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What happens to all of those leaves raked during Love Your Park?

October 28th, 2019

Fallen leaves can act as natural mulch for your trees and provide habitat for certain critters during the winter, collecting leaves from Philly’s parks has its benefits, too.


10th Annual Love Your Park Week kicks off at Marconi Plaza and parks across Philly

September 12th, 2019

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In Roxborough-Manayunk, parks band together to keep the neighborhood vibrant and green

August 8th, 2019

Get to know the traveling volunteer group that cleans up a different park in Roxborough-Manayunk every Tuesday.


How Ned Wolf Park went from gas station to garden in Mt. Airy

May 7th, 2019

As part of our ongoing park profile series, we’re highlighting a couple of Philly parks and their Park Friends Groups leading up to Love Your Park Week (May 11-19th!) This week, get to know Ned Wolf Park in Mt. Airy.


Bringing neighbors together in Bardascino Park

April 22nd, 2019

As part of our ongoing park profile series, we’re highlighting a couple of Philly parks and their Park Friends Groups leading up to Love Your Park Week (May 11-19th!) This week, get to know Bardascino Park in the Italian Market neighborhood in South Philly.


Matthias Baldwin Park: A green oasis in a fast-growing neighborhood

April 4th, 2019

Every month learn about a neighborhood park in Philadelphia and its Park Friends Group as part of a new park profile series on the My Philly Park blog. This month: Matthias Baldwin Park in Logan Square.


How Lanier Playground is bringing the community together again

February 21st, 2019

Every month learn about a neighborhood park in Philadelphia and its Park Friends Group as part of a new park profile series on the My Philly Park blog. This month: Lanier Playground in Grays Ferry.


Cianfrani Park: 50 years of transformation in Bella Vista

January 25th, 2019

Every month learn about a neighborhood park in Philadelphia as part of a new park profile series on the My Philly Park blog. First up: Cianfrani Park in Bella Vista.


Carroll Park residents want to put the ‘neighbor’ back in the ‘neighborhood’

October 22nd, 2018

Cheri Harrison has lived down the street from Carroll Park in West Philadelphia for 14 years. Now, she’s on a mission to make the five-acre park the hub of the neighborhood.


Why we love Olney’s Fisher Park, this year’s Love Your Park Week signature site

May 14th, 2018

In honor of Love Your Park Week (May 12-20, 2018), we’re highlighting some of Philly’s amazing parks and Park Friends Groups who work hard to keep their neighborhood’s public spaces clean, green, and beautiful. This week, get to know Fisher Park Community Alliance and Fisher Park, this year’s signature site!