Parks and Recreation

Rail Park

PHOTOS: The Rail Park officially opens

Carroll - Rail Park Grand Opening

Rail Park

The first phase of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park is finally opening

Carroll - Rail Park Phase 1

Parks and Recreation

After a surge in crime, police have shut down Graffiti Pier

Carroll - Graffiti in Philadelphia

Family-Friendly

Volunteer at your favorite green space in Philly during LOVE Your Park Week

Love Your Park Week

Parks

Major revitalization planned for South Philly's FDR Park

Carroll - FDR Park

Eagles

Muddied during Eagles parade, Parkway lawns won't be ready until spring

02082018_Parkway_mud_FB

Love Park

LOVE Park statue reported to return this Valentine's Day

Stock_Carroll - LOVE PARK Post-Renovations

Love Park

LOVE Park keepsakes officially unavailable for holiday shoppers

11172017_LOVEParkGranite

Development

Philly reveals proposed sites for citywide Rebuild initiative

Philadelphia Playground

Love Park

Philly pulls LOVE Park bricks moments before Black Friday sale

11172017_LOVEParkGranite

Parks

Lyft to offer free rides to Philly parks on Black Friday

Stock_Carroll - Wissahickon Valley Park

Love Park

Buy a piece of the old LOVE Park and help a Philly skateboarder

11172017_LOVEParkGranite

Fundraisers

Out in L.A., Connor Barwin still making Philly better with The War on Drugs concert

Public Spaces

Photos: Franklin Square through the years

Carroll - Franklin Square

Parks

The Oval expands this season, adding art installation to pop-up

Stock_Carroll - Eakins Oval Plus Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Development

Philly's $500 million Rebuild initiative awaits mayor's signature

Philadelphia Playground

Entertainment

WATCH: Aubrey Plaza confuses South Philly with the Union League

aubrey plaza

Recreation

Philly announces 2017 opening dates for public pools

061517_philaswimpools

Recreation

Skateboarders' goal: Make Philly the world's 'most skateable city'

Carroll - Skating at LOVE Park Skateboarding

Beer Gardens

PHOTOS: Parks on Tap kicks off 2017 season

Carroll - Parks On Tap

Neighborhoods

After a decade-long debate, Philly neighborhood will finally get new playground

Joyce Brady at McMichael Park

Parks and Recreation

PHOTOS: Philadelphia's historic Washington Square

Carroll - Historic Washington Square

Parks and Recreation

Park sign warns why you *really* shouldn't feed bread to birds in viral tweet

Sponsored

Five traffic-free Philly bike routes you need to try

IBXStock_Carroll - East Falls Bridge Schuylkill River Trail

Development

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

Cecil B Moore parks extra 5

Government

Philly accepting applications for grants to fund non-profit organizations

Carroll - City Hall and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Budgets

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

Philadelphia Playground

Pop-Up Garden

Parks on Tap will return this summer

081716_ParksTap

The Arts

Mural Arts Philadelphia announces artist roster for Monument Lab exhibition

MonumentLabCenterSq

Services

Where to recycle your Christmas tree

Christmas Trees

Connectivity

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

Carroll - City Hall and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sponsored

Five things you have to do in Marlton

Sponsored

Five things you have to do in Haddonfield

Indian King Tavern Museum

Parks

Renovations complete at South Philly's Palumbo Park

110216_PalumboPark

Sponsored

Five things you have to do in Collingswood

Beer Gardens

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

Parks on Tap

Environment

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

100115_Tree_Carroll.jpg

Events

Boathouse Row to put on light show during free street festival

Boathouse Row lights

Events

Explore Philly's rivers with Fishing Fest and Coast Day

Coast Day

Parks and Recreation

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

082516_WisterPlayground

Pools

Philadelphia pools extending swim season due to extreme heat

062116_poolspublic

Landmarks

Boathouse Row ready for relighting this weekend ahead of DNC

Events

Pop-up park The Oval to open for the season

The Oval

Pools

Philadelphia's public pools opening for summer 2016

062116_poolspublic

Parks and Recreation

Work on Kensington & Tacony Trail begins

 Kensington & Tacony Trail

Events

Spend a day at the Wissahickon Environmental Center identifying insects