Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

A 27-foot-tall Christmas present sits in the middle of the Christmas Village in LOVE Park.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
Justin Udo
December 02, 2019 - 4:30 am
In the heart of LOVE Park, there's a 27-foot-tall Christmas present that's encouraging people to swipe their debit card and give a few dollars to some local organizations. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 21, 2019 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia City Council surprised a Parks & Recreation employee last week with a special citation for her actions in July, when seven people were injured in a shoot-out at the playground where she works.
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Summer swimming.
Holli Stephens/ KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When you step outside, the bitter cold weather is waiting to greet you and remind you that it's winter. But one Philadelphia agency wants you to think about warmer days ahead as they get to work on a massive recruiting project. It may be the middle of winter, but...
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Frankford Creek Greenway
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's trails are growing like weeds. The latest is the first phase of the Frankford Creek Greenway, just south of the Betsy Ross Bridge, and under I-95. The 1.2-mile segment of Frankford Creek Greenway connects Aramingo Avenue and Wheatsheaf Lane to Delaware...
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