Beat the Monday Blues: Celebrate the opening of Grays Ferry Crescent riverfront park

The new Grays Ferry Crescent section of the Schuylkill Banks| Image via schuylkillbanks.org Don't let Monday get you down! Start next week off with an outdoor celebration of the latest park to join the Schuylkill River Waterfront. Next Monday, June 11, the Schuylkill River Development Corporation will be celebrating the grand opening of the Grays Ferry Crescent, a new park along the river at Schuylkill Avenue and Wharton Street. This new greenway has 3,700 feet of bicycle trails and 1,600 feet of walking trails, along with several lawn areas and fishing sites. Mayor Michael Nutter will be there for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m., and the fun will continue until 2 p.m with park activities and a free picnic. For more information, visit the Schuylkill Banks website.