Top Ways To Utilize Philadelphia's Parks & Rec DepartmentWhether you want to enjoy the parks for relaxation or you need to book space for an event, here are the top five places to enjoy the city of Philadelphia’s parks and recreation departments.
Hundreds Of Seniors On The March To A Healthier LifestyleBoathouse Row served as the backdrop for a gathering of seniors in sneakers today.
Papal Visit Impacting Boathouse Row, Rowing On Schuylkill RiverBoathouse Row on the Schuylkill River is in an interesting position. Part of the river that a lot of crew teams use is in the papal security zone and part is not.
Temple Rowing Takes Step Toward Restoring Historic BoathouseTemple University rowers and University officials broke ground on work to restore their historic boathouse.
Car Pulled From Schuylkill River Near Boathouse RowMarine units removed the car from the river, but found no one inside the vehicle.
Multiple Car Accident Takes Place On Boathouse RowA multiple vehicle accident occurred along Boathouse Row on Tuesday afternoon.
Fairmount Park Mansions Ready For The Holiday SeasonThe halls are decked, the trees are glowing, and the smell of fresh-baked gingerbread is in the air.
Scenic Strut Along Boathouse Row Draws 500 SeniorsPCA hopes the Senior Strut might spur older adults to join or form walking groups, because walking increases blood flow to the heart, lungs and brain that can put you in a good mood and lower stress.
Body Found Floating In Schuylkill River Near Boathouse RowPhiladelphia police are investigating the discovery of a body in the Schuylkill River early Monday morning.
Philadelphia Groups Back Effort To Clarify EPA's Role For Clean WaterEnvironmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.
PA Cracks The Top Ten List Of Toxic Chemicals In WaterwaysPennsylvania has the nation's seventh-highest volume of toxic chemicals being released into its waterways, according to a new report. New Jersey ranks 14th. Now, a coalition of environmental groups is urging greater protection for local waterways.
Philadelphia's Bronze Statuary Getting Its Spring CleaningOn this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson's statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.