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Philadelphia Parks Alliance

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Group Opposes City Council President’s Plan To Put Restaurants In Love Park

A group of Fairmount Park advocates says that Council president Darrell Clarke’s plan to put restaurants in Love Park would turn that famed site into “a food court.”

02/10/2014

(Song sparrow.  File photo by Molly Daly)

Group Says Giving Fairmount Parkland To Conservation Center Must Be Equitable

In the case of a bird and wildlife sanctuary planned near 33rd and Oxford Streets, the Philadelphia Parks Alliance is okay with a variance — as long as the conservation center has enough free public hours.

02/28/2013

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Council Committee Approves $4 Surcharge For Parking Tickets

A City Council committee has approved adding a $4 surcharge to all parking tickets, with some of the money potentially set aside for the city’s parks. Questions about the bill’s legality remain.

06/12/2012