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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

Jay-Z

‘Made In America’ Artists With Philadelphia Connections

The event aims to “embody the American spirit,” but many of the performers also embody Philadelphia’s spirit.

08/30/2012

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

(Credit: Chelsea Karnash)

Top 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Philadelphia

There is a frenzy of fun and fantastic things to do in Philadelphia in the summertime before school gets back in session. Here are the best of the best.

08/17/2012

Deputy Police Commissioner Thomas Wright shows confiscated ATVs and dirt bikes at the Major Crimes Unit garage. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Police Crack Down On Illegal ATVs In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police are cracking down on illegal ‘all-terrain-vehicles’ and dirt bikes in the city. In one day, police confiscated 26 ATVs and 11 dirt bikes in various neighborhoods.

08/07/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Smith Memorial Playground In Fairmount Park Celebrates Its 113th Birthday

A Fairmount Park playground celebrates a birthday.

07/21/2012

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Police Officer Injured In Crash In Fairmount Park

A Philadelphia Police officer was taken to an area hospital after colliding with another vehicle in the city’s Fairmount Park section.

06/15/2012

(Brian Jenkins providing testimony) (credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

City Begins Enforcement Of Ban On Outdoor Feeding Programs

The law banning all outdoor feedings of large numbers of people on City parkland took effect on Friday.

06/01/2012

Body Of Dog Found Set On Fire In Fairmount Park

Officials with the Pennsylvania SPCA are investigating the discovery of a dog that had been set on fire.

05/22/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

3rd Annual ‘Art In The Open’ Is This Weekend In Fairmount Park

If you take a walk along the Schuylkill River this weekend, you’ll see 21 artists working outside.

05/19/2012

Smith Playground in Fairmount Park. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Smith Playground Holds Adults-Only Fundraiser In The Park

A gift to the children of Philadelphia, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse first opened its doors in 1899 through funding by Richard and Sarah Smith.

05/15/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.14.12

Chris asks why Saturday Night Live isn’t more critical of President Obama? He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel coming off their series with San Diego, and Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/14/2012

(Setting up for the "Dad Vail" regatta along the Schuylkill River.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Kelly Drive Closed In Preparation For ”Dad Vail” Regatta

A rowing regatta that has been held in Philadelphia for 59 consecutive years takes place once again this weekend, along the Schuylkill River.

05/10/2012

Sketch Fairmount Rapist - Glovas 5-5-12

Police Hold Public Event To Help Identify The Fairmount Rapist

For nine years now, he’s been out there lurking. And for the last several years, police in Philadelphia have taken a day to remind people about the Fairmount rapist.

05/05/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Please Touch Museum Celebrates ‘May The Fourth Be With You’ Day

Philadelphia’s premiere children’s museum was celebrating what has come to be known as “Star Wars Day.”

05/04/2012

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