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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

New land acquired for planned improvements to the Delaware River trail

In recent years, there has been a lot happening along the Delaware River with plans for expansion of the river trail and work on the new Pier 68 park.

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A look at the land acquisitions along the river trail.

Now this project to improve the riverfront is close to moving forward now that the Delaware River Waterfront Corp. has acquired another section of land, in addition to another deal in the works to purchase a parcel of land from Bart Blatstein. These new acquisitions would mean another 0.7 mile portion of the river trail that would be improved as as part of the bigger plans to have this 3.3 mile trail renewed and expanded all the way north to Fishtown.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Waterfront Corporation continuing to expand river trail

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is looking to purchase more South Philly land to continue expanding the river trail.

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The latest development is the impending purchase of the strip of land behind the Sheet Metal Workers Union site at 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. 

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport :  Queen Village 

Help CDAG clean up the riverfront trail between Pier 53 and Pier 70

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has partnered with sustainable goods provider United By Blue to run an expansive cleanup effort of the Southern Delaware Trail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday, Sept. 27. The trail connects Washington Avenue Pier (Pier 53) at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard and flows south down to Pier 68 & 70 in the Walmart parking lot.

Come out and help clean up (and explore) the trail. (Photo: James Jennings)

Come out and help clean up (and explore) the trail. (Photo: James Jennings)

The cool part? It looks like you’ll be getting an inside (albeit kind of dirty) look into the trail by wading into the water and stepping onto those amazing piers.  Think of it as a humanitarian form of UrbEx.

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