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Atlantic City Rolls A Bus Through Philadelphia To Promote Shore Town

“It’s kind of a mobile billboard as well as a nightclub on wheels, but it’s also a social media generator,” says Jeff Guaracino of the Atlantic City Alliance.

07/05/2014

Ainye Clarke and Kevin Abbott -- two members of the Philadelphia youth poetry team -- will compete on stage later this month during The Brave New Voices festival. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Team Has Eye On The Prize In Poetry Competition

A team of six Philadelphia youths is working hard to prepare for the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival later this month.

07/05/2014

July 4th Fireworks at Longwood Gardens in Chester County. (Credit: CBS3)

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Throughout Suburbs

Many fireworks shows in the Pennsylvania suburbs launched on Independence Day without a hitch.

07/04/2014

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Food, Fun, Family And Famous Faces Take Over The Parkway

Thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway Friday for 4th of July celebrations.

07/04/2014

(A fife and drum corps marches in the Independence Day parade.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Independence Day Parade Winds Through Old City Philadelphia

There was an abundance of music, costumes, and American flags, a celebration of the many cultures that make up this city.

07/04/2014

(Vice president Joseph Biden, alongside a large-screen projection of himself, speaks during July 4th ceremonies outside Independence Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act Anniversary

Vice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace.

07/04/2014

(Thomas Jefferson reënactor Steve Edenbo chats with visitors at the National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Controversy Erupts Over Punctuation in Declaration of Independence

In the midst of celebrations in Philadelphia, we caught up with “Thomas Jefferson” (Steve Edenbo, in full character) at the National Constitution Center.

07/04/2014

(WISTFUL -- A few hopeful beachgoers find shelter under a gazebo in Sea Isle City, NJ as Hurricane Arthur brushes the coast.  Photo by Brad Segall)

With Hurricane Arthur Nudging NJ Coast, July 4th Is No Beach Day

Hopeful beachgoers were feeling the effects of the storm, with both rain and winds increasing in intensity as the storm passed well off shore.

07/04/2014

(conductor Larry Blank leads the Philly Pops in its traditional Independence Day concert, relocated indoors this year due to weather.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Spirits Are Sunny Even As Iffy Weather Forces Philly Pops Holiday Concert Indoors

Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.

07/04/2014

BeachGlow organizer Dane Kunkel and parents Heather and Gerard. (Credit: Carrie Hodousek)

Hear Philly: Wildwood EDM Beach Music Fest Drums Up Support For Red Cross

With an expected 6,000-7,000 people in the crowd, all proceeds will go directly to benefit the American Red Cross for its support of the Jersey Shore in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

07/03/2014

(The concert stage is set up in front of the art museum for Friday's "Welcome America" festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Urging ‘Welcome America’ Attendees To Keep Cool, Keep Calm

City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.

07/03/2014

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Some Area Towns Rescheduling July 4th Festivities Due To Weather

In light of the poor weather, some towns are canceling or rescheduling their fireworks displays.

07/03/2014

Fourth of July Celebration at Fonthill Castle in Doylestown
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3 Bucks County Towns Chosen As Among Best In Country To Celebrate July 4th

A popular destination magazine has singled out three local towns as the best places in the country to celebrate the holiday.

07/03/2014

(Amy De Paoli, at the Victory Brew Hall at Xfinity Live, with some of Victory Brewing's new beer-themed foods.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Food For Beer Nuts, and Chef Garces’ Latest

Hadas reports on a new Chef Jose Garces restaurant in Moorestown, NJ, beer-based foods being offered by Victory Brewing of Downingtown, and a beer-related cooking competition coming soon to Philadelphia.

07/03/2014

(A police marine unit patrolling.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Summertime Boating Safety Reminders

Here are my annual boating getaway tips.

07/03/2014

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ISAA Annual Spring Gala 2014

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