2,400 Urban Students to Get Unique Water Education Experience

Officials Gather in Camden to Celebrate First Area Stop for ‘Canoemobile’ As many as 2,400 urban students will paddle the Delaware River and other area waterways, test the quality of the waters and learn about key water issues over the next
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Nutter To Accompany Biden On Tour Of Panama Canal Expansion

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that he will join a 2-day tour of the Panama Canal expansion project with Vice President Joe Biden and other government officials. The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the canal and allow significantly larger ships to call (more...)

New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia

December 31, 2012 – January 1, 2013 First show: 6 p.m. Second show: Midnight Ring in 2013 twice during SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. With fireworks shows along the Delaware River you’ll have plenty of time to find perfect spot to watch the spectacular displays. Philadelphia’s (more...)

Seaport Parade of Lights

Independence Seaport Museum is hosting the 3rd annual Seaport Parade of Lights, a lighted boat parade on the Delaware River, on Saturday, December 15, 2012. The parade will feature both working vessels along with pleasure boats, all decorated with festive holiday lights and decorations. The festivities begin at 3:00 (more...)

Pirates Land at Fort Mifflin!

Pirates land at Fort Mifflin on the Delaware on Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10 AM till 4 PM.  Fort Mifflin’s annual Pirate Day invites you to explore piracy on the Delaware River at the only fort in Philadelphia.  Revelry and mischief abound for pirates of (more...)

Lardner’s Point Park: A New Beginning In Northeast

Local redevelopment – from Main Street improvements, to rebuilding commercial corridors, to creating recreational open space—is among the strongest economic forces in our country. Our long-term recovery is dependent on stimulating local economic growth, and that is why I have made improving the neighborhoods of Southeastern Pennsylvania one of my top (more...)

New Year’s Eve Party on Ice

Strap on your skates and hit the ice to celebrate the New Year! The Blue Cross Riverrink is hosting two parties to celebrate as SugarHouse Casino presents Twice the Fireworks! Twice the Fun! at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, December 31. Enjoy a rejuvenating outdoor adventure at  Olympic-sized ice rink at Penn’s (more...)

Groundbreaking Of Lardner’s Point Park In NE

On Monday, November 21st, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz will kick off the groundbreaking ceremony of a $1.5 million project to create a riverfront park on the Delaware River in Northeast Philadelphia. Schwartz will be joined by former Congressman and Chairman of the Delaware River City Corporation (more...)

Philadelphia Cup Regatta

After a 16 year hiatus the Philadelphia Cup Regatta s being brought to the Independence Seaport Museum of Philadelphia and will be on permanent display to highlight the great sailing opportunities on the Delaware River. About 80 sailboats from three local clubs will be competing in the Philadelphia Cup (more...)

Irene Is Gone But Not Forgotten

Tropical Storm Irene passed over the east coast at the weekend and has killed 38 people, media reports. There have been three confirmed deaths in the days since Hurricane Irene struck the Philadelphia area. And on Monday morning  the body of  a 39-year-old black male man was found floating in the (more...)

Light on the River

“Light on the River”

Summer 2011 "Light on the River"  Fireworks season started in New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ. Two communities bring the second 15-week event to the river towns. The show, coordinated by Garden State Fireworks , is a dazzling display of lights over the Delaware River. And it takes place every Friday (more...)

Duck Tours Were Back On The Streets of Philly

Duck Tours Were Back On The Streets of Philly

For the first time since a deadly accident last summer killed two tourists and injured 10 Duck Boat land and water tours were back on the streets of Philly and in the river. It had suspended its operations locally last July, when a 33-foot (10-meter) tour boat of mostly Hungarian tourists (more...)

Philly — ‘Sandwich City’

"Saveur", the national gourmet magazine, named Philadelphia "Sandwich City": "There's no better place for lunch on a roll than Philly." The author mentioned the places where could get a good local sandwich sites, like a deli J&G Lunchmeat Villa, in Ardmore There are – "Chickie's, in South Philly, tops its fried tomato (more...)


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