Ben Franklin Parkway
When lightning forced the audience at the ‘Made In America’ music festival to evacuate, city officials say it was the first time they got to test a plan that’s been on paper for years.
It looks as if cleanup will finish on schedule, with roads expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Crews got to the scene around midnight, breaking down stages and cleaning up trash all in an effort to return the Ben Franklin Parkway back to its regular form.
At least 44,000 people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway on the first day of the two-day festival.
Thousands of people are expected on the Ben Franklin Parkway over the next two days for the third annual “Made in America” music festival.
Preperations for the weekend event are well underway as crews continue to set up for the giant concert.
“Made in America” takes place this weekend, but not everyone is thrilled about the event.
Philadelphia police say a young, mentally challenged man from Dauphin County who went missing Friday night during the Welcome America Festival on the Ben Franklin Parkway has been found.
Thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway Friday for 4th of July celebrations.
New York artist Roxy Paine and his crew installed a 34-foot high, 3.5 tons of stainless steel sculpture called “Symbiosis”
The second annual International Festival took place Sister Cities Park at 18th Street and Logan Square.
An international orchid show has transformed the Academy of Natural Sciences on the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend.
Two people were injured after a crash involving a SEPTA bus in Center City Monday morning.
The parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 23rd at 1 p.m.
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.