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The Legacy of the Spokesdog Continues!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013  |  PublicRC

When pet waste is left on the ground, rainwater or melted snow washes it into our storm drains and into the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers, harming the health of the water. But the Spokesdog is out to change that! Philly Water’s Best Friend is on a mission to keep our waterways clean by encouraging dog owners to pick up after their pets....

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Last TTF Block Party TONIGHT

Wednesday, July 31, 2013  |  PublicRC

Tonight the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership will host their final block party! Free water ice and soft pretzels, as well as nature walks, hands-on activities and educational opportunities will be in abundance!...

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Vote for the Next Spokesdog -- Only Three Days Left!

Monday, July 29, 2013  |  PublicRC

et your votes in! The Spokesdog Competition closes on Thursday, July 31st. Be sure to cast your vote here, up to one vote per hour, until Thursday. The top 15 dogs from both Fitler Square and University City will be nominated to participate in a Community Competition Day! After each day, a Spokesdog will be crowned for their respective neighborhood!...

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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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