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Top Upcoming Summer Concerts In Philadelphia

This summer promises a series of musical events in every genre, from multi-day festivals to one-night shows.

07/26/2012

file photo of Jay-Z (credit: Jason Squires/Getty Images)

Jay-Z’s Music Festival Will Have Minimal Impact On Center City Hotel Bookings

It’s a little more than six weeks before Jay-Z’s “Made in America” two-day music festival arrives in Philadelphia. Huge crowds are expected, but hotels in Center City are not expecting to benefit much.

07/19/2012

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Local Religious Group Feeds The Homeless On The Parkway After Court Victory

Early Saturday evening, one of the religious groups that successfully challenged the City’s ban on serving food to the homeless outdoors offered thanks in the form of a meal on the Ben Franklin Parkway.

07/14/2012

(Mayor Nutter checks the weather as he emerges from the US Courthouse in center city Philadelphia, where he testified about the city's feeding ban.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Mayor Nutter Appears In Federal Court, Defending Homeless Feeding Ban

The ban is being challenged on constitutional grounds by religious groups who feed the homeless in center city Philadelphia parks.

07/10/2012

(A free food distribution on city land in May 2012.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Federal Court Hearing Today On City’s Ban On Feeding Homeless

Several religious groups will appear in federal court today for a hearing to decide the fate of Philadelphia’s ban on outdoor feedings.

07/09/2012

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July 4th Celebration Wraps Up On The Parkway

The Philly 4th of July Jam and Grande finale Wednesday night was the biggest Independence Day Bash in the City. Many big names in the world of music graced the Ben Franklin Parkway for this year’s celebration.

07/05/2012

(Fireworks above the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Celebrating America’s Birthday In Philadelphia

Each year, Philadelphia strives to create a bigger and better party to celebrate the 4th of July holiday.

07/04/2012

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Another Exciting Finish To Philadelphia Bike Race

The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.

06/03/2012

(Brian Jenkins providing testimony) (credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

City Begins Enforcement Of Ban On Outdoor Feeding Programs

The law banning all outdoor feedings of large numbers of people on City parkland took effect on Friday.

06/01/2012

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Stage Set For Philadelphia International Cycling Championship

Many of the top cycling teams from around the world are now rolling into Philadelphia for the ‘biggest and most prestigious one-day race in the U-S.’

06/01/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.16.12

Chris reviews the Phillies big extra inning win yesterday and the interesting choices that some local news rooms are making during sweeps week. He talks to Buzz Bissinger about his book Father’s Day, CBS 3′s Ben Simoneau about the PA LCB wasting tax payer dollars and to the Philly Post’s Tom McGrath about Jay-Z’s Labor Day concert on the Parkway.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/16/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.15.12

Chris reviews the latest Obama Campaign attack ad against Mitt Romney and the latest polling that shows Romney ahead. He talks to Filmmaker Kevin Williams about his documentary, Fear of a Black Republican, and to Dr. Craig Wax about a town hall meeting he will be participating in called Restoring Medical Freedom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/15/2012

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Jay-Z, Philadelphia Mayor Announce Labor Day Weekend Music Festival

Rapper Jay-Z joined Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday morning atop the steps of the Philadelphia art museum to announce a two-day music festival coming to Philadelphia in September.

05/14/2012

(A free food distribution on city land in May 2012.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Homeless React To Proposed Ban On Feeding Along Ben Franklin Parkway

Many homeless who take advantage of the generosity of volunteers feeding them along the parkway say the ban is all about the money.

05/14/2012

(Janet Aguilar, her grandson and her husband Mike Aguilar. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

A Local Breast Cancer Survivor Expresses Her Gratitude To The Komen Foundation

On Mother’s Day, thousands of people touched by cancer will be at the Ben Franklin Parkway for the annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.

05/12/2012

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