Northeast Times


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    A swinging success

    The Mayfair Playground was recently renovated, including new jungle gyms, swings and sliding boards, as well as a climbing net.

    On a sunny, sweltering early September afternoon in Mayfair, the adults with beads of sweat bubbling on their brows sought out slivers of shade. But the children frolicked seemingly immune to the oppressive heat.

    Celebrating the Big Green Block

    Fishtown boasts what's considered “the biggest, greenest block in Philadelphia.”