Two new PWD rain gardens are coming to Point Breeze

Green City, Clean Waters has been bringing green infrastructure improvements to the city, with new rain gardens in the form of planters and trenches with trees, along with some less-visible improvements below-ground. The city’s plan is for the program is to triple in size by 2021 to keep making Philadelphia a

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Green City, Clean Waters seeking feedback on future stormwater improvements

In South Philly we’ve been seeing a number of Green Cities, Clean Waters improvements being implemented recently. The program from the Philadelphia Water Department is meant to bring green infrastructure improvements to the city to reduce stormwater pollution. By 2021, they plan to triple the program’s size, bringing even more

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Meeting for Guerin Rec Center shows neighborhood split over green space

UPDATE: According to the Newbold Civic Association, 84% of the comment cards submitted at the meeting were in favor of the green space. As we told you last week, the plans for the green space in the parking lot of Guerin Recreation Center at 2201 S. 16th St. have been a

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Plan for green space at Guerin Rec Center needs community support again

In 2014, two plans were presented to create a green space in the parking lot at Guerin Recreation Center. At that meeting, the 50 attendees almost unanimously voted for this plan, which would use a portion of the parking lot at 2201 S. 16th St. to create this green space thanks

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Community meeting to be held for 10th and Tasker sinkhole and water main repair

For months now, 10th and Tasker has been shut down due to a sinkhole and water main break. In addition to the road being closed for months, neighbors have been experiencing other problems with water pressure in their homes. Since this is a problem for so many residents, a community

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