Next steps on Philadelphia’s Delaware River Trail

September 23rd, 2016

The Delaware River City Corporation (DRCC) is one of the leaders in transforming the Tidal Trail in Philadelphia into a world-class urban riverfront. In addition to environmental restoration and public programming along the river in Northeastern Philadelphia, DRCC is building the long section of the Delaware River Trail that will connect Center City to Bucks […]

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Delaware River Trail Extends Farther North!

December 1st, 2015

One day you will be able to paddle down the Delaware to the Frankford Arsenal, take your boat out and bike down to Center City Philadelphia. Sure, it will take a little bit of coordination to get your bike at the landing site, but it will be possible because the Delaware River Trail will follow […]

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A New Site for Passive Recreation

September 30th, 2015

Tomorrow is a big day for the Tidal Water Trail! The ribbon cutting at Pier 68 celebrates the opening of a wonderful new site for passive recreation on the river. Studio Bryan Hanes led the design of Pier 68 with significant input from the local community. The finalized design features the following public amenities: An […]

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Delaware River Pop-up Parks profiled in Keystone Crossroads

August 20th, 2015

It is always exciting to see Tidal Delaware projects highlighted in the media, and being the focus of a story by a news outlet that reports on multitudes of projects across the Commonwealth is particularly exciting. WHYY’s Keystone Crossroads project presented an excellent and in-depth article about DRWC’s Delaware River Pop-up parks and the impact they have […]

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Petty’s Island Update and News

February 9th, 2015

Last Friday, the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust convened the yearly stakeholder meeting to discuss developments in the restoration of Petty’s Island – one of the many islands found in the Tidal Delaware River. Though the island is currently owned by the Citgo company, and easement on the land will pass ownership to the Trust […]

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Winterfest is Coming!

October 30th, 2014

The best Delaware River winter tradition will soon be back! The Blue Cross RiverRink and Waterfront Winterfest will be open from November 28 to March 1. It might be the best thing about winter. In addition to just being a magical place to spend time, the Blue Cross RiverRink turns 20 this year! It remains Philadelphia’s […]

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Another Milestone for the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway

October 16th, 2014

The Delaware River City Corporation hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking in East Torresdale on Tuesday for a new, 1.8-mile section of the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway Trail. The section is called Baxter Trail.  It’s is an important off-road pedestrian and bicycle link between Pennypack Park, Pleasant Hill Park, and other areas, such as along the Delaware River, […]

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New Development on the Delaware

September 12th, 2014

A jewel of the Tidal Delaware is up for redevelopment. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Exelon Generation Co. LLC is going to sell Delaware Station, the former Philadelphia Electric Co. power plant on 16.4 acres next door to Penn Treaty Park on the river. The package, split in two lots, includes almost 6 acres […]

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Last Chance to enjoy relaxing over the Delaware River

August 26th, 2014

It’s been voted one of the best urban beaches in the world by the Huffington Post. It’s been Philadelphia’s go-to summer spot for alfresco imbibing. It’s been the closest you can get to the Delaware without actually getting in a boat (you are literally hanging over it!). And now… it’s almost over! The Spruce Street […]

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Pinto’s Washington Street Pier “Land Buoy” celebrated in the Inquirer

August 19th, 2014

The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a great piece about Jody Pinto’s sculpture honoring immigrants a focal point of new park on Washington Avenue Pier. The park, and the climbable sculpture, offer new way to see and enjoy the tidal Delaware River. Mayor Nutter, who cut the ribbon to open the park, said the Washington Avenue Pier was a […]

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