vendors, peddling everything from jewelry to home decor. The festival kicks off with the […]

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September 16, 2014

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

This Friday, September 19, Park(ing) Day — a nationwide phenomenon that turns metered parking spots into temporary mini-parks — returns to Philadelphia for its seventh year. For one day, and one day only, dozens of parking spots across the city will host innovative designs created by local artists, planners, businesses, activists and community members. Look […]

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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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