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Summer 2016 in a Nutshell!

With summer drawing to a close, we have a minute to catch our breaths here in the DRCC office, and to take stock of what a truly tremendous past few months we’ve had!   On June 9, the K&T Trail Phase 1 broke ground at Lardner’s Point Park. This extension will be the newest addition […]

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Interview with Tom Branigan, Executive Director of DRCC

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!  

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Groundbreaking Success!

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 […]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony, Baxter Trail!

Come to our Groundbreaking Ceremony next Tuesday! Details in the flyer below… hope to see you there!

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Movie Night: Despicable Me 2

We are thrilled to report that our first ever Movie Night hosted at Pennypack Park was a huge hit! Families from the neighboorhood (60 people!) came out to watch Despicable Me 2 on the banks of the Delaware.   Stay tuned for upcoming events, next of which is our 5k run. Learn more about it […]

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Lardner’s Point Opening

Lardner’s Point Park- the newest segment of the East Coast Greenway- opened May 14, 2012 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by many organizations, local residents,  Mayor Michael Nutter, and the press. The DRCC managed the transformation of Lardner’s Point from a forgotten parcel covered with invasive plants into a publicly accessible stretch of restored shoreline. The […]

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Lardner’s Point Park Groundbreaking

The Delaware River City Corporation is announcing the creation of a riverfront park on 4.5 acres of land immediately south of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge and in front of the City of Philadelphia Water Department’s Lardner’s Point Pump Station, Construction will begin in November of 2011 with park completion anticipated in May 2012. The Lardner’s […]

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Northeast as a template: South American reps look to Pennypack on the Delaware

BY John Loftus; Assistant Editor NewsGleaner Publications Argentine public officials and investors who want to develop land around the Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires for recreation and other uses came to Northeast Philadelphia last week to look over the Pennypack on the Delaware Park. Their stop in the Northeast was one of several […]

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Nutter tours hidden side of N.E.

Philadelphia Inquirer By Larry Eichel Inquirer Senior Writer MICHAEL BRYANT / Inquirer Staff Photographer On a clear day, Michael Nutter can see New Jersey. The Democratic mayoral candidate joined Bob Borski of the Delaware River City Corp. near the Frankford Arsenal boat launch in Tacony. Nutter toured the largely underused Northeast Philadelphia riverfront, which the […]

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Pennypack Park walk shows potential

PlanPhilly By Kellie Patrick The small ripples on the water’s surface sparkled in the springtime sunlight like the facets of a diamond. An air force of swallows darted over the coastline surface, their acrobatics yielding a lunch of insects for the arrow-shaped birds. The about 40 people who came to Pennypack Park to walk a […]

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