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N.J. Giving 76ers $82 Million To Build Practice Facility and Offices in Camden

When it’s completed, the Sixers will no longer be the only team in the NBA without their own practice facility.

06/10/2014

(credit: Steve Patterson)

Community Members Concerned About Proposed Auto Repair Shop On Delaware Riverfront

That’s why in 2012 the city planning commission unanimously approved a “Master Plan for the Central Delaware.” A complete road map for transforming the area into a beautified economic hub including new parks, penthouses, attractions, trails and…an auto repair joint?

04/15/2014

(The USS Olympia, on Penn's Landing.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Historic Ship, USS Olympia, Will Remain in Philadelphia

Officials say the Spanish-American War-era ship will remain docked at Penn’s Landing after efforts to find it a home elsewhere in the country fell through.

04/02/2014

A Penn's Landing concert in 2010.  Credit: Randell E. Scott)

‘Jam on the River’ Returns to Penn’s Landing After Six-Year Hiatus

A half-dozen bands, many of them local, are headlined this year as Penn’s Landing hosts a jam-packed day of music this Memorial Day weekend.

03/17/2014

(Mike Devlin, founder of the Camden Children's Garden, stands alongside the group's display at the Philadelphia Flower Show.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Its Prospects Bright, Camden Children’s Garden Blossoms at Flower Show

Camden Children’s Garden founder Mike Devlin says the nature education center on the Camden waterfront was looking down the barrel of a gun last year.

02/28/2014

(The Scottish Immigration Memorial.  File photo)

Positively Philadelphia: Delaware Riverfront Memorials

A new tour includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial but also the Korean War Memorial, the Irish Memorial, the Scottish Memorial, the Immigration Memorial, the Columbus Memorial, and more.

06/23/2013

(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

(Tin foil covers each of the mortar tubes from which fireworks will be launched over the Delaware River.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Pyrotechnicians All Prepped For New Year’s Eve Shows On Delaware Riverfront

After hundreds of man-hours in the design, and then three days of setting everything up here, show producer Ken Furstoss and his crew have done the final checks.

12/31/2012

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A Tiny Park, Part of Larger Riverfront Plan, Opens in Northeast Philadelphia

Lardner’s Point Park is just south of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, on the Delaware riverfront, behind a looming old pumping station.

05/14/2012

(Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Hundreds Attend Rally to Keep Battleship New Jersey At Its Camden Berth

Phil Rowan, president of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, says a North Jersey group has engaged in a letter-writing and publicity campaign, trying to get the historic ship relocated to New York Harbor.

04/03/2012

(Credit: Pocono Vacation Bureau)

Fall’s Top One Tank Trips

The ability to play close to where we live has always been a major attraction of the Delaware Valley. With a single tank of gas, we can navigate to many destinations.

10/12/2011

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Tree Planting Begins On Race Street Pier As Park Opening Day Nears

With a new park ready to sprout in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, trees are being planted in preparation for next month’s opening of the new Race Street Pier, on the Delaware riverfront.

04/07/2011

race st pier groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Held For New Park At Foot Of Race Street

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Tuesday afternoon for the Race Street Pier, the first new public space of its kind on the central Delaware River waterfront.

11/09/2010

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