For media inquiries, please contact Fairmount Park Conservancy’s communications consultant Sharene Azimi at 646-784-5547 or via email. During business hours you may also call the Conservancy’s office at 215.988.9334.

 


In the News

2018

Mashable

November 30, 2018
Someone made a Gritty out of cheese, and it’s perfect
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DailyDot

December 1, 2018
Welcome ‘Cheese Gritty’ into your life
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PhillyVoice

November 30, 2018
Behold the creation of the first-ever ‘Cheese Gritty’
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CBS Philly

November 30, 2018
Cheese Gritty sculpture on display for Christmas in Fairmount Park
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Fox29

November 30, 2018
“Very Philly Christmas” to take over Fairmount Park
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The Philadelphia Tribune

November 27, 2018
Philly’s present to the City
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Generocity

November 27, 2018
Happy #GivingTuesday! Here are 38 Philly nonprofit campaigns to support today
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 24, 2018
A hidden trolley network in Fairmount Park is set for revival
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Metro Philly

November 21, 2018
Everything you need to know about the new Ice Bar in Philadelphia at Lemon Hill Mansion
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 20, 2018
Giant light-up present to debut at Christmas Village this year
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Philly Voice

November 14, 2018
Historic Houses of Fairmount Park offering holiday tours, new attractions
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KYW News Radio

November 10, 2018
Fall Love Your Park Day sets record for most parks cleaned in one day
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Be Well Philly

November 6, 2018
This Love Your Park Fall Service Day is the perfect excuse to spend Saturday outside
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Philly Voice

October 27, 2018
There’s a citywide park cleanup and tree-planting day on November 10
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The Philadelphia Tribune

October 27, 2018
The power behind Philly’s public spaces? You.
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South Philly Review

October 16, 2018
Philly artist conveys climate change in new work at FDR Park
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Philly Voice

October 15, 2018
Spend Thursday night in Fairmount Park at the annual GLOW in the Park party
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KYW News Radio

October 3, 2018
City welcomes LGBTQ couples to marry, renew vows for National Coming Out Day
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 20, 2018
Your yard, street or park could get free trees thanks to a $1.1 million expansion to Philly program
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PlanPhilly

September 19, 2018
Fairmount Park gave artists the keys to a historic mansion. One year later, they aren’t leaving.
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South Philly Review

September 1, 2018
Fairmount Park Conservancy seeks artists for FDR Park
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PhillyVoice.com

August 14, 2018
Programming and food trucks to return to redesigned LOVE Park
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Philly.com

August 14, 2018
Couples can now get married in front of the LOVE sculpture in LOVE Park
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Philly.com

August 2, 2018
8 hidden gems in Fairmount Park that welcome you to get out and play
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NBC10

July 20, 2018
The Oval’s colorful transformation
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Philadelphia Inquirer

July 19, 2018
What does eviction of Jay-Z’s Made in America mean for the Parkway?
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Philadelphia Inquirer

July 18, 2018
‘The Oval’ for 2018 opens Friday, and one key Parkway road closes
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UWISHUNU

July 10, 2018
The Oval+ is back and bigger than ever, July 20-August 19
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PlanPhilly

July 10, 2018
What if it rained? How a rec center changed one life, and could change more
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South Philly Review

July 9, 2018
FDR Master Plan seeks community input
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NBC10

July 5, 2018
The Oval+ to expand park space into Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Philly Mag

June 29, 2018
Eakins Oval is getting a ‘family friendly’ extension for summer
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Curbed Philly

June 28, 2018
Oval+ returning with plans to expand into Parkway
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PlanPhilly/WHYY

June 27, 2018
In Common: The Oval stretches car-free play onto the Parkway this summer
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PhillyVoice

June 26, 2018
This is when The Oval+ will return to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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PhillyVoice

June 22, 2018
Pew Center hands out nearly $9M in grants to bolster Philly’s cultural scene
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PhillyVoice

June 21, 2018
Check out renderings of the upcoming Fairmount Park project
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Philadelphia Business Journal

June 15, 2018
‘Park within a park’ makes its West Philadelphia debut
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Philadelphia Inquirer

June 14, 2018
$5 million improvement to Fairmount Park could signal revival in Parkside
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CBS Philly

June 13, 2018
Phase 1 of Centennial Commons opens to public
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KYW News Radio

June 13, 2018
Centennial Commons opens on site of nation’s first world fair
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6ABC

June 13, 2018
Fairmount Park’s Centennial Commons has been transformed
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Curbed Philly

June 13, 2018
Centennial Commons opens, phase 2 plans announced
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PlanPhilly

June 13, 2018
In Common: Centennial Commons carves out space for East Parkside neighbors to connect
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6ABC

May 31, 2018
We Walk Philly aims to get Philly fit and active
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PlanPhilly

May 24, 2018
In Common: Finding a new LOVE
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PlanPhilly

May 24, 2018
Philly gains ground in national park ranking
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PlanPhilly

May 17, 2018
3 cool things to do in Philadelphia parks this weekend
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Fox29

May 12, 2018
Volunteers celebrate Philadelphia parks
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Philadelphia Style

May 10, 2018
11th Annual Centennial Celebration
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PATCH Philadelphia

May 9, 2018
Treetop Obstacle, Zip-Line Course Opens May 12 In Fairmount Park
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Philly Mag

May 8, 2018
Beer Gardens in Philadelphia: The 2018 Lineup
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6ABC

April 30, 2018
Fernhill Park in Germantown got some much-needed T.L.C. Monday
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Be Well Philly

April 17, 2018
Over 50 free events are planned for Love Your Park Week
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PhillyVoice

April 12, 2018
Volunteer at your favorite Philly green space during Love Your Park Week in May
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Metro Philly

March 29, 2018
Here’s how to get a free tree in Philly
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TimeOut Philly

March 22, 2018
Here’s the full 2018 Parks on Tap schedule
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PhillyVoice

March 22, 2018
Parks on Tap 2018: Here’s the full schedule for the traveling beer garden
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Philadelphia Inquirer

March 22, 2018
Parks on Tap: Locations, schedule for summer 2018
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PlanPhilly

March 21, 2018
A plan for rebirth in South Philly’s FDR Park
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Philadelphia Business Journal

March 20, 2018
Master plan to be developed to restore South Philadelphia’s FDR Park
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PhillyVoice

March 19, 2018
Major revitalization planned for South Philly’s FDR Park
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Curbed Philly

March 19, 2018
To remake Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park as ‘urban oasis,’ officials seek local input
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BeWellPhilly

March 19, 2018
Here’s where you can still get a Broad Street Run bib–and partake in some fun training runs
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Philadelphia Magazine

March 13, 2018
How to get a free tree for your property in Philly
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Philadelphia Inquirer

March 12, 2018
How to get a free tree for your Philly home
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BeWellPhilly

March 8, 2018
19 Spring and Summer CSA Programs in Philadelphia for Farm-Fresh Produce All Season Long
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PhillyVoice

March 1, 2018
Get a bouquet every week from Carousel House Farm’s new CSA program
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PHL17

February 23, 2018
Why were hundreds of trees cut down in Fairmount Park?
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Reimagining the Civic Commons

February 14, 2018
Best friends of the parks
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Hidden City

February 14, 2018
Replicas of William Rush Originals Return to Fairmount Water Works
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Be Well Philly

December 7, 2017
This Greenhouse Yoga Series Will Make Your Forget It’s Winter
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CBS Philadelphia

November 30, 2017
Historic Homes of Fairmount Park Decorated for the Holidays
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NBC 10

November 30, 2017
‘A Very Philly Christmas’ in Fairmount Park
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CBS Philadelphia

November 28, 2017
Historic Homes in Philadelphia Get Festive Makeover for Holiday Season
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PlanPhilly

November 21, 2017
As city waits on soda tax ruling, private sector pours on support for Rebuild
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Philly Voice

November 17, 2017
Buy a piece of the old LOVE Park
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Next City

November 6, 2017
$3.28 million will help Philly community groups plan for public space makeovers
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CBS Philadelphia

November 4, 2017
Thousands hit parks across Philadelphia for “Love Your Park” Service Day
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Philadelphia Inquirer

November 3, 2017
Knight Foundation to give $3 million to neighborhood groups
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University City Review

October 25, 2017
Fairmount Park Conservancy names Jamie Gauthier as Executive Director
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Generocity

October 10, 2017
Power Moves: Jamie Gauthier and Cynthia Roberts
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Billy Penn

September 7, 2017
Run the Fairmount Park Trail Joe Frazier Made Famous
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PhillyVoice

August 30, 2017
Philly becomes first U.S. city to map urban trails on Google Street View
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Philadelphia Inquirer

July 23, 2017
Parkway’s pop-up Oval+ is cool place to chill
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Curbed Philly

July 20, 2017
Photos: The Oval+ on the Parkway returns for fifth and best year yet
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Philadelphia Inquirer

July 13, 2017
It’s your Parkway, tell us what you want to see there
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Philly Voice

July 13, 2017
The winning Diner en Blanc Philly charity bid will make you cry tears of joy
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PlanPhilly

July 6, 2017
Plus ca change: Once again, the Oval+ temporarily puts the ‘park’ in the Ben Franklin Parkway
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Generocity

June 30, 2017
Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier
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Huffington Post

June 12, 2017
The Oval+ is Philadelphia’s own “Avenue des Champs-Elysees”
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Philadelphia Inquirer

May 25, 2017
7 Ways to Spend Memorial Day Outside
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uwishunu

May 24, 2017
Tonight Picks: Parks on Tap
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Philadelphia Inquirer

May 18, 2017
Parks on Tap comes out smoking for 2017
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Curbed Philly

May 18, 2017
All 20 Parks on Tap locations, mapped
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Fox Philadelphia

May 17, 2017
Parks on Tap at neighborhood parks, May 17-Oct. 1
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CBS Philly

May 17, 2017
Philadelphia kicks off second annual Parks on Tap program
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Newsworks

May 17, 2017
Weekly Entertainment Guide
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uwishunu

May 10, 2017
10+ Ways to Celebrate LOVE Your Park Week
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Billy Penn

May 10, 2017
Parks on Tap 2017: Austin-style Texas barbecue is this year’s menu
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Food & Wine

May 9, 2017
20 Memorial Day Weekend Getaways and Daytrips Across the Country
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Philadelphia Style

May 8, 2017
Parks on Tap returns, just in time for summer
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BeWellPhilly

May 5, 2017
Discover Hidden Gems of Philly Parks with these Guided Hikes
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Hidden City

May 4, 2017
Centennial Commons Puts Community Back into the Park
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PlanPhilly

April 21, 2017
‘Centennial Commons’ partners break ground on new Parkside park project
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Curbed Philly

April 21, 2017
Parkside Neighborhood Edge, 1st phase of Centennial Commons, breaks ground
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Lonely Planet

February 17, 2017
Philadelphia’s traveling beer garden will visit 20 city parks this summer
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PlanPhilly

February 16, 2017
Giving arts a seat at the community development table
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Philadelphia Inquirer

February 10, 2017
People on the Move – Jamie Gauthier and Adela Park
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Philly Voice

February 9, 2017
Parks on Tap will return this summer
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Curbed Philly

February 9, 2017
Parks on Tap returns to Philly parks in May
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Philadelphia Inquirer

February 9, 2017
Parks on Tap, the pop-up beer garden series, returning even bigger in 2017
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Philadelphia Tribune

February 7, 2017
Fairmount Park agency makes two new hires
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Philadelphia Business Journal

January 31, 2017
Women on the move: Jamie Gauthier
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Philadelphia Business Journal

January 31, 2017
Women on the move: Adela Park
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