Some 250 players were hitting the fields at FDR Park for the 11th annual Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup.
The group is called Project 250, for the 250 meter hardwood track that would go inside the proposed velodrome. Detailed plans to be presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission, next month, call for a swooping, oval, structure to be built on four acres at the east side of the park, along Broad Street.
It was a big day for Philadelphia’s standout little league team — the Taney Dragons — who floated through Center City Wednesday.
The Softball Carpenter Cup Classic, sponsored by the Phillies, features 16 teams of high school sophomores and juniors on the field, and college coaches measuring players’ readiness to move to the next level.
By using make-up artists and the theatrical zombie theme, the 4,5000 runners taking part in the sold-out 5K event where they run as either zombies or living zombie prey.
Two local college students are organizing a 5K Zombie Run set for Philadelphia in the spring and early registration ends tomorrow.
A man who lives near FDR Park in South Philadelphia has been charged with a recent arson of the playground there that all but destroyed it.
The mayor has announced a reward fund which had, by the end of his press conference, more than doubled to $11,000 for the arrest and conviction of whoever set the fire.
Philadelphia’s largest rescue organization and only no-kill shelter, held its 5th Annual Mutt Strut in South Philadelphia Sunday morning.
A group of young skateboarders from Seattle know all about teamwork and are in sync with the twists and turns they come across at each skate park they tackle.