More than 5,000 participants came out to Fairmount Park on Saturday morning to race to help raise money for charity.
“Individuals or non-profit organizations or corporations have to get in touch with us and then what we are able to do is change the color of the lights for them,” Barry Bessler said.
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For the serious amateur athlete, the challenge of triathlons, mudders and other running competitions that feature a something-extra challenge, there are a number of events scheduled in Philadelphia and surrounding areas this summer.
The iconic estate has a history going back to the Revolutionary War, and was a stop on the Underground Railroad. The group that runs the site is suing a contractor over a partially completed addition.
Police say it appears the cyclist lost control of his bike, crashed and impaled himself on a metal fence on Black Road, near MLK Drive.
Philadelphia police continue their investigation into a robbery of the Valley Green Inn located along Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park.
As the sun came up on the first day of May, several people gathered in Fairmount Park to celebrate – and to continue an ancient tradition.
As a competitor in athletic events, sweat and some dirt and grime go with the territory. For a muddy good time, check out these events in Philadelphia.
Celebrate the culture of Japan against a backdrop of gorgeous flowers at this year’s Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival.
The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center is debuting a new event, “Culture and Conversation,” and you’re invited.
“We have about twelve of them left at this point, and we guard them very carefully,” notes Lucy Strackhouse of the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust.
Tyson Gardner, tour guide and the docent at Laurel Hill Mansion says the historic villas are open to the public December 1st through the 9th.
Historic buildings in Fairmount Park have never looked so delicious!
To enjoy the best weather and view the city at your leisure, head to these top spots for a great fall family getaway.