Julian Hamer

Parkside: Philly Pumptrack Changing Philadelphia’s Youth Cycling Culture One Ride At A Time

Parkside: Philly Pumptrack Changing Philadelphia’s Youth Cycling Culture One Ride At A Time

Ahmad Elam was like most other 13-year-old boys in his Parkside neighborhood a few months ago. “When I was at home with my friends and we were bored and didn’t have nothing to do,” said Elam. “So one day, we came here and started riding.” Here is the Philly Pumptrack. A pumptrack is a bike […]

 By Kelsey Kondraski and Shayna Kleinberg

Health Beat: Unique Fitness Studios

Health Beat: Unique Fitness Studios

Trendy fitness classes

As more people partake in different health and fitness trends, it stands as no shock fitness studios in Philadelphia are looking for different ways to spice up a work out. Those who find running on the treadmill a boringly daunting task might be pleasantly surprised to know Philly offers a plethora of unique fitness classes […]

 By Veronica Wisely and Yakira Young

University City: Wellness Center Adds Hands to R&B Festival

University City: Wellness Center Adds Hands to R&B Festival

Massage and music merged on Market Street in West Philadelphia during the R&B Fest on a mid-September Saturday sponsored by the Partnership Community Development Corporation. The R&B Fest street festival was held to raise awareness over a variety of community concerns like better utilization of community resources. The fest, held in the 4000 block of […]