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East Kensington: Green Spaces Foster Sense Of Community

East Kensington: Green Spaces Foster Sense Of Community

Even in the increasingly solitary digital age, people still often feel the need for community in their lives. In Philadelphia and cities across the country, green spaces of all shapes and sizes can fulfill that need. “People like a place to congregate,” said City Councilman Mark Squilla, whose District 1 encompasses East Kensington. “If you […]

 

Kensington: Friends of Hagert Street Playground Make a Difference

Kensington: Friends of Hagert Street Playground Make a Difference

Julius Rivera, one of the leaders of the Friends of Hagert Street Playground, has been passionate about cleaning up the park and making it a safe and enjoyable space for children to play since he moved to Kensington. When Rivera moved to Kensington about 12 years ago, he noticed the park was a spot for people to […]