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Fairmount Park System

(File photo: a group of people being given free meals at a parkland location in Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

One Supporter Of Controversial Philadelphia Feeding Ban Speaks Out

The recently instated ban on outdoor feeding in the Fairmount Park system has drawn a lot of heat from some homeless advocates and religious leaders. But some local leaders do support the ban.

06/03/2012

(Rebecca Rhynhart testifies at a Philadelphia City Council budget hearing on the Parks and Recreation Department.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Budget Hearing Focuses On Parks Department’s Changing Fortunes

Supporters of Philadelphia’s vast Fairmount Park system packed City Council chambers on Tuesday, urging the lawmakers to restore park system funding that has been cut in recent years.

04/17/2012