Posts Tagged ‘Spruce Street Harbor Park’

Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present

Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present

October 20, 2014  |  History

Drinking al fresco reached new heights this summer as brilliantly designed beer gardens popped up all over the city. This isn't anything new though, says Nic Esposito. Philadelphia has been publicly drunk since 1671 > more

Spruce Street Harbor Park To Remain Open Extra Month (Updated)

Spruce Street Harbor Park To Remain Open Extra Month (Updated)

August 27, 2014  |  Art & Design

The overwhelming success of the pop-up park convinces officials to keep the party going > more

With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here's Why They Matter

With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here’s Why They Matter

July 22, 2014  |  Urbanism

With pop-up beer gardens seemingly everywhere (and now under threat), Nathaniel Popkin talks with the designer of most of them, David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group, about the ideas behind the installations > more

How Spruce Street Harbor Park Succeeds

How Spruce Street Harbor Park Succeeds

June 26, 2014  |  Art & Design

In a city of squandered opportunities, here's an intervention that transforms the way we interact with space--and the city. Nathaniel Popkin reviews the new Spruce Street Harbor Park, opening tomorrow > more

Emma F-C's Philadelphia Map: A Cut Above

Emma F-C’s Philadelphia Map: A Cut Above

June 9, 2014  |  Art & Design

Emma Fried-Cassorla's blog has provided an open platform for Philly Love Notes for two years now. To mark the occasion, she's meticulously cut a three-foot-by-three-foot map of the city out of paper by hand—and she's giving it away for free > more