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Top Spots For A Picnic In Philadelphia

Whether it’s a romantic blanket spread in the shade or a wild pickup game of frisbee with friends, these are Philly’s most perfect places for a picnic.

06/09/2012

(File Photo of Ben Franklin Bridge)

A Lot Goes Into Lane Closures On Ben Franklin Bridge

It’s been gridlock nearly every Friday afternoon in-bound to Philadelphia on the Ben Franklin Bridge this spring. You’re stuck in traffic, and the other side’s moving along just fine. And you wonder why your side doesn’t have another lane? There are a lot of variables.

05/18/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

Lions And Tigers And… Traffic? Oh My!

It’s as much a sign of spring as April showers and May flowers. It’s zoo traffic, and this time of year, it causes quite a headache across the entire city.

04/06/2012

Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

Philadelphia Clergy To Hold 5th Annual Bridge Walk For Peace Tomorrow

April 4th, the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther Kings’ assassination, doesn’t have to be a day of sad remembrance. Instead, organizers say it’s an opportunity to stand against violence and to further Dr. King’s legacy.

04/03/2012

Harlem Globetrotters' Star 'Flight Time' Lang. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Harlem Globetrotters Visit Philly For 3-Game Stint

The Harlem Globetrotters are in town this week. And to kick it off, one of the team’s star players walked across the Ben Franklin Bridge in true Globetrotter style.

03/06/2012

John Boyle (far left), of the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia, says the DRPA has been putting this off for too long (credit: KYW's David Madden)

Plans For Bike Ramp On Camden Side Of Ben Franklin Bridge Delayed Again

Biking enthusiasts are wondering why the Delaware River Port Authority decided to remove construction of a ramp on the Camden end of the Ben Franklin Bridge that could accommodate them, as well as the handicapped, from their five-year capital plan.

12/15/2011

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Body Pulled From Delaware River

Police recovered a body that was found floating overnight in the Delaware River in Camden County.

10/14/2011

File photo of Delaware River from Race Street Pier. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Boater In Delaware River

The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell off his boat near the Ben Franklin Bridge late Wednesday evening.

10/06/2011

File photo of Delaware River from Race Street Pier. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

The Philadelphia Cup Regatta Takes Place Saturday

About 80 sailboats from three local clubs will be competing in the event that will take place Saturday on the Delaware river.

09/30/2011

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Transit Nightmare: Irene Snarls Transportation In Philadelphia And South Jersey

Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

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Suspect Arrested In Attacks On Ben Franklin Bridge

A suspect has been arrested in connection with two attacks of women on the Ben Franklin Bridge this week.

07/21/2011

cyclists bike along the Ben Franklin Bridge.

Bike-A-Thon Closes Ben Franklin Bridge For Good Cause

The weather was perfect for the 39th annual American Cancer Society’s bike-a-thon which began at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge, closing it for slightly more than an hour on Sunday morning.

07/10/2011

Bridge Toll Hike Begins Friday

“Tolls will increase going from $4 per car to $5 and there’ll be a 25-percent increase for all the other vehicles,” John Matheussen, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority says.

06/30/2011

Ben Franklin Bridge

Tolls On Philadelphia-Area Bridges To Be $5 Friday

Drivers who cross from New Jersey to Pennsylvania on four Philadelphia-area bridges will have to pay a dollar more starting Friday.

06/27/2011

Ben Franklin Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Delaware River Bridge Tolls Increase July 1st

The toll jumps from $4 to $5 to use the Walt Whitman, Ben Franklin, Commodore Barry, and Betsy Ross Bridges. The Delaware Memorial Bridge goes from $3 to $4.

05/18/2011

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