Feel Good Fridays
FDR Park is getting a new pop-up play space designed by kids
FDR Park in South Philly is getting a new pop-up playground that was designed by young people and is being built by volunteers. It opens up for play on July 23.
11 months agoListen 1:50
Find serenity and get sweaty at Philly’s free outdoor yoga classes this summer
From Wellness on the Waterfront to Summer Yoga Flow, Philly’s Race Street and Cherry Street Piers are full of fun, free outdoor workout classes this summer.
11 months agoListen 1:53
Meet the Old City saxophonist bringing music and ‘good vibrations’ to Market Street
David Puryear is the iconic saxophonist who plays on the corner of 4th and Market in Old City, Philadelphia. He brings music and joy to the community.
11 months agoListen 1:52
‘Phenomenal and elegant’ Philly walking group motivated by self-care, community
We Walk PHL is getting Philadelphians moving in parks across the city. Residents are getting healthy and making connections through the power of walking.
12 months agoListen 1:43
‘Youthphoria’ project celebrates trans and nonbinary joy in Philadelphia
Philadelphia-based photographer Shannon Collins aims to affirm and capture trans and nonbinary joy through Youthphoria photo project.
12 months agoListen 1:42
‘The time is now’: Philly animal shelters seek volunteers and ‘forever homes’
From volunteering to adopting, there are multiple ways to support animal rescue shelters. Summer is the perfect season to help dogs and cats in need.
12 months agoListen 1:49
Mount Airy’s newest shop teaches beginners to sew and quilt on a budget
Whether you’re experienced, or want to learn how to sew and quilt, the owner’s passion for fabric has her planning opportunities for adults and children.
1 year agoListen 1:51
A Bala Cynwyd fourth-grader hatches crafty plan to help Ukraine
Mia Ellen Ruggieri of Bala Cynwyd made 100 earrings to help raise money for people in Ukraine. She’s only 9 years old.
1 year agoListen 2:09
‘Forget YouTube,’ this Philly shop teaches cyclists how to repair their own bikes
West Philly’s Neighborhood Bike Works teaches cyclists how to fix up their own bike through a DIY repair program called Bike Church.
1 year agoListen 2:02
A new Philly podcast offers ‘real talk’ about love and relationships
Conscious Connections brings local couples together to talk about their love, communication, and much more. The show is hosted by Nicole Blackson.
1 year agoListen 1:57
‘Everyone and everything has a second chance’ at this Philly thrift store
The Wardrobe is a Philly thrift store that provides communities in need with free clothing. They work with returning citizens, immigrants, and more.
1 year agoListen 2:11
‘Magical things’ can happen through fiber arts at Fishtown’s newest shop
Modest Transitions is a place for sustainable creativity, community, and meditative making. The shop is a textile and fiber arts destination.
1 year agoListen 1:32
Self-portraits over selfies: This North Philly photo program empowers students to tell their own stories
North Philly teens offer snapshots of life and art through the Shutterbugs photography program. Now, their photos are published in Motivos Magazine.
1 year agoListen 1:58
A West Philly couple wrote a children’s book to help parents have ‘The Climate Talk’
Lena Champlin, Jeremy Wortzel, and the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry wrote a children’s book about climate change and anxiety.
1 year agoListen 2:02
Made by North Philly residents, monuments to local heroes put Black history on display
“Bad” Bennie Briscoe, a sanitation worker turned champion boxer, is one of the North Philly icons memorialized through the interactive installations.
1 year agoListen 1:59