This L-shaped extension will start at Monkevitch Playground, in the shadow of I-95, and go down past Pulaski Park to Lewis Street, wrapping around the fruit distribution center and city dump.
“Skateboarding is an art form, a way of life, and a very important part of Philadelphia’s culture and creative economy,” says Claire Laver, executive director of Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund.
“We take a group of individuals and we put them through a challenging, adventure-based experience,” says Katie Newsom Pastuszek, executive director of Outward Bound Philadelphia.
If you have an oak tree on your property, you’ve noticed that the acorns started dropping early this year, and all too often.
Dr. Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy at Widener University, says scientists have been interested in transits of Venus for centuries.
“This charity ride is for Neighborhood Bike Works,” says Jim Wiley, a local businessman and avid cyclist. The program, he explains, shows kids how to build their own bicycle from scrap parts.
With Memorial Day on the horizon, Jay Lloyd tries to beat the getaway crowds.