Zora and I were delighted to be joined on our trip to the playground at Starr Garden by Susanna. I think she often wonders where we go when we disappear from the house for hours on our “playground adventures.” And the Starr Garden was a treat. Perhaps the basketball game on the nearby court was a bit spirited a times, but otherwise, our visit was perfect. A family ate a late lunch on the picnic tables. We talked again for the 100th time about how it’s a shame that we still haven’t been to Blackbird Pizzeria, Philly’s highly recommend vegan pizza joint. And we played. There’s two interesting pieces here: first, the fire engine climber. They’re not unique–they have one of these at Malcolm X Playground in West Philly and at Water Tower Rec Center playground in Mt. Airy–but I still love them. Second, they have a complete vertical 180 degree climber. I have never seen one of these before. And, especially for a park this close to South Philly, they sure have a lot of lovely shade trees.
Visited: August 2014