Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]


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The 2014 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is a rough, but inspiring ride for the riders with one young local race team.

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park

See here a photo slideshow of some of the events leading up to and including the 10lap/120mile race on Sunday when the team of young riders takes on the 17% gradient of the “Manayunk Wall”.

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MLK High senior serves as Philly’s ‘prison commissioner for a day’

MLK High senior serves as Philly’s ‘prison commissioner for a day’

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Tyreek Stotts, an 18-year-old senior at Martin Luther King High School in West Oak Lane, was among an estimated 20 city students who participated in the annual “PAL Day at City Hall” on Friday.     But for Stotts, a Germantown resident, his day was…

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Winter in Philly – Fresh Stock Photos

Children are seen climbing up the snow covered hill at the Thomas Mansion in the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia. License & Download this file License & Download this file


Children are seen climbing up the snow covered hill at the Thomas Mansion in the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia - License & Download this file

Throughout the year the greater Philadelphia region offers a bunch of very photogenic events. Highlighted in this post are  photos of some of those recent events. These images are now included in the growing collection and are now available for licensing exclusively through iStockPhoto.com! The image link will lead directly to the license page.


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Set I: Family fun

Production Date: January 2014
Theme: Winter, Family, Every Day Life
Type: Editorial/Royalty Free

 On a snowy day families are seen sledding down the slopes of the sledding hill at Thomas Mansion in Fairmount Park in the Northwest section of Philadelphia, PA. A January snowstorm dumped a foot of snow in the region, creating ideal sledding conditions.

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