Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill River’

Beta Testing Venice Island

Beta Testing Venice Island

September 5, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Previewing the Venice Island Performing Arts Center and Schuylkill River Boardwalk, the legacy of Nutter and the Delaware, donation for Jewish center at Drexel, and travelogue of beneath Center City > more

Fairmount Park Guard Houses: A Survivor's Guide

Fairmount Park Guard Houses: A Survivor’s Guide

July 29, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

The Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust is busy restoring the few of these uniquely Philadelphia buildings that remain. Harry K tells us why they're important and where to find them > more

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

July 16, 2014  |  News

Work officially began this week on the trail that will reconnect Lower Merion and Manayunk across the Schuylkill River by foot and by bike. Brad Maule looks back—and forward—at the nearly 100-year-old Manayunk Bridge > more

Showcasing The

Showcasing The “Invisible River”

July 7, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Acrobatics above the Schuylkill this weekend, mid-century Philly history on YouTube, long-vacant whiskey distillery probably becoming a pizzeria, and Comcast expands its share of next skyscraper > more

How Can You Know What It Means To Be Here

How Can You Know What It Means To Be Here

June 24, 2014  |  Possible City

What explains the power of place, of Fairmount Park especially, to give meaning to our lives? Nathaniel Popkin on three writers drawn to the park, including the great poet Stephen Berg, who died 12 days ago > more