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Niagara Falls – An Alternate View

July 17th, 2013 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

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Tags: architecture · mystery · parks

summer’s last gasp, and an urban swimming hole

September 15th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Somehow it got to be September, and the warm Indian summer is a great time to visit Philadelphia’s own premier swimming hole, Devil’s Pool. (Or as some call it, Devil’s Hole)

While its legality is “questionable,” almost anyone who’s grown up within the city limits has taken a dip in these refreshing waters at least once or twice. My [...]

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Tags: parks · philadelphia · summer · wissahickon


August 1st, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Living in the city has its pluses and minuses. Where do you go when you need to get away from it all, but only have time to escape for an hour or three? If you want to hear birds chirping and the sound of voices and cars all but disappears?
Today, Cities in Pixie Dust takes [...]

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Tags: graffiti · parks · wissahickon

Spring is Messing with Us.

April 7th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Wissahickon Creek trails, 4/5/08

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Parks, real and imagined

April 3rd, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Now that Spring is coming upon us, I’m hoping to take spend a fair amount of time exploring some of the local parks. I grew up right by the Wissahickon Creek/Forbidden Drive area of Philadelphia, and have been wandering that area since I was a small child. Some places don’t really get old. And there [...]

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Tags: parks · philadelphia