Benjamin Franklin Parkway
“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.
A truck stuck underneath an overpass near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia is snarling traffic.
The light show, “Open Air” drew 17,000 people to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before it closed, last month.
The driver was not hurt and alcohol did not play a role. Police have notified Fairmount Park and city officials of some damage to the fountain.
Experts say migrating birds are sensitive to lights in the night sky.
One national media watcher says the impact of the two-day concert was actually not very big for Philadelphia’s image — though that could change later.
As stages and equipment from the Made in America music festival are packed up, the open areas around the Art Museum have taken a beating.
Organizers are expecting 50,000 people to fill the Ben Franklin Parkway each day Saturday and Sunday.
More than a hundred stage hands have been working for the past several days to assemble two stages and VIP tents in preparation for Jay-Z’s Labor Day weekend event.
This weekend’s “Made in America” concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia could translate into some big dollars for the local United Way.
With the Made in America concert right around the corner, SEPTA has announced it will enhance a number of services over the Labor Day weekend to support the large crowds.
It may be weeks until the city knows how much it will cost to put on this weekend’s Made In America Music festival along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
The two-day Made in America music festival is this weekend. There will be a number of streets that will be closed but opened will be the museums, with one exception.