Schuylkill River Trail

(The Schuylkill Banks boardwalk extends into the Schuylkill River from South Street to Locust.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Schuylkill River Boardwalk Opens To Public

A new section of the Schuylkill River Trail — extending 50 feet out over the water — is now open for joggers, cyclists, and those seeking a riverside stroll.

10/02/2014

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Road Work Closes Ramp From Spring Garden Street To WB Schuylkill Expressway

A traffic ramp used by tens of thousands of drivers daily to get from Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia onto the westbound Schuylkill Expressway is being closed today for more than two months for reconstruction work.

09/22/2014

(Bicycles along the Schuylkill River Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

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Top Spots To Sunbathe In Philadelphia

Sunshine is a cure for the blues and it provides Vitamin D, plus plenty of other benefits. If you don’t or can’t commute out of the city, here are a few places to help you catch some rays.

06/27/2014

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It’s Safety Vs. Convenience When Getting On The Schuylkill Trail

Access to the Schuylkill River Trail has been blocked at Race Street, leaving residents to fear keeping the gate closed is unsafe.

06/08/2014

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New Brewery To Open Along Schuylkill River Trail

Conshohocken Brewing Company is set to open in early spring 2014.

01/21/2014

(Officer Brad Fox's widow and young daughter look at plaque in his honor during dedication ceremonies.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Remembrance Plaque For Ofcr. Brad Fox Placed Near Site of His Death

The plaque — the twnetieth placed by the county since 2007 — now sits at the site of a memorial that was built to Fox’s memory along the Schuylkill River Trail in Conshohocken.

09/13/2013

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Top Dog Walking Trails In Philadelphia

Whether you want a short walk or an all-day outing, the Philadelphia area has just the right walking trail to keep you and your canine content.

09/03/2013

(Construction underway on a new section of the Schuylkill River Trail that will extend into the river.  Photo provided)

Schuylkill River Recreational Trail Moving Ahead, And Out Into The River

Officials say that because of the topography south of Locust Street, the next section of the Schuylkill River Trail cannot be built over land.

07/03/2013

A stretch of the trail winds through East Falls. (Credit: Schuylkill River Trail Association)

Free Maps Of Schuylkill River Trail Available Tomorrow

The colorful map available at Valley Forge National Historical Park shows the entire trail, the miles that have been completed and those that are proposed.

05/31/2013

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Ask An Expert: Top Bike Rides In Philadelphia

Here are a few great Philadelphia-area rides as recommended by the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia. Join the pack and get pedaling!

04/06/2013

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Funeral Arrangements Set For Officer Brad Fox

Funeral arrangements were set for a Plymouth Township Officer who was killed in the line of duty Thursday evening after responding to a hit-and-run crash.

09/15/2012

Stephanie Phillips, interim director of Bartram's Garden. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Bartram’s Garden Kicks Off Season With Weekend-Long Celebration

“So we’ll be having tours, activities, we’ll have some landscaping expertise to help you plan your garden, potentially food trucks,” says interim director Stephanie Phillips.

04/30/2012

The barrels of Yards brewery loomed in the background during a presentation from the Growing Greener campaign. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Supporters Of ‘Growing Greener’ Call For The Program’s Renewal

More than $200 million have been spent since 1999 to protect Pennsylvania’s natural resources, as part of a little-known initiative called “Growing Greener,” which is set to expire at month’s end. Supporters gathered at Yards Brewery in Philadelphia Monday, calling for the program’s renewal.

06/21/2011

(City and community officials at Monday's ceremonial groundbreaking.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Bike Path Improvements Along Schuylkill River Set To Begin

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held this morning along Kelly Drive for a million-dollar project to improve the “Fairmount Bikeway,” along the Schuylkill River between Falls Bridge and Ridge Avenue.

03/14/2011

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