Fitness jungle gym among the improvements coming to Point Breeze’s Smith Playground

Smith Playground is seeing a complete revitalization. Plans for this community space include a remodeled recreation center, new solar panels, a resurfaced football field and more. With all of those improvements lined up, why not add in an adult fitness jungle gym too? A fitness facility up to 3,000 sq.

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Spotted: Netting being installed along CSX bridge

Plans were in announced in April for improvements for the CSX bridge along 25th Street. The beginning phases are being completed now, including the installation of netting to prevent additional concrete from falling and hurting pedestrians or vehicles. This is to prevent incidents like this one in April, where concrete

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2200 block of Winton Street being dedicated for Easy Company’s Bill Guarnere

Earlier this year “Babe” Heffron a local World War II veteran and member of the Easy Company depicted on the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers was honored with a bronze memorial statue in Pennsport. Now fellow Philadelphian and Easy Company member, Bill Guarnere, is receiving some recognition of his own with the

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Ground broken for Smith Playground revitalization

Ralph Brooks Park saw a transformation, which was unveiled at the end of August, with improvements including things like new sidewalks, an improved basketball backboard, a community garden shed, a mural from Steve Powers and more. Thanks to the success of that project, another park will be seeing some changes.

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New West Passyunk brewery to operate ‘more like a small winery in France,’ aiming for May opening

Earlier this week we told you about a new brewery that would be joining the ranks of businesses popping up in West Passyunk. Brewery ARS has a lot of work to do before they’re operational in the location of a former auto repair shop at 1927-29 W. Passyunk Ave., but

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