The decision is a victory for open-land advocates, who saw the project as the first test of the city’s two-year-old “Open Lands Protection Ordinance.”
Police say the victim, a 73-year-old man, was pronounced dead at 1:19 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
After nearly five years of operating out of tents, Temple University’s rowing team is hoping to get a new boathouse along the Schuylkill River.
The body was discovered near the Water Works and Boathouse Row around 4:45 p.m.
The accident happened at Kelly Drive and Boathouse Row around 3:30 p.m.
It’s the fifth year the Irish Memorial 5K is being held.
Philadelphia’s Boathouse Row has its first restaurant. City officials cut the ribbon on the “Cosmic Cafe” in Lloyd Hall.
More than 20,000 of the people who light up your life — literally — are in Philadelphia this week for a huge convention.
Pack a basket, grab a blanket and some friends, and head outside for a picnic at one of Philadelphia’s many green spaces.
The show is called “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” and its opening credits roll past about a half dozen Philly landmarks – all shown at night.
Take ride along Lincoln Drive and enjoy the view of Fairmont Park. For those looking to take in the park’s beauty while being active, you can jog the pedestrian paths and trails, go bike riding, play sports, or just relax and watch the rowers on the Schuylkill River. For those looking to take it easy, stroll along with the weekend crowds, or have a picnic or barbeque with friends.
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