Love on the Rail Park | Flickr

The Rail Park’s first quarter-mile section, which officially opens on June 14, follows the gentle curve of a former rail spur, rising from Noble Street just east of Broad to the middle of the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. Ultimately, the Rail Park is envisioned as a three-mile linear park that might someday connect 10 neighborhoods, from Poplar to Brewerytown. The first phase has cost about $11 million, and reuse of the rest of the elevated viaduct as a park easily could exceed $50 million.

— Ashley Hahn

LOVE in the Afternoon, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Flickr

LOVE in the Afternoon, Tuesday, September 11, 2012
LOVE in the Afternoon photos taken on, Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Love in the Afternoon, Thursday, March 18, 2013 | Thursday a… | Flickr

Love in the Afternoon, Thursday, March 18, 2013
Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Plaza (aka “Love Park”)

Love in the Afternoon visits the PIFA Street Fair | The Stre… | Flickr

Love in the Afternoon visits the PIFA Street Fair
The Street Fair is the culminating event of the spectacular 31-day Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. — Luminance HDR 2.3.0 tonemapping parameters: Operator: Mantiuk08 Parameters: Luminance Level: Auto Color Saturation: 1 Contrast Enhancement: 1 —— PreGamma: 1

Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade 2014 | Because love is always … | Flickr

Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade 2014
Because love is always beautiful. —— Luminance HDR 2.3.0 tonemapping parameters: Operator: Mantiuk08 Parameters: Luminance Level: Auto Color Saturation: 1 Contrast Enhancement: 1 —— PreGamma: 1

Love in the Afternoon, Thursday, April 9, 2013 | Thursday af… | Flickr

Love in the Afternoon, Thursday, April 9, 2013
Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Plaza (aka “Love Park”) — Luminance HDR 2.3.0 tonemapping parameters: Operator: Durand Parameters: Spatial Kernel Sigma: 2 Range Kernel Sigma: 2 Base Contrast: 5 —— PreGamma: 1

Love in the Afternoon Monday, July 29, 2013 | Flickr

Love in the Afternoon Monday, July 29, 2013
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LOVE in the Afternoon, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Flickr

LOVE in the Afternoon, Tuesday, September 11, 2012
LOVE in the Afternoon photos taken on, Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Philadelphia Photo League visits the Trenton Avenue Arts F… | Flickr

Philadelphia Photo League visits the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival
Best of Love in the Afternoon Free and open to the public, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival celebrates East Kensington’s incredible mix of local artists, musicians and eateries. Organized by the dedicated volunteers of the East Kensington Neighbors Association and featuring over 200 local arts and food vendors, TAAF attracts 10k+ attendees to raise funds for neighborhood projects and revitalization. The festival is held on Trenton Avenue, a wide cobblestone street that has been part of Kensington’s rich creative history for over a hundred years. By hosting the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, EKNA continues that tradition. (via sweet.afternoon-love.com/post/51310858336/philadelphia-ph…) — Luminance HDR 2.3.0 tonemapping parameters: Operator: Reinhard02 Parameters: Key: 0.18 Phi: 1 —— PreGamma: 1

Love in the Afternoon. February 14, 2013 | Valentine’s Day i… | Flickr

Love in the Afternoon. February 14, 2013
Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia’s Love Park