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November 13, 2014

Reminder: Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns To More Than 70 Parks In The City This Saturday, November 15; Online Registration Ends Tomorrow, November 14

Philadelphia’s parks host alfresco movie nights, theater experiences, parties, flea markets, farmers’ markets and more all throughout the year. Raise a hat to the city’s parks and their programs by helping our city’s parks gear up for winter. In celebration of Love Your Park Fall Service Day, green spaces across the city are about to […]

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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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September 24, 2014

Heads Up: Philly Bike Share Releases Proposed Station Locations And The City Wants Your Feedback

Philadelphia, a citywide bike sharing system is almost ready to roll. More and more, bike sharing has become an essential mode of urban public transportation both in the United States and around the world. Well-loved and well-used systems are in place in such U.S. cities as New York, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Portland, and internationally […]

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September 22, 2014

Opening Alert: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, The Awesome Over-The-Water Extension Of The Schuylkill River Trail, To Officially Open On Thursday, October 2

An opening date for the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk has been set for Thursday, October 2, and we can’t wait. This is a development project we first told you about three years ago, and we’re even more excited about it now than we were then. The boardwalk is going to be an awesome over-the-water extension of […]

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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 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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April 21, 2014

Celebrate Mother Nature At A Variety Of Earth Day Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia, Starting Tuesday, April 22

Tomorrow, April 22 marks Earth Day 2014, a day when folks are encouraged to celebrate and learn how to take better care of the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, an array of events are slated for tomorrow and throughout the week. This weekend, Morris Arboretum hosts a day for the trees as it presents […]

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April 2, 2014

The 7th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Returns To Hundreds Of Public Spaces Through The City, This Saturday, April 5

Spring cleaning is calling, Philadelphia, as the 7th annual Philly Spring Cleanup returns to the city streets this Saturday, April 5. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteer to clean up one of hundreds of participating public spaces in the Philadelphia-area. While some volunteer sights are at capacity, a large number of cleanup spaces are […]

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March 31, 2014

TreePhilly Returns To Give Free Trees To City Residents, This Weekend, April 5 And 6, And Next Weekend, April 12 And 13

Led by Philadelphia Parks and Recreation with the help of Wells Fargo and the Fairmount Park Conservancy, TreePhilly returns for its third year of free tree giveaways at various public locations throughout the city. This weekend, April 5 and 6, and next weekend, April 12 and 13, homeowners are invited to visit any one of […]

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January 2, 2014

Take Advantage Of Christmas Tree Recycling Days In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia Starting This Saturday, January 4

Are pine needles collecting on your living room floor? It’s about time to unplug those strings of lights and take down that festive tree. If you’d rather your Christmas tree end up as wood chips rather than in a landfill, take note. Trees that are put out with regular trash on the curb will be […]

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