Parks and Recreation

Public Spaces

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Photos: Franklin Square through the years

Parks

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

Development

Philadelphia Playground

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

Entertainment

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WATCH: Aubrey Plaza confuses South Philly with the Union League

Recreation

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Philly announces 2017 opening dates for public pools

Recreation

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

Beer Gardens

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PHOTOS: Parks on Tap kicks off 2017 season

Neighborhoods

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

Parks and Recreation

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PHOTOS: Philadelphia's historic Washington Square

Parks and Recreation

Feeding Birds

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

Development

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

Government

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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

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Parks on Tap will return this summer

The Arts

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Mural Arts Philadelphia announces artist roster for Monument Lab exhibition

Services

Christmas Trees

Where to recycle your Christmas tree

Connectivity

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

Parks

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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

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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

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

Pools

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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

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Philadelphia's public pools opening for summer 2016

Parks and Recreation

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Work on Kensington & Tacony Trail begins

Events

Spend a day at the Wissahickon Environmental Center identifying insects

Fairmount Park

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Fairmount Park to be mapped out on Google Street View

Public Spaces

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

Parks and Recreation

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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

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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

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Parks and Rec plans beer garden series at select Philly parks