Posts Tagged ‘Fairmount Park’

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

September 23, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Long before chicken and waffles took hip restaurant menus by storm Philadelphia was famous for the meal's precursor, catfish and waffles, served at inns and taverns on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek and the Schuylkill River. Harry K. sets the table and serves us up a heaping plate of local culinary history > more

In The Schuylkill's Weeds

In The Schuylkill’s Weeds

September 1, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Clearing a famed rowing venue of impedimenta, Nimbyism threatens 92-year-old convent in Fishtown, city post offices downsizing, first set of recalled Silverliner train cars back to work, and a live-work opportunity in the Strawberry Mansion > more

Excavating The American Revolution

Excavating The American Revolution

May 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Sifting through colonial privies, Planning Commission okays Sharswood PHA HQ plans, $30 million in upgrades coming to PHL, talking the history of Chinatown, and breaking the rules of historic house museum presentation > more

Fairmount Park First Major Urban Park System To Get Google Street View Treatment

Fairmount Park First Major Urban Park System To Get Google Street View Treatment

May 12, 2016  |  Buzz

Google mapping program will bring virtual hiking to Fairmount Park > more

Envisioning Better, Safer Streets

Envisioning Better, Safer Streets

December 7, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A look at traffic accident stats, safety concerns in Wissahickon, park deers to be culled, Penn to increase tuition again, and another build for East Kensington > more