Ryan Briggs Ryan Briggs is a staff writer and connoisseur of City Hall intrigue, business dealings, neighborhood gossip and local lore. Ryan has studied, worked and resided in Philadelphia since 2004, covering politics and development issues for Hidden City, Next City and Metropolis, amongst other fine publications.
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RAVE REVIEW: Vanessa Maria attends a late-night DJ session by the Schuykill River. The Parks and Recreation Department’s informal policy on such unsanctioned events has been to let them go on unchecked.
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WHEEL LIFE: Late on a Friday night, BMX riders turn the Art Museum steps into an exhibition space for their tricks.
WICKET FUN: Prabhu Raju Krishnaswamy of the Titans Cricket Club, part of the Greater Philadelphia Cricket League, practices in Fairmount Park just off of Parkside Avenue. Local clubs, founded by British expats and Anglophiles, have been infused with fresh
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