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Porous Repouring At Waterview Rec Center

Tuesday, September 20, 2011  |  MFritch

A portion of the porous concrete sidewalk in front of East Germantown's Waterview Recreation Center was replaced yesterday; the surface of the sidewalk was spalling, or breaking apart....

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Free PARK(ing) at 12th and Arch

Friday, September 16, 2011  |  MFritch

Happy PARK(ing) Day—today, nearly 1,000 metered parking spaces in more than 30 countries are being turned into temporary open public spaces....

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Fishing Fest Postponed

Thursday, September 8, 2011  |  MFritch

This just in—due to inclement weather, the 2011 Philly Fun Fishing Fest scheduled for this Saturday is tentatively postponed until Saturday, September 24....

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Philly's First Porous Street 1, Hurricane Irene 0

Tuesday, September 6, 2011  |  MFritch

We'll have a more detailed post in the coming week concerning the performance of Philadelphia's green stormwater infrastructure during Hurricane Irene, but the preliminary report from Percy Street—the city's first porous street, unveiled in June—indicates a unanimous victory for this green project:...

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