Benjamin Franklin Parkway
If the pontiff does come, an appearance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not a certainty.
And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.
City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.
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Cara Schneider, an executive with Visit Philadelphia, says the new “Rocky” Broadway musical has brought a renewed interest in places where the original movie was filmed 38 years ago.
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.