Waterfront: Five Outdoor Activities to Experience

Waterfront: Five Outdoor Activities to Experience

When William Penn first laid out his plan for Philadelphia, the famous founder realized the importance of parks to not only flee to in case of emergency, but also to escape from the rigors of city life – even for just an afternoon. Today, the waterfronts along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers boast some of the […]

 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 Alexis Wilkinson

Manayunk: Fitness Center Provides Free Cycling Workouts on Saturday

Manayunk: Fitness Center Provides Free Cycling Workouts on Saturday

The Wall Cycling Studio, located at 100 Levering St., will be holding free classes Saturday to raise money for the Race for Babies of the March of Dimes foundation. All donations given that day will go to the foundation. Seth Hall, the coach of St. Joseph’s University Cycling Team, said the owner of the Wall […]