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Tweets from TEDxPhilly

Thursday, November 10, 2011  |  MFritch

PWD's Glen Abrams spoke at the TEDxPhilly conference on Tuesday, highlighting the benefits of green infrastructure and the Green City, Clean Waters plan....

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TEDxPhilly: The City

Monday, November 7, 2011  |  Brian.R

TEDxPhilly is a local, one-day extension of the annual TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference, taking place on Tuesday, November 8 at the Temple Performing Arts Center....

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WHYY: History Explains East Germantown Flood

Thursday, October 27, 2011  |  MFritch

An article earlier this month by NewsWorks' Nicole Juday examines the historical reasons for the flash flooding responsible for the drowning death of a young woman in East Germantown on September 8....

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Venice Island Update

Tuesday, October 25, 2011  |  MFritch

The construction of an underground storage basin at Venice Island is underway, and demolition of the existing recreation facilities is complete....

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Scenes from the Fishing Fest!

Thursday, October 13, 2011  |  MFritch

As they say, good things come to those who wade! After two rain checks, the Philly Fun Fishing Fest turned out to be the perfect day to enjoy the Schuylkill Banks....

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From The Archives: Seals at the Fairmount Aquarium, 1924

Wednesday, September 28, 2011  |  MFritch

In case you missed last week's presentation at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center (From Turbines To Tanks, a history of the Fairmount Aquarium by guest speaker Samantha Muka), here's hard evidence that seals were once among the residents of the Water Works....

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