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Benjamin Franklin Parkway

(Photos by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia’s July 4th Festivities Begin To Take Shape

Some of the events have been announced for this year’s “Welcome America” celebration, during the days surrounding America’s birthday on July 4th.

06/06/2012

(Credit: Paul Gluck)

Bike Race, Roots Picnic, Phillies Make For A Busy Day On Roads Downtown

The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and other events across town are causing a number of road closures and SEPTA detours today.

06/03/2012

(Race Announcer Michael Aisner with rider Michael Chauner - Credit: Steve Tawa)

This Year’s Philadelphia International Cycling Championship Includes More Americans

This year’s Philadelphia International Cycling Championship is set for Sunday on a race course that includes the Ben Franklin Parkway, Kelly Drive, and up through the Manayunk section of town.

06/02/2012

(Chef Andrew Perekupka of "The Garden" restaurant at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: The New Barnes, A New Farm Market, and Beer Week!

This week, Hadas Kuznits takes a look at the restaurant inside the new Barnes Museum, a new farmers’ market operating Saturdays near Broad and Fairmount, and the start of Philly Beer Week.

06/01/2012

(Fireworks above the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

More Fireworks Than Ever Will Light Up The Summer Sky

More fireworks than ever before will be lighting up the sky in Center City Philadelphia this summer.

05/21/2012

Mayor Michael Nutter addresses a group of cyclists on National Bike to Work Day. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Mayor Nutter Straps On A Helmet For Bike To Work Day

It’s National Bike to Work Day, and here in Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter led a group of riders from Boat House Row, up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to City Hall.

05/18/2012

(A bride and groom kiss on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on a day when tens of thousands of people were NOT expected for a concert on the Parkway.  Photo courtesy of Joe Pulcinella Photography, photojoe.com)

Upcoming Philly Jay-Z Concert Throws Some September Brides’ Plans Askew

This week’s announcement from Jay-Z and the mayor that there will be a concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Labor Day weekend has some people who have weddings planned at or near the event site worried.

05/17/2012

(Volunteers plant flowers and greenery at Logan Circle.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Horticultural Society, Volunteers Planting Thousands of New Plants Along Parkway

“In the next month, the whole city will be blooming, basically from City Hall all the way to the art museum,” PHS president Drew Becher says.

05/09/2012

(A construction worker watches as Ellsworth Kelly, standing in front of his 40-foot sculpture, addresses attendees at Tuesday's installation.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Ultra-Modern Sculpture Installed As Guidepost Outside Barnes Museum

The Barnes Foundation, about to open in mid-May on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has installed a major new piece of art.

04/10/2012

(The Swann Memorial Fountain, in the center of Logan Circle, at 19th and Race Streets.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Positively Philadelphia: Springtime Spotlight on Public Artworks

“Site Seeing” is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.

04/01/2012

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Credit: Will Klein)

Multi-Media Light Show Highlights Academy Of Natural Sciences 200th Annniversary

You may have noticed it on your evening drive through Center City – that dazzling digital display along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

03/26/2012

(Love Park, at 15th and JFK Blvd., in file photo)

Nutter’s Next Budget Includes $20 Million For Love Park Makeover

Mayor Nutter wants City Hall to make JFK Plaza more user friendly.

03/09/2012

(File photo)

City’s Sale of Boy Scouts’ HQ Headed For Next Likely Legal Skirmish

A pending deal to sell the city-owned landmark headquarters building to the BSA for $500,000 died with the turn of the calendar year, since Philadelphia City Council let the legislation languish without action.

01/31/2012

Crews Battle Fire In Center City High-Rise Apartment

Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out inside a Center City high-rise apartment Sunday afternoon.

01/29/2012

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Opening Day For Barnes Museum in Philadelphia: Next May 19th

The opening date was announced even as a Montgomery County judge deliberates on whether the move from Merion is legal.

09/15/2011

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