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Thousands Lace Up For 22nd Annual Philadelphia MarathonThe 22nd Annual Philadelphia Marathon kicked off Sunday as thousands of runners pounded the pavement through a scenic 26.2 mile track throughout the city.
Road Closures, Detours In Effect For Philadelphia MarathonCity officials are warning drivers to expect delays and they are advising motorists to use alternate routes, avoid areas along the race course, allow for extra driving time and proceed with caution.
Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Kicks Off With Rothman 8KSaturday got underway with the Rothman 8k. It's was nearly five-mile jaunt through the Art Museum area on a brisk but sunny morning.
Long Lines At Checkpoints Hours Before Papal MassCrowds are forming early along Benjamin Franklin Parkway for another papal parade and an outdoor Mass, hours before the final events of the World Meeting of families are set to begin.
As Many As A Million Expected For Pope's Mass On ParkwayThe 78-year-old "people's pope," who seems to feed off the energy of the crowds, is expected to see the largest of his six-day tour on Sunday when he celebrates a climactic outdoor Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before flying back to Rome.
Construction On Ben Franklin Parkway In Full Swing In Preparation Of Papal VisitJust one week out from the Festival of Families on the Ben Franklin Parkway, construction of the main stage continues to move along.
Outer Lanes Of Ben Franklin Parkway Close In Preparation For Papal VisitThe Ben Franklin Parkway is now completely closed from the Art Museum to Eakins Oval. The inner lanes were shut down Thursday and the outer lanes were closed to traffic on Saturday morning.
Nutter Cites Success Of 'Made In America' As Proof City Is Prepared For Papal VisitMayor Michael Nutter has declared the Made in America concert a success, indicating that it bodes well for managing the visit of Pope Francis in the same venue at the end of the month.
Interview: Hop Along And Strand Of Oaks At 'Made In America'There has been a closer eye on Philadelphia over the past couple years as critics have sat up and recognized what we've always know, there's a ton of great music coming out of Philadelphia.
Made In America: Beyonce And BeyondLong before the Queen appeared, the Ben Franklin Parkway was filled for the sold out 4th edition of the festival.
Made In America Takes Over Ben Franklin Parkway For Labor Day WeekendThe Made in America festival kicks off Saturday afternoon, with more than 60 acts on five stages over the next two days.
Philadelphia Archbishop Hopes Papal Visit Will Benefit Church And CityHe'll be in Philadelphia for two busy days, September 26 and 27, departing after a large, open-air Mass on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
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