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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 1

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/01/2014

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Skaters Get New Place To Skateboard At Philly Park

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.

05/22/2013

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Philadelphia Lawmakers Increase Penalites on Skateboarders Who Damage Art

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.

12/13/2012

(Elected officials join Josh Nims, crouching at left, in the ceremonial groundbreaking -- using skateboards as shovels -- for a new skate park.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Ground Broken For Skateboarding Park Near Ben Franklin Parkway

“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.

10/12/2012

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Put Helmets On Active Kids

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.

05/03/2012

VIDEO: Interview with CBS Philly

To follow the whole coast-to-coast, dads-and-sons adventure, check out http://sk8thest8s.cbslocal.com/

07/24/2011

VIDEO: FDR Skatepark, South Philly

  To follow the whole coast-to-coast, dads-and-sons adventure, check out http://sk8thest8s.cbslocal.com/

07/23/2011

FDR Skatepark & Philly: Scooters, “Gnar” & Cheesesteaks

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 […]

07/23/2011

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Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund Closes In On Their Goal

New energy returns to a proposed skatepark along the Schuylkill River Banks

10/31/2010

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