Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

(credit: Randall E. Scott)

Pop-up Park On The Delaware To Remain Open Through September

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation announced Wednesday that its summer-only floating park on the Delaware, Spruce Street Harbor Park, will continue to operate through September 28th.

08/27/2014

(credit: John McDevitt)

Plans Underway To Improve Delaware Waterfront’s Winter Attraction

The Blue Cross River Rink is still about three months away from re-opening on the edge of the Delaware River, but for the second year it won’t be alone.

08/27/2014

(The Washington Avenue Pier.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South Philly

Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.

08/15/2014

(An artist's rendering stands near the location of the future Pier 68 Park, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

New Park-on-a-Pier Coming For South Philly’s Pennsport Neighborhood

DRWC president Tom Corcoran explains that Pier 68 South is located adjacent to the Walmart-Home Depot-Superfresh shopping complex in South Philadelphia.

06/26/2014

Emma Fried-Cassorla, communications manager for the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Final Touches Put On Spruce Street Harbor Park As Opening Nears

The highly anticipated Spruce Street Harbor Park is beginning to take shape and is expected to be ready by Friday.

06/23/2014

Race Street Pier is now a city park.  (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Plenty To Do In Town On This Summer-Like Weekend

From exercise, to art and theater, there’s a lot to do in Philadelphia this weekend.

06/06/2014

(A Brazilian celebration is being added to the Delaware Riverfront celebrations this summer.  Singers, dancers, and musicians mark the event at Peco headquarters.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Brazilian, Israeli Fests Added to Delaware Riverfront Summer Activities

The Delaware River waterfront is gearing up for summer with a lineup of free festivals, multicultural events, and concerts.

05/09/2014

Penn's Landing File Photo (Credit: Dan Wing)

Floating Park Among Summer Plans For Penn’s Landing

The temporary park will include a boardwalk, an “urban beach,” lily pad water gardens, a pop-up restaurant and bar and nets that will allow guests to literally hang out on the water.

04/18/2014

Penn's Landing River Rink (credit: john McDevitt)

‘Winterfest’ Set To Open At Penn’s Landing River Rink

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary season of the River Rink along the Penn’s Landing, “Winterfest” has been created around the ice skating rink — and it opens on Friday.

11/27/2013

Myor Nutter during the groundbreaking of the new pier park on the Delaware River. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Groundbreaking On New Delaware River Pier With Historic Past

Construction is set to begin on the pier park on the Delaware River at Washington Avenue Green.

10/31/2013

(Jodie Milkman, VP of programming for the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, on the Race Street Pier, adjacent to the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Free Monthly Summer Concerts Announced For Race Street Pier

Jodie Milkman, with the DRWC, says the new summer concert series is called “Third Thursday, Live and Local,” and features live, local music the third Thursday of every month.

06/19/2013

(Bicyclists give a newly opened section of the Delaware River Trail a try.  Footpath is in background.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

New Section of Del. River Trail Opens in Northern Liberties, Segregating Bike and Foot Traffic

The ribbon-cutting and inaugural bike ride showcased Philadelphia’s first separated on-road bicycle and pedestrian trail, running for about 1,400 feet from Spring Garden Street to Ellen Street.

06/17/2013

(A movie "Screening Under the Stars" at Penn's Landing.  File photo provided)

Camden and Philadelphia Announce Big Slate of Summer Events on Del. Riverfront

“There’ll be more events this year than we ever had before,” says Tom Corcoran, president of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation.

05/08/2013

(Artist's rendering, provided)

Expansion Plans For Washington Avenue Green To Be Unveiled Saturday

The DRWC’s Lizzie Woods says they’ll be unveiling new designs for the rotting, long-abandoned pier.

04/26/2013

(Credit: CBS 3)

Delaware River Waterfront Corp. Looking For Design For Penn’s Landing Park Project

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is looking for design teams to submit proposals for a new project; the creation of the eight acre Penn’s Landing Park that would connect part of Old City with the waterfront.

02/24/2013

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