Parks

Recreation

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Zipline and treetop rope course on track for Fairmount Park

History

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Franklin Square: Philly's forgotten park morphs into modern attraction

Rankings

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Philadelphia's one of the nation's best cities for recreation, report finds

Parks

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

Government

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Christie's family can go to N.J. state beach, but you can't

Politics

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New Jersey government shuts down as lawmakers miss midnight budget deadline

Parks

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Officials crack down on swimming at popular Devil's Pool watering hole

Politics

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Prieto opens New Jersey budget vote; lawmakers deadlocked with shutdown at midnight

Parks

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Online fundraiser for Philly's Rail Park soars above goal

Development

Philadelphia Playground

Philly's $500 million Rebuild initiative moves toward City Council vote

Public Spaces

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Photos: Rittenhouse Square through the years

Trips

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Woman crisscrosses West to fulfill acquaintance's last wish

Fundraisers

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Pop-up dog park gives pets big space to play

Public Art

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Philly is getting that 'Big Bling' sculpture installed along Kelly Drive

Family-Friendly

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Celebrate Philly's green spaces during LOVE Your Park Week

Family-Friendly

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Families invited to Storybook Weekend at Sister Cities Park

Food & Drink

Parks on Tap

Parks on Tap 2017: Here's where the beer gardens will be popping up this summer

Parks

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park will open for 2017 season with festival

Weather

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Philly's going to get a serious taste of summer this upcoming week

Skateboarding

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Atlantic City skaters crowdfund after self-made park torn down

Parks and Recreation

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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

Family-Friendly

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Chinese Lantern Festival will return for a second year

Development

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Kenney reportedly plans to set aside $90 million for waterfront park in Philly

Parks

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Will 'Graffiti Highway' in Pennsylvania ghost town remain open to tourists?

Lists

Healthy Eating

Philadelphia ranks low on 'healthiest cities in America' list

Videos

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Watch: Dogs were loving the snow at Rittenhouse Square

Pop-Up Garden

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Parks on Tap will return this summer

Parks

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Pennsylvania county to open sprawling new 411-acre public park

Longwood Gardens

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Longwood Gardens reveals opening date for 'spectacular' Main Garden Fountain

Protests

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Dozens sit on Rittenhouse walls to celebrate the 'public' in public parks

Recreation

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Knoebels going 'Over the Top' for thrilling new ride in 2017

Parks

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Take survey on Philly parks for chance to win Wawa gift card

Recreation

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Mini-golf course planned for Bartram's Garden in Southwest Philly

Longwood Gardens

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Longwood Gardens CEO says Main Garden Fountain will 'blow your mind'

Parks

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Renovations complete at South Philly's Palumbo Park

Redevelopments

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Officials break ground on $10M Reading Viaduct Trail Project

Odd News

Eternal Flame

Why the eternal flame in Washington Square Park went out

Supernatural

Ringing Rocks Park

Bucks County park makes list of supernatural places in world

Development

Bainbridge Green

Can South Philly street be city's next great green space?

Parks

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Fairmount Park named to list of Great Places in America

Events

Benson Park

Buy and sell used stuff at Philly park

Museums

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Wawa-style federal duck stamp anointed in Philadelphia

Parks

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As National Park Service celebrates 100th anniversary, a look back at Independence Hall