Monthly Archives: April 2009

“Conservation is Everybody’s Business”

  On April 4, 2009, Mayor Michael Nutter hosted the 2nd Annual Philly Spring Cleanup. Around 10,000 volunteers worked together to collect 692,560 pounds of trash, complete projects at 12 recreation centers and 24 Fairmount Park sites, and plant 152 native trees and shrubs. The Philly Spring Cleanup continues a tradition of local residents becoming […]
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Statues around Philadelphia, Part Three

  Several statues in Philadelphia honor local residents who have contributed to the development of the city. While these individuals may be associated with a particular neighborhood or community, their statues did not always remain in that location over the course of several decades. One such statue is that of Connie Mack, a professional baseball […]
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