Parks On Tap, the traveling Philadelphia beer garden, will make its debut appearance at Columbus Square next week. To set the tone, Parks on Tap will host a 2-hour happy hour to open the five day engagement from 5-7pm with live music being provided by the Back2Life Trio. (more…)
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It didn’t come as a surprise, but they weren’t exactly planning for it either. Renovations for Columbus Square Park have been delayed due do a state funding rule that requires the city to hire an archaeologist to make sure the site isn’t – you know, hiding anything of historical significance. “The city has dealt with […]
This episode of Spotted comes courtesy of a loyal reader. Like that friendly neighborhood tipster, if you see something, say something – in an email to email@example.com. Columbus Square has a $2.8 million redesign planned for 2017, but with those improvements, some beloved fixtures to the park may be removed. One of those is a large Sycamore tree […]
Whether you’re already a dog owner, or maybe you want to be in the near future, this event from the South Philadelphia Association of Dog Owners could be right up your alley. On Sunday, May 15 Columbus Square will become a dog’s paradise, with free roam of the park, dog adoptions, vendors, live music and […]
Greenworks started in 2009 as an initiative from the City of Philadelphia to implement a sustainability plan for the city. It was meant to expire in 2015, but now the Office of Sustainability is working to update it to continue forward with green improvements for Philadelphia. Are you interested in helping with green improvements in […]
The plans for the Columbus Square redesign are finally coming together, thanks to some additional grant money which secures the funding for the project. This new grant for $300,000 ensures that construction on the $2.8 million redesign can begin, with a target start time for the spring of 2017. (more…)