Ben Franklin Parkway
Deputy Mayor for environmental and community resources Michael DiBerardinis says recent improvements have been remarkable, including $20 million in streetscape improvements, the new Barnes Foundation, the renovated Rodin Museum, Sister Cities Park and the restored Logan Square.
Due to the race, a number of streets will be closed, with the main areas affected being the inner lanes of the Ben Franklin Parkway and the 26.2 mile marathon route on Sunday.
Each participant carries an illuminated balloon in one of three colors, so the lights — 4,000 of them – have to be pre-loaded with battery packs.
Philadelphia’s college students got a warm welcome Saturday afternoon along the Ben Franklin Parkway for Campus Philly’s annual College Day
The Ben Franklin Parkway, gateway to Center City along with art and cultural centers, was the scene of a vicious crime early Wednesday morning.
The Ben Franklin Parkway is the focus of the music world this weekend as Jay-Z and friends rock the Art Museum steps with Made in America.
In the first-of-its-kind Made in America Music Festival up to 50,000 people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway, but over the last 24 hours, police have scaled back the number of officers.
The two-day music festival is taking over the parkway and putting Philadelphia at the center of the music universe.
The true economic impact of the Made In America concert won’t be known for a few weeks, but the concert is already proving profitable for hotels in the city.
This Labor Day weekend, Jay-Z and Budweiser’s Made In America Music Festival will take over Fairmount Park right here in Philadelphia! Here’s your guide to the two-day event.
“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.