News

  • THANKFUL WEEK: Community

    Today we are especially thankful for our community! With the support of folks in the surrounding neighborhoods and the below groups, our goals of creation, activation and restoration have become a reality! Thank You! Rep. Joe Hohenstein | Councilmember Bobby Henon | Rep. Michael Driscoll | State Senator John Sabatina | Congressman Brendan Boyle | PROPAC Port Richmond On Patrol And Civic | Bridesburg Community Action Alliance | Bridesburg…

  • Thankful Week: Partners

    Today we are especially thankful to all of the partner groups and companies that made our events, programming and volunteer days possible.   Thank you for helping to activate and restore this beautiful riverfront!   United By Blue | Center for Employment Opportunities | Comcast | Make The World Better Foundation, Inc | PowerCorps PHL…

  • Thankful Week: More Tree Please

    More Trees Please!🌳🌳. Today we are especially thankful to all of the people who helped Riverfront North Partnership plant over 600 trees this year! The parks and trails are greener and healthier because of you! To all of the below groups and to the individual volunteers who helped plant these trees, THANK YOU! PECO |…

  • New Funding For Bridesburg Riverfront Park

    Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has just announced a $250,000 grant to the future riverfront park in Bridesburg. With this grant, the total raised towards the $4.7 million Phase 1 construction costs is $3.2 million. This funding from DCNR brings the Bridesburg neighborhood one step closer to the river that they were cut…

  • Funding Secured For Redesign of Tacony Boat Launch

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to announce an upcoming redesign of the Tacony Boat Launch, made possible with support totaling $232,000 from the Pennsylvania Coastal Zone Management and Commonwealth Finance Authority programs. The Tacony Boat Launch (5100 Princeton Ave) is an underutilized riverfront park that will be designed with the community as a trailhead for pedestrians, bicyclists,…

  • 140 New Trees Planted!

    This week, with the help of our partners TD Bank and their #TDTreeDays initiative, as well as Arbor Day Foundation , Riverfront North Partnership was able to plant over 140 trees along the banks of the Delaware River in Pennypack On The Delaware! This hardworking group of over 30 volunteers helped in a massive native forest restoration…

  • Our Newest Sponsor – Mom’s Organic Market

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to announce our newest sponsor: MOM’s Organic Markets! MOM’s is generously gifting $5,000 to support 2020 Riverfront North volunteer initiatives and cleanup events. MOM’s partners with a number of other non-profits in the PA/NJ area and they are committed to reducing their environmental impact. We are grateful for their support…

  • Beyond Borders

    This October, Riverfront North Partnership staff along with members of the Bridesburg Riverfront Park Committee and State Representative Joe Hohenstein, visited two sites in Philadelphia renowned for design and beloved by the community, as part of a learning journey in preparation for the upcoming opening of the Bridesburg Riverfront Park. Both Bartram’s Garden in southwest…

  • Building Spaces from the People Up

    As the new riverfront park in Bridesburg marches closer to fruition, Riverfront North Partnership is ensuring a thoughtful approach to how the park will be activated. Using a community engagement model and launching a learning committee with the goal of creating a strategy that is sensitive to the Bridesburg community while also being welcoming to…

  • October 17th Movie Night Canceled Due To High Winds

    Due to some spooky high winds, the “Goosebumps 2” Movie Night is CANCELED!   If you still want to get in the Halloween spirit, join us on Saturday, October 26th at Pleasant Hill Park at 12pm for our Pumpkins in the park event!