Posts Tagged ‘Kelly Drive’

New Study Reconsiders Effects Of Gentrification In Philly

New Study Reconsiders Effects Of Gentrification In Philly

October 30, 2015  |  Morning Blend

New study counters claims of gentrification’s tendency to displace Philly residents, water fountains coming to Kelly Drive, and sliding through the Nutter years > more

Shining A Light On The Beacon Of Boathouse Row

Shining A Light On The Beacon Of Boathouse Row

March 9, 2015  |  Vantage

The peaceful Schuylkill River was once a bustling aquatic highway of commercial marine activity. Turtle Rock lighthouse was built in the late 1800s to keep traffic away from the river banks and Fairmount Water Works. Over a decade later the first all-female athletic club on the river built their clubhouse around the beacon, preserving the lighthouse for future admiration and intrigue. Contributor Maria Gorshin illuminates this present day curiosity of Boathouse Row > more

Finding The (Diverse) Faces Of Boathouse Row

Finding The (Diverse) Faces Of Boathouse Row

August 1, 2014  |  Buzz

Noticing the wide range of age and racial diversity on the river, rower and photographer Sabina Pierce put together a series of portraits of Philadelphia's rowers, on display along Boathouse Row > more

Aerial Ballet Coming To The Schuylkill The Next Two Sundays

Aerial Ballet Coming To The Schuylkill The Next Two Sundays

June 13, 2013  |  Buzz

Been jonesing for a musical trapeze performance on the Strawberry Mansion Bridge? Alie + the Brigade and A Stick and A Stone have got you covered the next two Sundays > more

My Favorite Place: Penn Athletic Club

My Favorite Place: Penn Athletic Club

June 21, 2012  |  My Favorite Place

On this first official day of summer, we take you to the river for Meredith Nutting's fifth installment of My Favorite Place--the rowing mecca Penn Athletic Club > more