Parks and Recreation

Development

Cecil B Moore parks extra 5

Philly's 'Rebuild' initiative featured in The New York Times

Government

051214_CityHall_Carroll

Philly accepting applications for grants to fund non-profit organizations

Budgets

Philadelphia Playground

Philly's $500M effort to improve parks, libraries on hold until soda tax litigation resolved

Pop-Up Garden

081716_ParksTap

Parks on Tap will return this summer

The Arts

MonumentLabCenterSq

Mural Arts Philadelphia announces artist roster for Monument Lab exhibition

Services

Christmas Trees

Where to recycle your Christmas tree

Connectivity

051214_CityHall_Carroll

Philly boosting internet service; all city recreation centers will soon have Wi-Fi

Parks

110216_PalumboPark

Renovations complete at South Philly's Palumbo Park

Beer Gardens

Parks on Tap

Philly hopes to expand pop-up beer garden program next summer

Environment

100115_Tree_Carroll.jpg

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation announces tree giveaway in effort to green, beautify city

Events

Boathouse Row lights

Boathouse Row to put on light show during free street festival

Events

Coast Day

Explore Philly's rivers with Fishing Fest and Coast Day

Parks and Recreation

082516_WisterPlayground

Philly's new 'Inclusive Parks & Playgrounds' law ensures accessible recreation

Pools

062116_poolspublic

Philadelphia pools extending swim season due to extreme heat

Landmarks

Boathouse Row ready for relighting this weekend ahead of DNC

Events

The Oval

Pop-up park The Oval to open for the season

Pools

062116_poolspublic

Philadelphia's public pools opening for summer 2016

Parks and Recreation

 Kensington & Tacony Trail

Work on Kensington & Tacony Trail begins

Events

Spend a day at the Wissahickon Environmental Center identifying insects

Fairmount Park

01-040716_Shofuso_Carroll.jpg

Fairmount Park to be mapped out on Google Street View

Public Spaces

Mill Creek Parks March 2016

Officials: Soda tax would help fund 'monumental' improvements to Philly parks, libraries

Parks and Recreation

041416_MarianAndersonRec

Baseball Academy on its way to Marian Anderson Rec Center

Infrastructure

Mill Creek Parks March 2016

Parks and wreck: Unsafe, unsanitary city facilities in dire need of improvements

Parks and Recreation

Cecil b moore parks march 2016 extra 1

Parks and Wreck

Parks and Recreation

Palmer Park

Philly picked to host Greater & Greener international parks conference in 2021

Lifestyle

Spring Weather Philadelphia

Four reasons to be excited for springtime in Philly

Taxes

Soda Tax

A soda tax to fund pre-K and city parks? Seems fair to me

Pop-Up Garden

PHS Pop Up Beer Garden

Parks and Rec plans beer garden series at select Philly parks

Events

The Bacon Brothers to play benefit concert for Philly's Viaduct Rail Park

Parks and Recreation

01-121515_Discovery_Carroll.jpg

Fairmount Park opens 50 acres of land kept behind gates for 45 years

Events

Dilworth Ice rink

Dilworth Park's ice rink to reopen for second season

Parks and Recreation

08-100115_Pier68_Carroll.jpg

Pier 68 aims to be Philly's best fishing hole

Parks and Recreation

Children Exploring Nature

Fourth-graders granted one year of free admission to federal recreation areas

Parks and Recreation

The Cliffs Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park Conservancy joins federal arts program

Parks and Recreation

Japanese Tea House and Garden

Philly is packed with places to picnic

Papal Visit

Camping During Pope Visit

City considers exceptions on camping in Philly parks during pope's visit