Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River’

$7 Million Campaign Announced To Keep USS Olympia At Penn’s Landing

$7 Million Campaign Announced To Keep USS Olympia At Penn’s Landing

April 3, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Independence Seaport Museum officials see the light, Germantown muralist discusses Psychylustro, La Salle to build new facility, and social entrepreneurs receive some investment advice > more

The Floating Church And Its Successors Along The Delaware

The Floating Church And Its Successors Along The Delaware

February 21, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K's beloved riverfront has two sides, don't ya know. And once upon a time, in the mid-19th Century, a church boat—an actual church, built on a seafaring vessel—trawled both sides of it, before being moved to firm ground in Camden. This Harry K Encyclopedia entry examines the legendary Floating Church of the Redeemer > more

Farewell To Forrestal

Farewell To Forrestal

February 3, 2014  |  Buzz

Attention Navy enthusiasts and photographers interested in rare events: tomorrow, the USS Forrestal will be towed from the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The historic aircraft carrier's final voyage will conclude its 59 years at a Texas scrapyard > more

Artists & Libertarians Coming To Mantua Artist’s Defense In Eminent Domain Proposal

Artists & Libertarians Coming To Mantua Artist’s Defense In Eminent Domain Proposal

January 27, 2014  |  Morning Blend

No fair market value for James Dupree, a mayoral workshop in DC, Templetown’s latest push to the west, and crude oil removal in the Delaware > more

Ice Skating, Philadelphia Pastime

Ice Skating, Philadelphia Pastime

January 24, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K gives us a review of ice skating in Philadelphia, a city that was an early center of skating in America, possibly because Quaker leaders approved of this ostensibly frivolous activity > more