Hiking, Beer Drinking Good for You and Philly Take a hike. It’s good for you. More evidence this week was released proving the healthful benefits of getting back...
Pedestrian Enhancements become Permanent Fixtures The weather outside has been frightful since the ubiquitous carol got air time back in November, but a piece of...
PHS brings ARTiculture to Philly The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s 2014 Philadelphia Flower won’t transport guests to another destination. Instead, this year’s theme, ARTiculture, will take...
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Posted on January 13, 2014 | No CommentsSometimes you work hard, other times you hardly work. On this Monday, some reading for the latter. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and Philadelphia’s Offices of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy have chosen—from a field of 150—several artist-designed bike racks that will find […]
Posted on December 31, 2013 | 1 CommentTreecycling, the act of mulching live trees and holiday greens for reuse, returns this weekend. Across the country people are embracing the movement by returning their once living trees back to nature in ingenious ways. Let’s take a little trip into the world of Treecycling. […]
Posted on December 24, 2013 | No CommentsTis the season for being green! The hap, happiest season of all may not be so for shelter animals. Here’s how a lack of planning on the part of humans is resulting in inundated shelters nationwide. Looks like we need a few more “light bulb […]
Posted on December 17, 2013 | No CommentsFor many of us it’s been an icy, snowy, sleeting mess of a few weeks. Think warm, green thoughts and get in the know. Philadelphia city officials are weighing switching the city’s fleet of gasoline-powered vehicles to those that operate on compressed natural gas. Naturally, […]
Posted on December 9, 2013 | No CommentsHere’s what’s happening in our snow-covered city of Philadelphia and beyond on the second week of December 2013. Shake Shack has become the city of Philadelphia’s first company to pay for a public bike corral. Elsewhere in the city corrals are paid for through public-private […]