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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Philadelphia’s Ellis Island on the Delaware is open again for the City to enjoy

August 15th, 2014

Today marked the official naming and ribbon cutting of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s new park on Pier 53. Named the Washington Avenue Pier, the beautiful public space follows the precedent of the Race Street Pier and the Spruce Street Harbor Park: parks named after the streets they flow from to reinforce the connection between the […]

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The Crowd Goes Wild for Philly Native at Bassmaster on the Delaware

August 11th, 2014

“I won today, but not for me. I won for you guys,” said Mike Iaconelli, Philly-born champion of last weekend’s Bassmaster Elite competition. According to Bassmaster: “Sunday, Ike nailed what few anglers have been able to: win a Bassmaster Elite Series event on home water. He topped that by whipping the field by no less than […]

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Bassmaster Elite to take on the Delaware

August 4th, 2014

There are 33 million anglers in the United States, more than golf and tennis players combined. 4.3 million licensed anglers are within a 4 hour driving radius of Philadelphia. That’s why the Bassmaster Elite tournament is coming to the Tidal Delaware River next week! It’s an honor to host some of the most talented anglers […]

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Spruce Street Harbor Park: Believe the Hype.

July 2nd, 2014

By Lauren Deutsch On Friday June 27th the Spruce Street Harbor Park, a new, highly anticipated, pop-up green space on the Tidal Delaware River officially opened to the public. The much-hyped project has captivated Philadelphia’s attention and offers an example as to what future waterfront development could look like for the city. The Delaware River […]

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Both Sides Now

May 27th, 2014

Did you know that you can access the Tidal Delaware from boat launches in Pennsylvania and New Jersey? It’s true! And the river is equally beautiful from both sides of the river. Are you looking for a way to see the view over the Delaware looking both east and west? Great news! The Pennsylvania Environmental […]

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Two Water Trails Diverged

May 20th, 2014

And happy you can certainly travel both. The Independence Seaport Museum is hosting the Walnut2Walnut Regatta on May 31st. You have the opportunity to paddle from Walnut Street on the Schuylkill to Walnut Street on the Delaware! The Seaport Museum says this about their event: Walnut2Walnut is an ambitious combination of three fun events:  1) […]

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Summer is coming.

May 5th, 2014

It’s been a long, cold winter. Here at Tidal Trail, we think the harsh weather we made it through makes the coming of summer even sweeter. Get ready for the transformation of the Tidal Delaware River Trail into a summertime paradise complete with paddling opportunities, free picnics, and an urban beach. Paddle Penn’s Landing is […]

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