Benjamin Franklin Parkway
“There’s no reason why they can’t do it at 9, when it gets dark,” says one woman we spoke with.
The Welcome America bandwagon keeps rolling. Sunday’s events promise to satisfy almost any appetite.
The Barnes Foundation will close its Merion galleries July 3rd in anticipation of moving the collection to the Parkway next spring. KYW Newsradio’s community affairs reporter Karin Phillips took one of the last tours through the Merion galleries.
More than 20,000 of the people who light up your life — literally — are in Philadelphia this week for a huge convention.
Philadelphia’s “Sister Cities Park,” on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the “wow” factor in mind.
“It is to raise awareness and to raise funds so that we can go into the community and dispel myths, educate the public, and raise awareness for the critical need for organ donation,” says Renee Freeman, cofounder and executive board chairman of the group “Donors are Heroes.”
Nicholas Hasselback, 23, was sentenced on Monday for smashing into pedestrian Tony Foltz — coincidentally also a Temple student — as Foltz crossed the Parkway with friends.
Now, 19 additional countries are being recognized with installation of their flags along the Parkway, bringing the total to 109.
The largest shell show in the northeast is being held this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
Nicolas Hasselback, himself a Temple student at the time, has admitted that he was driving the speeding car that hit and nearly killed 25-year-old Temple law student Tony Foltz.