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Orchids Bloom This Weekend On The Ben Franklin Parkway

An international orchid show has transformed the Academy of Natural Sciences on the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend.

04/11/2014

Crash involving SEPTA bus on April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS)

2 Injured In Crash Involving SEPTA Bus In Center City

Two people were injured after a crash involving a SEPTA bus in Center City Monday morning.

04/07/2014

Ben Franklin Parkway (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Road Closures, Delays Expected For Sunday’s Greek Independence Day Parade

The parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 23rd at 1 p.m.

03/22/2014

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Thousands Pack Parkway For Philly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It was a great day for the Irish…and the “would-be” Irish on Sunday as thousands packed the Ben Franklin Parkway for Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/16/2014

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter giving one of many high-fives to those running in the Rothman 8k.  (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Off And Running With 8K Race Along Ben Franklin Parkway

2,000 runners filled the Ben Franklin Parkway early Saturday morning for the traditional Rothman 8K the day before the big marathon.

11/16/2013

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Thousands Gather For Puerto Rican Day Parade In Philadelphia

Crowds gathered on Benjamin Franklin Parkway Sunday for the 51st Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade.

09/29/2013

Jay-Z on stage Saturday night

Guide To The 2013 Made In America Festival

The two day music festival is back for a second year, and it’s just as jam-packed as it was in 2012, with 36 acts that will perform on three stages along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

08/26/2013

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Parkway Museums Anticipate Drop In Attendance During Made In America Concert

As “Made in America” is set to bring thousands to the Parkway over the holiday weekend, Gail Harrity, CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has a simple message: the museum is open for business.

08/13/2013

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City Officials Vow Smoother Experience For Second “Made In America” Concert

Less than three weeks before the second “Made In America” concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, promoters and the city have yet to sign a contract — and residents near the venue are worried about repeats of last year’s headaches.

08/12/2013

The remaining Franklin Institute hawk fledgling, recovering at the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic. (credit:  Molly Daly)

Franklin Institute Red-Tailed Hawk On The Mend

Nearly two weeks ago, the lone surviving fledgling from the Franklin Institute Red-tailed Hawk nest was found injured on the Ben Franklin Parkway and taken to the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic in Upper Roxborough. The young raptor appears to be on the mend.

08/11/2013

(Argentine tango at the Free Library Of Philadelphia. Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Library Patrons Get Surprise Treat From Members Of Dance Philadelphia Argentine Tango

Folks at the Free Library of Philadelphia were treated to some surprise performances by members of Dance Philadelphia Argentine Tango.

07/20/2013

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City Prepares For Large Crowds As Fourth of July Celebration Begins In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael Nutter expects 600,000 people to show up on the Parkway and more than one million to pass through the various city activities.

07/03/2013

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‘Welcome America’ Kicks Off In Philadelphia

This week, America celebrates its Independence Day and Philadelphia celebrates America with a week’s worth of free events for the whole family.

07/01/2013

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Concerns Raised Over Damage Done To Field During Made In America

City Council members are worried that this summer’s second Made in America concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway will result in major damage to a nearby ball field. The Nutter Administration says not to worry.

06/23/2013

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Hundreds Gather To Remember The Horrors Of The Holocaust

Hundreds of people gathered on the Ben Franklin Parkway Sunday to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.

04/07/2013

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