“Is ‘zam’ a word?” asked the boy who had run into Steve Schmidt’s office at the McIlvain Rec Center on Penn Street.
The junior gardeners/farmers at Palmer Playground are harvesting the flowers and veggies they’ve been nurturing all season.
What do you think about a trail along the Frankford Creek that would run from Wingohocking Street in Juniata all the way to Bridesburg near the Delaware River?
You voted, we listened. Here are the 2013 winners of the Best of the River Wards, Part II. Click through the photos below to see snapshots of each winner. See Part I for the rest of the winners.
Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.
Residents were shocked last week when they awoke Tuesday morning to see that the basketball court at Pop’s Playground, a popular park located just six blocks north of Fishtown, had been destroyed.
Volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park removed 84 bags of trash, six bags of recyclable cans and numerous other loose items from the park in two cleanup events on May 28 and June 25.
The Upper Holmesburg community had a chance to get tens of thousands of dollars for the construction of new playground equipment on an open patch of city park ground at Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street.