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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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Tags: parks · philadelphia · wissahickon