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What's Happening in:  Packer Park 

Marconi Plaza warns dog owners about letting pets relieve themselves in child play areas

As some of you may recall, a few years back we were on a “dog shit crusade” to make an attempt to stop dog owners from simply leaving their pet’s poop on the sidewalk. It’s been two years since we’ve written one of those posts, but the problems regarding trash cleanup and dog poop are never-ending in the city.

Marconi Plaza, the park space at Broad and Oregon, is currently experiencing some difficulties with pet owners letting their dogs relieve themselves in the child-specific play areas of the park, making for an unsanitary scene. Friends of Marconi Plaza are now “asking parents to call the police if you are experiencing violations or abuse of the children’s play areas.”

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What's Happening in:  Hawthorne :  Stadium District 

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?

Clockwise: FDR Park, Marconi Plaza and Hawthorne Park

Clockwise: FDR Park, Marconi Plaza and Hawthorne Park

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. Not only will it highlight Philly’s amazing public art scene and equally impressive public spaces, it could also see you land between $500 and $3,ooo per performance to make your dream a reality.

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