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You're Invited: We Are Our Water

Thursday, May 19, 2011  |  MFritch

Join us at the Urban Sustainability Forum tonight from 6:00 to 6:30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences' Main Auditorium for We Are Our Water: How to Protect Our Health, Communities, and Pocketbooks by Using Water Wisely....

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Race Street Pier Opens Today

Thursday, May 12, 2011  |  MFritch

The Race Street Pier—a one-acre public park that extends into the Delaware River near the Ben Franklin Bridge—debuts today at 2 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Michael Nutter....

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Life Aquatic: American Shad

Thursday, April 28, 2011  |  Brian.R

In honor of Shadfest—Penn Treaty Park's annual celebration of arts, music, food, craft beer and the Delaware riverfront's past and present—this week we're featuring the American shad....

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Cobbs Creek 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, April 24, 2011  |  MFritch

Rain didn't dampen the first annual Darby-Cobbs 5K Run/Walk on April 23rd—approximately 150 participants and mayors from three municipalities (including Philadelphia's own mayor, Michael Nutter) showed up for the event....

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