Benjamin Franklin Parkway
It’s one of the biggest events of the year in the city – the Philadelphia Marathon gets started early Sunday morning.
On Tuesday, crews of cleaners used leaf blowers to round up the debris along the parkway as laborers took apart the four performance stages.
Screams were drowned out only by the music, as crowds soaked up sun along the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Last year, residents close to the concert complained about the noise, the traffic and the people, and this year neighbors hope those won’t be as big of a concern this time around.
There are four performance areas, and the main stage looks just about ready.
Eakins Oval, the traffic circle in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is being transformed into a family-friendly play space for the summer.
Cleanup efforts were underway following Philadelphia’s 4th of July Jam on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Thursday night.
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the concert and fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Center City Thursday night.
Beginning July 17th and running through August 18th, it will be turned into a seashore-themed “Park on the Parkway,” featuring areas to relax, learn, and grab a bite.
A new Old City spot has munchies with a Philly twist, and a center city ice cream parlor features flavors you invent yourself. Also, a new farmer’s market on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
It was all for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual “City in Bloom” event.
Thousands celebrated Mother’s Day in Philadelphia at the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
“The old family court building on Logan Circle would make an ideal small hotel,” says the mayor’s commerce director, Alan Greenberger.
Last year’s two-day “Made in America” festival during the Labor Day weekend drew thousands, and according to city officials provided a big boost to the local economy with hotel and restaurant bookings.
Mayor Michael Nutter vows to work for the return of professional cycling to Philadelphia next year despite this year’s cancellation of a race held in the city for almost three decades.