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The intersection of 12th at Spring Garden Streets is not very inviting, but a plan to make the street a greenway could transform the whole area.. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Reimagining Spring Garden Street As A Green Hub

Plans are in the works to turn Spring Garden Street into a greenway that is a hub of activity for drivers, cyclists and others, connecting the Art Museum area to neighborhoods around the Delaware River.

12/05/2011

(Photo by Karin Phillips)

City Kids Get a Hot-Weather Treat: Kayaking On The Delaware River

There was lots of enthusiasm as campers from the Vare Recreation Camp in West Philadelphia jumped into kayaks and “water swans” — some of them for the first time in their lives — to paddle around the Delaware River Marina.

07/22/2011

(The "Forbidden Drive" recreational trail in the Valley Green section of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.  File photo)

Delaware Valley Region Expanding Its Network of Hiking and Biking Trails

In our area, trail development is expected to take off this summer thanks to a $23-million federal grant.

06/23/2011

(Kayakers on the Delaware / Credit: PEC)

Positively Philadelphia: Delaware River Ambassador Program

So, maybe you can’t quite picture sunshine and walking along the Delaware river considering Philadelphia’s been like a snow sandwich, but let’s look ahead. The Delaware River is starting a new program and they may be looking for you.

02/06/2011