By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — People in North Philadelphia will have a new place to outside. Children helped cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Hancock Playground this afternoon.

(credit: CBS3)

The park on the 1400 block of Hancock Street just got a $1 million playground renovation.

“With these new improvements, Hancock Playground is now a space where children and families can safely play and recreate,” said Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.

Money from the city’s sugary drink tax helped pay for the repairs.

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