A project more than a decade in the works finally came to fruition Monday when city officials, organizers, and hundreds of residents cut the ribbon on Philadelphia’s new skatepark.
The measure would raise penalties for damaging a war memorial or public artwork from $300 in the current law to $1,000 and up to 30 days of jail time.
“Skateboarding is an art form, a way of life, and a very important part of Philadelphia’s culture and creative economy,” says Claire Laver, executive director of Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund.
If your children like to bike or skateboard or are very active with scooters or other fast moving street and driveway play things please take the time to get them helmets.
From Lou… The FDR skate park is CRAZY. Walls of smooth concrete covered in graffiti and set right underneath Interstate 95, a stone’s throw from where the Phillies and Iggles (aka Eagles) play. Apparently all […]
New energy returns to a proposed skatepark along the Schuylkill River Banks