SS United States could be headed for Brooklyn

The massive, record-setting S.S. United States, anchored on the Delaware near Ikea, could be destined to become a tourist attraction and hotel on Brooklyn’s waterfront. The New York Times reports that conservancy that owns the 990-foot-long ocean liner, which still holds the record for the fastest eastbound trip across the Atlantic

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Check out the design for Pier 68, South Philly’s third new planned park

Grab your fishing pole. Well, soon. By this time next year, the abandoned Pier 68 behind the Walmart shopping center on Columbus Boulevard will be transformed into a park that will serve as the southern gateway to the Delaware River trail. City officials and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation unveiled

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‘Sneak Peek’ event announced for under-construction Pier 53 park

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will host a “sneak peek” event at Pier 53/Washington Avenue Green on Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. You may remember that this event was alluded to earlier at the history lecture held at the Mummer’s Museum in May. The event will

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Neighbors pitch in to shape design of planned fishing park at Pier 68

Amid the threat of a snowpacalypse (or whatever they’re calling a blizzard these days), neighbors of the planned Pier 68 fishing and recreational park provided input Wednesday night on what they would like to see on this barren space: Attendees liked the idea of proposed wildlife “blinds,” elevated towers for viewing, and

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