Pop's Playground Grand Opening!
New skatepark in Philadelphia on July 25, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.
Author: garry
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Pop’s Playground is located on the corner of E. Huntington Street and Trenton Avenue in the Fishtown / Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Like many old public parks in Philadelphia, Pop’s was your standard run-down, abandoned, forgotten neighborhood park that had been plagued by the things that people do in these types of places. Also like other neighborhoods in Philly, the local residents made a decision to clean up the park and make it a better, safer place. Part of this clean-up was also to give the kids something, and since there hasn’t been a legal skateboard park in Philadelphia, Laura Semmelroth from the New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) got in touch with Steve Miller, who is the owner of Exit Skateshop, to try to get some info on how to make this happen. Read the rest of this story on the best-named web site ever, KillerBrah!