Ben Franklin Parkway
“This is a big thing, and we can do big things. We’ve done big things in the past,” said Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday, as he assured the public that the city is prepared for the concert.
Stage construction on the Ben Franklin Parkway began on Saturday for next weekend’s concert and is expected to continue all week.
Starting September 20th, the Benjamin Frankin Parkway is going to be lit up like never before.
Power has been restored to an apartment complex along the Ben Franklin Parkway that had been without electricity since 1 a.m. Friday.
This summer promises a series of musical events in every genre, from multi-day festivals to one-night shows.
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.
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.
The ban is being challenged on constitutional grounds by religious groups who feed the homeless in center city Philadelphia parks.
Several religious groups will appear in federal court today for a hearing to decide the fate of Philadelphia’s ban on outdoor feedings.
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.
Each year, Philadelphia strives to create a bigger and better party to celebrate the 4th of July holiday.
The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.
The law banning all outdoor feedings of large numbers of people on City parkland took effect on Friday.
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.’
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.