Quick Hits: Pier 53 groundbreaking, Philly Cupcake leaving & Boot & Saddle singing

The expansion of Pier 53 into a wetlands park at the end of Washington Avenue on the Delaware River is officially starting tomorrow. Politicos and bigwigs will be on hand for the groundbreaking tomorrow at 11 a.m. The park, complete

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Fishing pier at Tasker will be Delaware River’s next park – plus trail improvements and much more

A new fishing pier will be built by next summer on Pier 68 at the end of Tasker Street, one of several improvements announced yesterday by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. The pier’s $750,000 redevelopment is part of another round

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Link Love: Trolley vs. bike; Pier 53’s past/future; fighting crime via Facebook; & frangipane tart

A reader sent the City Paper blog Naked City a picture of trolley tracks on 11th Street near Callowhill that had been filled in, presumably by a rogue cyclist. Safety solution or vandalism? The Friends of Washington Avenue Green, where the new

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