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Big Green Block: Phase II Complete!

Friday, July 12, 2013  |  PublicRC

Philadelphia zip code 19125, known for the community’s dedication to sustainability, will celebrate the latest improvements to  the Big Green Block on Saturday, July 20th with an official ribbon cutting event....

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"The Oval" to Open

Wednesday, July 10, 2013  |  PublicRC

This summer, the familiar oval parking lot in front of the Art Museum will become Philadelphia’s ““new shape of fun.”...

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TTF Summer Block Party Series

Friday, July 5, 2013  |  MWood

Our friends at the Tookany-Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership are hosting fun, family-friendly block parties every Wednesday in July from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Join us at each of the new Philadelphia Parks and Recreation gateways in Tacony Creek Park to enjoy FREE soft pretzels, water ice, and giveaways....

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Imagining Frankford

Wednesday, June 26, 2013  |  PublicRC

This Saturday, the Frankford Community, from Pratt Street down to Kensington Avenue, will celebrate their neighborhood. Community members, in collaboration with the Mural Arts Program and initiated by Council Woman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, have designed and created beautiful murals along a historic and diverse stretch of the Frankford corridor....

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Voting for Spokesdog Competition Now Open!

Monday, June 10, 2013  |  PaulF

It’s time again to choose Philadelphia’s four legged clean water ambassadors, so head on over to the Spokesdog page to vote for your favorite pooch! Voting for the Spokesdog Competition has officially opened!...

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The Story of Water - Through Art

Thursday, June 6, 2013  |  PaulF

Had you been on the 300 block of Christian Street on Saturday afternoon, you might have asked yourself, “What are these blue dots all over the street?...

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