Community responds to proposed velodrome at FDR Park

Project 250, a velodrome and mixed-use facility for the community that could be coming to FDR Park pending the approval of the City of Philadelphia, presented plans for the project at a meeting on Wednesday night. At Wednesday’s meeting at the American Swedish Historical Museum, more than 150 neighbors and

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Plans for velodrome in FDR Park include park improvements, community activities

Project 250, a velodrome and mixed-use facility for the community, could be coming to FDR Park across from the stadiums, pending the approval of the City of Philadelphia. In case you’re wondering, a velodrome is an embanked oval track used for fixed gear, no-brake cycling races. Only a very limited

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Calling All Artists: Performance in Public Spaces grants aim to fund your next project

Are you an artist or arts organization looking to put on free performances for the public? The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) has chosen 17 specific sites, including Hawthorne Park, Marconi Plaza and FDR Park in South Philly, for a new grant program called Performance in Public Spaces.

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