The new zip line adventure course has something for everyone. Even people who don’t love heights.
Multiple projects are creating unexpected play spaces all over the city.
A ribbon cutting won’t happen until May.
With ropes 60 feet above the ground, Treetop Quest Philly will launch May 12.
Friends of Catharine Park were aghast at an unauthorized attempt to redo their mural.
And the federal government won’t pony up the money to fix it.
Nothing’s etched in stone, but community leaders are eyeing Pulaski Park.
In partnership with the Philadelphia Parks Alliance, Next City is hosting a public conversation about the vital role public parks and recreation centers play in changing neighborhoods. The discussion will be followed by free refreshments from Little Baby’s Ice Cream and Revolution Taco, live music by Trinidelphia and interactive installations from local makers and doers. If you're coming from North Philly, sign up for a seat on the free bus to City Hall. Otherwise, just RSVP online at the link below.
Where: Philadelphia City Hall, North Apron Plaza at 1401 JFK Blvd.
When: September 10, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Enjoy a pop-up beer garden at this West Philly locale.
Where: Clark Park at 4300 Baltimore Avenue
When: August 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to August 27, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.
How much: Pay for drinks/food
Parks on Tap continues through the summer, but catch a waterfront breeze this weekend. The pop-up beer garden on the Schuylkill Banks ends Sunday.
Where: Schuylkill Banks at 2501 Walnut St. 19103
When: July 21, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
How much: Pay as you go
By the budgetary numbers, our city lags its peers; half a billion dollars should help.