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May 5, 2014

3D Printing Comes to The Navy Yard

This month’s Tenant Spotlight features DVIRC at The Navy Yard, located at Building 100 Innovation Center, 4801 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.  Advanced manufacturers can learn more about Additive Manufacturing (3D printing)! DVIRC, with support from NextFab, will offer technical training classes at DVIRC’s Navy Yard office during May and June.

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Events

April 10, 2014

Cycling Criterium returns to The Navy Yard

Guest post by Tri-State Velo. Tri-State Velo will be hosting its Philadelphia Navy Yard Criterium on Saturday, April 19th, offering a great opportunity for new and experienced cyclists to race in the wonderful city of Philadelphia. The club is very excited to be returning for the 4th consecutive year to the picturesque Navy Yard!

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Events

April 1, 2014

Party on a Ship! food and music festival is coming to The Navy Yard

Update on 4/1/14 at 2:00pm: Happy April Fools’ Day! We are beyond excited to announce “Party on a Ship!” POAS! for short, is the first event of its kind in the nation. POAS! is an all-day food truck festival, followed by an evening concert series with an all-star music lineup. We’re still adding to the

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Events

March 31, 2014

Apply for an EnergyWorks Loan Today!

The EnergyWorks Loan Fund provides low-cost financing to support energy efficiency retrofit projects for businesses and nonprofits in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. PIDC partners with The Reinvestment Fund and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to offer this innovative energy efficiency program.

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Energy

March 26, 2014

Celebrating Earth Day Week at The Navy Yard – April 21-25, 2014

Join The Navy Yard in celebrating Earth Day 2014 with a full week of fun and informative activities focused on sustainability! This year for Earth Day, the Earth Day Network has chosen the global theme of Green Cities. The Earth Day Network says, “With smart investments in sustainable technology, forward-thinking public policy, and an educated

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Events

February 26, 2014

Happy 100th Birthday, Tastykake!

Tasty Baking Company, manufacturer of beloved Philadelphia-made snacks, celebrated its 100th birthday yesterday at its bakery at The Navy Yard. The maker of Krimpets and Kandy Kakes honored the occasion by “Kaking Over” Philadelphia with 100 deliveries of Tastykakes to locations throughout the city to first responders and charities around the city. The City of

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Community

January 29, 2014

The Year in Review: A Look Back at 2013

The year 2013 was a very momentous year for The Navy Yard! We’re taking a look back on some major events and milestones of the year: – The Navy Yard welcomed 22 new companies in 2013, making it the highest single year’s growth since the conversion from a closed naval base to a mixed-use business

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Events

January 12, 2014

It’s RE-New Year Week at Vincera Institute!

It’s RE-New Year Week at Vincera Institute! Kick off the new year by re-energizing during the week of January 13-17. Click through for all details on all the RE-New Year week events!

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Events

October 7, 2013

PHeaSt Returns to The Navy Yard on October 18

Savor the harvest season at the second annual PHeaSt on Friday, October 18 at The Navy Yard! Hosted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), PHeaSt, which runs from 7 pm – 10 pm, will once again bring together the region’s most innovative chefs and urban growers for a truly memorable celebration to benefit the PHS

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Energy

September 18, 2013

Greenbuild is Coming to Philadelphia – Join Us on Tours of The Navy Yard

Join us on the road to Greenbuild! Thousands of building professionals from all over the world come together at Greenbuild, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, for three days of outstanding education sessions, renowned speakers, a vast expo floor, green building tours, special seminars and networking events.

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Community

September 9, 2013

Start Off the Season with the PHS Fall Garden Festival at The Navy Yard

Get the autumn season started on Saturday, September 21 at the PHS Fall Garden Festival on the Marine Parade Grounds at The Navy Yard. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the free festival, which runs from 10 am – 7 pm, will offer great shopping, gardening demonstrations, live entertainment, local food and a beer garden,

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Energy

July 30, 2013

Greenbuild Conference is Coming to Philadelphia (and The Navy Yard!)

USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Philadelphia has been selected as the host city for the 2013 Greenbuild conference, on the 20th anniversary of USGBC. This year, Greenbuild is expected to draw over 30,000 attendees: industry leaders, experts, and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable

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Amenities

July 10, 2013

The Navy Yard Expands its Food Truck Program

Edited on July 22, 2013 to reflect updated schedule. The Navy Yard’s Lunch Truck Lineup (#TNYLTL), a weekly event on the Marine Parade Grounds, has been called a “hot venue” and a “food truck hub” by food critics and bloggers. As of July 1, The Navy Yard has expanded the popular food truck program with

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Community

June 6, 2013

The Sustainability Workshop Year-End Celebration at The Navy Yard

The school year has come to a close at the Sustainability Workshop, a project-based school at The Navy Yard that challenges Philadelphia public school seniors to solve the world’s toughest problems. The organization celebrated the end of the school year on June 4th with a large exhibition event, where its 30 graduating high school students

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Amenities

May 15, 2013

Weekly Lunch Truck Lineup is a Fun Campus Dining Destination

The spring season of The Navy Yard’s Lunch Truck Lineup (#TNYLTL) program kicked off this spring, with food trucks serving everything from burgers to pizza to soul food to tacos every Thursday, 11 AM to 2 PM or until sell out. The lunchtime destination at the Marine Parade Grounds includes an ever-changing rotation of the

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