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‘Made In America’ Forces Detours Throughout Center City

Preperations for the weekend event are well underway as crews continue to set up for the giant concert.

08/29/2014

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Bacon Lovers Flock To Eakins Oval For Second Annual Baconfest In Philadelphia

From bacon-coated donuts, to your typical bacon cheese burger, there was no shortage of options for a familiar favorite, or something a little bit different.

08/01/2014

24-year-old Trayvon Henderson went missing Friday night during the Welcome America Festival on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  (credit: Philadelphia Police)

UPDATE: Philadelphia Police Locate Missing Mentally Challenged Man

Philadelphia police say a young, mentally challenged man from Dauphin County who went missing Friday night during the Welcome America Festival on the Ben Franklin Parkway has been found.

07/05/2014

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24th Annual Race For The Cure Wraps Up At Art Museum

While many are celebrating the wonderful mother’s in their lives, there is another celebration of sorts, that took place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

05/11/2014

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Philly Tech Week Opens Celebration of Region’s Vibrant Tech Community

Philly Tech Week kicks off Friday with nearly 150 different things to do.

04/04/2014

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Thousands Take Part In Philly’s First ‘Love Run’

Those who love to run got a chance to participate in an event on Sunday with the perfect name: The Love Run!

03/30/2014

Ben Franklin Parkway (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Road Closures, Delays Expected For Sunday’s Greek Independence Day Parade

The parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 23rd at 1 p.m.

03/22/2014

(Artist's rendering of the beach-like area of The Oval.  Image provided)

Eakins Oval, Fronting the Art Museum, Will Get A Recreational Theme For Summer

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.

07/03/2013

Eakins Oval, in its current configuration, is used as a parking
lot for Art Museum visitors. (Credit: Plan Philly)

Plan For Ben Franklin Parkway Envisions ‘More Park, Less Way’

Deputy Mayor for environmental and community resources Michael DiBerardinis says recent improvements have been remarkable, including $20 million in streetscape improvements, the new Barnes Foundation, the renovated Rodin Museum, Sister Cities Park and the restored Logan Square.

02/04/2013

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade 2012

Thousands Enjoy 93rd Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

It’s a Thanksgiving Day tradition that’s been going strong for 93 years here in Philadelphia. The annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.

11/22/2012

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Thousands Turn Out For AIDS Walk Philly

The weather turned out to be perfect for the 26th annual AIDS Walk Philly, which attracted several thousand participants.

10/21/2012

car in eakins oval fountain

Speeding Driver Ends Up In Eakins Oval Fountain In Center City

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.

10/14/2012

Rapper Jay-Z. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Your Guide To Philadelphia’s ‘Made In America’ Festival

This Labor Day weekend, Jay-Z and Budweiser’s Made In America Music Festival will take over Fairmount Park right here in Philadelphia! Here’s your guide to the two-day event.

08/30/2012

Virgin London Marathon 2011

Thousands Turn Out For Father’s Day Prostate Run

The weather was perfect for the annual Gary Papa Father’s Day 5-K run. The run raises money for prostate cancer research, education, and screenings.

06/17/2012

It’s the 241st St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Philadelphia

“St. Patrick, bless our religious sisters who serve, inspire and educate” is the theme of this year’s parade.

03/13/2011

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