Cool Jobs at the Navy Yard: Whitney Taylor, Quality Assurance

The Navy Yard is filled with thousands of people doing amazing things! We had the opportunity to meet one of those people, working inside the industrial district of the Navy Yard. Meet Whitney Taylor, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Philadelphia Ship Repair. Whitney has been working at Philadelphia Ship Repair for two years where she spends

20+ Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this November!

The days may be getting shorter and the temperature a little colder, but the Navy Yard is jam-packed with opportunities and events to enjoy all year long! This month, don’t miss your chance to Enter the Cocoon, enjoy a free lecture, or recenter yourself in a yoga class! UPCOMING EVENTS Tape Philadelphia: Enter the Cocoon Saturday,

RECAP: 6th Annual Navy Yard 5k

Thank you to our Navy Yard community for another amazing Navy Yard 5k! The 6th year brought together over 800 dedicated runners and walkers on a rainy yet perfect day in Central Green. Whether you ran, walked, volunteered, or cheered your colleagues to victory, we hope you enjoyed the views of the river, and the noontime dash

RECAP: MED WEEK “How To Move The Needle”

PIDC and the Office of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosted the annual joint MED Week event, “How to Move the Needle,” at Penn State at The Navy Yard. The event included an engaging series of expert presentations featuring valuable information, guidance, and advice to minority-owned business enterprises on how to grow their business by minimizing

Cool Jobs at the Navy Yard: Mel Sage, Design Builder

The Navy Yard is bursting with awesome people doing great things. We’re home to over 14,500 employees and over 160 companies. Each person here has a cool job with a unique story! One of those people is Mel Sage, Design Builder at Urban Outfitters. Mel Sage has been working with Urban Outfitters (UO) as a

RECAP: Navy Yard Sustainability Day

Celebrating sustainability at the Navy Yard,  PIDC, Clean Air Council, the US Navy, Johnson Controls (LUX Products Corporation), Penn State at the Navy Yard, Nava Yoga Center at The Navy Yard and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA  joined forces for another successful Sustainability Day. The organizing sponsors were joined by 15+ regional organizations with

25+ Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this October!

October is jam-packed with opportunities to #discovertheyard. Join us on the Marine Parade Grounds for Sustainability Day, sign up for NoontimeU, run a weekend 5k or two, and then round the month out with a spooky cocktail class at Bar Amis! UPCOMING EVENTS 6th annual Navy Yard 5k REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, October 11, 2019 at

RECAP: Bregy Back to School Drive

In support of our adopted Philadelphia school, F. Amadee Bregy School, the Navy Yard held a Back to School Drive throughout the month of September. Bregy is located in the Marconi Plaza neighborhood of South Philadelphia, serving students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Collectively, the businesses of the Navy Yard donated over 1,000 items consisting