“Fall” Speed Ahead: Cianfrani Park Fall Festival

A Bella Vista recreation site will welcome autumn through a six-hour festival on Saturday. Given that Cianfrani Park, 746 Fitzwater St., is Bella Vista’s largest park, Eugene Desyatnik esteems the space as a geographic focal point for the neighborhood. Desyatnik, president of the Bella Vista Neighbors Association (BVNA) expects a

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Upgrade in store for East Passyunk Community Center outdoor space

By Sequoia Medley An eager crowd gathered at the East Passyunk Community Center (EPCC) on Tuesday, December 11th for the unveiling of designs for the center’s outdoor spaces. The renderings were well-received as an exciting reimagining of the sole public green space serving the surrounding neighborhood. The presentation, by a

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FDR Park community meeting tonight!

You’re invited to opine about plans for FDR Park tonight, Wednesday, November 14, from 6-8pm at South Philly High. This is the second of three FDR Park Master Plan community meetings organized by the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Friends of FDR Park, and WRT Design. The Conservancy promises that

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New Courtyard from Old Materials for Southwark School

Southwark School at 9th and Mifflin Streets is gearing up for an exciting redesign of the 9th Street courtyard into a true community space. Since February, Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, in collaboration with the Spanish trash-focused artist collective Basurama – which translates to “Trash-o-rama” – has worked with

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South Philly’s ‘Secret’ Parks, Gardens & Green Spaces

  Now that Spring is finally here you might be looking for a quiet green space where you can enjoy the sunshine.  Curbed Philly posted a great list of 25 ‘secret’ parks and green spaces in the city.  South Philly was represented by eight sites from six neighborhoods: Hawthorne Park

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