Navy Yard Blog

Community

June 13, 2024

Get to Know the Ladies Behind Our Urban Homestead-ish Programming

In 2016, Pamia Coleman received a box of seeds from her cousin, who had discovered it outside an abandoned business. Knowing Pamia’s desire to start a garden, her cousin urged her to take the seeds, which Pamia later shared with her friend Latiaynna Tabb. Wasting no time, that summer Pamia and Latiaynna co-founded Black Girls

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Amenities

June 6, 2024

Navy Yard Kicks Off Summer with First Ever Family Fest

Summer officially started with the inaugural Navy Yard Family Fest June 1. Thousands of kids, adults, and kids at heart came to the Navy Yard’s award-winning park – Central Green – for a fun-filled and unforgettable start to summer. Attendees were immersed in magical day of Navy Yard entertainment by sampling delicious food from the

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Community

June 5, 2024

Local Students Celebrate End of School Year at The Navy Yard

Students from F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School (Bregy Elementary) and D. Newlin Fell School (Fell Elementary) celebrated the end of the school year with a fun day of activities at The Navy Yard May 31. Students from both schools brought their school spirit out for friendly competition in several different events including tug-o-war, water carry,

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Community

June 5, 2024

Sub & Surface Toastmasters Reaches 65 Years of Shaping Lives

A celebratory meeting will be held to mark the club’s anniversary on June 12 Sub & Surface Toastmasters will mark its 65th anniversary on June 12, announced the club’s President, Grisel Velazquez. In honor of the occasion, a celebratory meeting will be held that day at the Chapel of Four Chaplains (1201 Constitution Ave). Members

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Community

May 29, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – June 2024

June is the perfect time to #discovertheyard. There is so much going on like our first-ever #NavyYardFamilyFest, free fitness classes, hive tours, learn how to make your own tea, classic theater showings, charity 5Ks, and MORE! Read our blog at for more information or visit navyyard.org/events to learn how you can participate.

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Community

May 28, 2024

Celebrate Indonesian Art & Culture at the World Premiere of Ramayana June 12-16

More than 28 years in the making, EgoPo presents the world-premiere re-telling of the ancient Hindu epic in collaboration with two of Indonesia’s vanguards in the performing arts. This performance will take place in The Navy Yard, under a giant open-air tent June 12-16. The staging integrates the puppetry, dance, theater, and music expertise of the

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Amenities

May 28, 2024

Newsletter Archive

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Awards

May 24, 2024

Navy Yard Employee Honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

The Philadelphia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Navy Yard employee Monica Trudeau for her contributions to the civil engineering profession in the Philadelphia area. During an awards ceremony held May 16, Trudeau was the recipient of its Civil Engineering Manager of the Year Award for 2024. Trudeau is PIDC’s Vice

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Cool Jobs

May 22, 2024

Award-Winning Biotech Program Begins Another Recruitment

Award-Winning Biotech Program Begins Another Recruitment to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Science Sector: The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, The Wistar Institute, PIDC, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Iovance Biotherapeutics, and Integral Molecular Began Joint Recruitment May 21

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Energy

May 14, 2024

Navy Yard Hosts 2nd Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase

The event featured Québec and City of Philadelphia’s Advanced Green Technologies and Job-Creating Solutions For the second year in a row the Québec government office in New York, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and the City of Philadelphia, partnered on the second Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase on May 13. This year, the event was

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AV Shuttle

May 7, 2024

Feedback Requested: Take the AV Shuttle Survey

In February, we launched the region’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle at the Navy Yard. The arrival of the electric, zero-emissions shuttle comes after much planning, testing, and coordination between public and private organizations. The AV shuttle is another example of the Navy Yard’s commitment to long-term sustainability and resiliency by helping reduce the use

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Community

April 26, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – May 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. May 2024 Schedule (See the Monthly Events Email) Save the Date! – Family Fest June 1: Join us for an unforgettable start to summer! Immerse yourself in the rhythm of live music, tantalize your tastebuds with delicious offerings from pay-as-you-go food trucks, and

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Community

April 25, 2024

Navy Yard Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainability Symposium

April is Earth Month, a time to celebrate our planet and take action to protect it. To raise environmental awareness and highlight how the Navy Yard has become Philadelphia’s most sustainable neighborhood, PIDC and our development partners Ensemble/Mosaic hosted a Sustainability Symposium April 24 at Ensemble/Mosaic’s marketing center. The event featured an engaging presentation and panel

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Amenities

April 23, 2024

WAKE UP WEDNESDAYS

Wake Up Wednesdays: Bringing the café (and the coffee) to you! We are thrilled to announce an exciting addition to our mobile vending program: WAKE UP WEDNESDAYS! Every Wednesday from 7-10 a.m. until October, you can find Many Hands Coffee Company stationed on the Marine Parade Grounds to get you ready for your day. Any

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Community

April 17, 2024

Kick Off Summer at the Navy Yard Family Fest – June 1

The Navy Yard is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Family Fest on June 1 from 12-6p.m. at Central Green. This exciting event promises to be an unforgettable start to summer, offering a wide array of activities and entertainment for all ages. The Navy Yard Family Fest is set to immerse attendees in the

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