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Four Reasons to Love FDR Park

The South Philly community makes FDR park a true gem.


Meet the Belmont Plateau Trails Alliance: Park Friends and Nature Champs!

This post is part of Love Your Park @ Home 2020! Learn more about Love Your Park @ Home here, and Nature Day here.   The...


These volunteers are true friends of Philly’s parks

At the 2019 Party for Parks Holiday Party, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation recognized select Friends Groups for their efforts over the past 12 months.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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.