Please join us on December 16th at 6:30 for the final Community Meeting to review the final conceptual master plan for the new riverfront park in Bridesburg! Learn more here.
The second in a series of community meetings for the new park in Bridesburg was a great time! We delved further into the plans brainstormed at the last meeting, and were showed potential mock-ups of plans created by Locus Partners. We also had the pleasure of creating a wall full of our […]
Bridesburg is getting its’ very own Riverfront Park! Philadelphia Parks and Recreation acquired the approximately 10-acre parcel of land, located at the end of Orthodox Street, last July as part of a “land swap” deal with Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, (PIDC). Community engagement plays a crucial role in this project under the leadership of Locus […]
DRCC’s Fifth Annual Spring Fling was a HUGE success! We couldn’t have asked for a better set of circumstances, what with the beautiful weather, the great turnout, the delicious food and the excellent musicians Sad Patrick and Bethlehem. The only thing that could have made it even better would have been a surprise celebrity appearance… […]
Spring Fling 2015 is upon us! Coming up on May 14th, the Fifth Annual Spring Fling, sponsored by Philadelphia Federal Credit Union, will be held at the historic Glen Foerd Mansion on the Delaware. This year, we will be recognizing The Honorable Allyson Schwartz with the Robert A. Borski Lifetime Achievement Award. We will also be […]
Here at the DRCC, we can’t even begin to show how much we appreciate Anderson Construction Company, our Business Privilege Tax Partner! We are currently in the 8th year of our 10 agreement with the City of Philadelphia which allows our partner to donate a portion of their annual tax dollars to our organization in lieu of […]
Last week, Executive Director of DRCC Tom Branigan sat down with Comcast Newsmakers for an interview discussing the mission, progress, and upcoming plans of the organization. Watch our 5 minutes of fame below!
A big thanks to everyone who participated in our first annual 5k Run/ Walk!!! Below are the times of all our runners, and the names of our first place winners in the Male, Female, and Youth categories. We couldn’t have asked for a better first 5k, with over 60 participants ranging from under two to […]
The groundbreaking for the Baxter Trail section of the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway Trail simply could not have gone better! The weather was perfect, and the turnout was excellent. Among the many notable speakers were Mayor Michael Nutter, Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources Michael DiBereadinis, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, and many more. Check out press […]