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May 30, 2014

The Schuylkill Shindig, A Fundraiser For The Schuylkill Banks, Brings Food Trucks, Drinks And Music To The Riverside Park, Saturday, June 7

Celebrate the efforts behind the Schuylkill Banks, the awesome park, workout area, boat launch and home to tons of favorite summer events (enter outdoor movie nights) at the Schuylkill Shindig, a fundraiser party next Saturday, June 7. The evening fête on the Schuylkill River Waterfront promises food, drinks, music and scenic views to boot. Tickets, […]

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May 29, 2014

Our Spectator’s Guide To The Annual Manayunk Bike Race Which Returns To Manayunk And The Wall, East Falls, Kelly Drive And Fairmount Park, This Sunday, June 1

This Sunday, June 1, the tried-and-true Manayunk Bike Race returns to the rolling hills of Manayunk, East Falls, Fairmount Park and Kelly Drive. The annual event welcome thousands and thousands of professional bicyclists to compete in a 12-mile circuit course throughout the City of Brotherly Love. More than a dozen men’s and women’s teams compete […]

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May 28, 2014

Connect With Philadelphia’s Waterfront During Walnut2Walnut, A Regatta, Scavenger Hunt And Stroll This Saturday, May 31

Ready to explore Philadelphia’s two waterfronts? This Saturday, May 31, the Independence Seaport Museum and its partners hosts Walnut2Walnut, a full day of land and water exploration between the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River. A three-on-one event, there’s an opportunity for just about anyone to join in the aquatic-themed adventure, be it on a […]

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May 22, 2014

Get Your Cowbells Ready: The Annual Manayunk Bike Race Returns Next Sunday, June 1

Manayunk, East Falls, Fairmount Park and Kelly Drive come alive with energy as the annual Philly Cycling Classic presented by Parx Casino races to town next Sunday, June 1.  The Block Parties   Every year, the official race turns into an unofficial block party throughout the 12-mile circuit course complete with eating, drinking, hanging 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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December 14, 2012

Schuylkill River Nominated For 2013 Pennsylvania River Of The Year; Online Voting Opens Today, December 14

This just in: Philadelphia’s beloved Schuylkill River is a finalist in the 2013 Pennsylvania River of the Year contest, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers and PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Pennsylvania River of the Year award is an honor designed to elevate public awareness of specific rivers and […]

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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: Fall 2012 Guide To Gorgeous Foliage In The Philadelphia Region

Despite the mild temperatures of late, the fiery colors of fall will be full blown before we know it. Whether you most enjoy the colorful fall of the Philadelphia region on four wheels, two wheels, on foot or peddling, this list will help you navigate your autumnal outdoor adventures. We’ve compiled this extensive list (divided […]

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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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September 6, 2012

The Schuylkill River Development Corporation To Unveil A New 9/11 Memorial On The Schuylkill River Trail This Tuesday, September 11

This Tuesday, September 11 at 1 p.m., the Schuylkill River Development Corporation and Mayor Nutter are hosting an Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony for the new 9/11 Memorial on the Schuylkill River Trail. The memorial is located just south of the Chestnut Street Bridge. The memorial features an actual piece of steel from the World Trade […]

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