In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.
Eakins Oval has a surface area painted into a beach, blanket and boardwalk theme. There are two large sandboxes, four spray-misters and live music, chess, checkers, ping-pong, volleyball, bocce and miniature golf. And it's free.
— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.
Mayor Michael Nutter visited Kensington’s McPherson Square last week to announce this year’s upcoming Philly Spring CleanUp.
Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.