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June 22, 2023

Business Seminar Focused to Help Disadvantaged Businesses Held at Navy Yard

Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and his staff hosted a workshop titled “Doing Business with the City” June 21 at The Navy Yard with city-affiliated organizations. The free and open-to-the-public event focused on engaging with minority- and women-owned business enterprises and provide them with resources to better prepare them when it comes to available opportunities

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June 5, 2023

Elementary School Students Celebrate End of School Year at The Navy Yard

Students from F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School (Bregy Elementary) celebrated the end of the school year with a fun day of activities at The Navy Yard last week. The students participated in a field day with  activities such as tug-o-war, 3-legged race, potato sack race, obstacle course, egg relay race, water carry race, kite flying,

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Community

June 5, 2023

Long-time Navy Yard Security Officer Gets Promoted

Brandon Capone has seen a lot in his nearly nine years of working as a security officer at the Navy Yard. Most recently, he saw his role and responsibilities with Allied Universal Security Services (Allied) increase. (Allied is the contracted security company at the Navy Yard for PIDC.) Capone, who lives in South Philadelphia with

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Community

May 19, 2023

Phillies Honor Local Veteran with Ceremony at the Navy Yard

The Philadelphia Phillies honored a local veteran’s service during a ceremony May 18 on the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard. Anita Garner, a Navy veteran, arrived to a crowd of wave-flagging supporters completely surprised by the event – she thought she was arriving to go to a meeting. Garner served during Desert Shield/Desert Storm as

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Amenities

May 5, 2023

Navy Yard Unveils Newest Public Art Project

ARTIST CREATES “GREETINGS FROM THE MIRAGE”, A FLAMBOYANT DESERT LANDSCAPE VISITORS CAN WALK THROUGH AT THE NAVY YARD #NavyYardMirage www.navyyard.org/mirage  Group X and PIDC announced its latest public art installation at the Navy Yard, Greetings From The Mirage (#NavyYardMirage), a domed sculptural art installation that will transport you to a surrealist soft desert created by sculpture

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April 25, 2023

Free Health & Wellness Programming at the Navy Yard in 2023

Free and open-to-the-public fitness classes are coming back to the Navy Yard in 2023! At the Navy Yard, we strive to promote physical and spiritual wellbeing to employees of the Navy Yard and the surrounding communities. This year we will be expanding our health and wellness programming by partnering with Alchemy X to bring a variety of

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Community

April 21, 2023

The Navy Yard – Building through Sustainability & Resiliency

What has made the Navy Yard the coolest and most successful commercial redevelopments of an old military instillation are the continued commitments to sustainability & resiliency. This has been the mission since PIDC began redevelopment nearly 20 years ago and will remain true through future redevelopment plans. The Navy Yard is dedicated to providing a

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Community

April 5, 2023

Navy Yard Showcased during Planning Conference in Philadelphia

The Navy Yard was a must-see stop as planners from around the country gathered in Philadelphia for the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference 2023 (NPC23) March 31-April 4 – with a focus on how the planning community can lead the way to develop solutions to today’s most pressing problems. They Navy Yard hosted several

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January 4, 2023

Navy Yard NEWS – Winter 2023

Click to read the Fall 2022 issue of Navy Yard NEWS.

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December 20, 2022

Navy Yard Collects Hundreds of Winter Clothing Items for Local School Children

Members of the Navy Yard campus and the local community came together for the inaugural Navy Yard Winter Wonderland and Winter Clothing Drive December 17. The event included winter-themed crafts, games, performances by Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, and local food trucks. The event was free to attend, but attendees were encouraged to bring a

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November 7, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Labcorp

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Labcorp to the Navy Yard Community. Located at 1 Crescent Drive, Suite 102, Labcorp is convenient and accessible to individuals who work or live within close proximity to the Navy Yard. Services and Support Offered Appointment scheduling Courier service Variety of test order and result delivery solutions Labcorp

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October 20, 2022

Navy Yard Debuts Alpha Sacred Being Documentary at Navy Yard Fall Festival

The Navy Yard kicked fall off with a celebration and a documentary screening on October 19. More than 100 people came out on the first cold day of the season for an evening filled with food trucks, live music, games, and pumpkin painting. But the main attraction was the world premiere of Group X’s very

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Community

October 11, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from India Focusing on Biomedical Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation

A delegation of biomedical leaders from India visited the Navy Yard on October 7 as part of a larger visit to understand biomedical entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation in the Philadelphia region. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the growing life sciences ecosystem, sustainability efforts, and future development plans at the Navy

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October 7, 2022

Navy Yard Supports Diversity in Business Development through MED Week Workshop

The Navy Yard hosted to members of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) community for a Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week workshop on October 7. The workshop at the Navy Yard was part of more than 40 other events in the region during the 38th annual Philadelphia MED Week, which was organized by the City’s Department

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October 4, 2022

Navy Yard NEWS – Fall 2022

Click to read the Fall 2022 issue of Navy Yard NEWS. 

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