Franklin Square

(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

Patco Will Apply For Federal Funds To Get Dormant Franklin Square PATCO Station Reopened

The DRPA’s latest study suggests that reopening the station under Franklin Square, near 6th and Race Streets, wouldn’t increase ridership all that much but would enhance the area’s economy.

05/21/2015

(Despite the showery weather, the Franklin Square carousel was ready to go.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Franklin Square Opens Its Visitor Amenities for 2015 Season

One of the busiest play parks in Philadelphia is back for its ninth season since a major renovation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Reopening Of Long-Shuttered Station Along PATCO High Speed Line Would Cost $18 Million

There’s been talk for years of reopening the PATCO high speed line station in Franklin Square, which has been closed since 1979. A new study ordered by the Delaware River Port Authority is now in hand, and being poured over by commissioners and staffers.

03/19/2015

(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

PATCO Takes New Look At Reopening Long-Shuttered Franklin Square Station

With a revitalized Franklin Square now popular, the Delaware River Port Authority is taking a look at putting the PATCO station there back into service.

12/12/2014

Franklin Square (Credit: CBS 3)

Philadelphia Attraction Turning Holiday Tradition Into Social Media Contest

Families who use Franklin Square as the backdrop for their Christmas photos can now share them on social media for a chance to win a prize package.

12/05/2014

(Photo by Matt Stanley for Delaware River Waterfront Corporation)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 24

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/24/2014

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Guide To Visiting Philadelphia For The Holidays

Whether coming home for a slice of mom’s homemade pumpkin pie, visiting for the first time or following an annual family tradition, Philadelphia is brimming with holiday events, beckoning venues and delightful activities throughout the holiday season.

11/22/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 17

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/17/2014

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Top Neighborhood Trick-or-Treating Events In Philly

Here’s where to take your brood of candy-craving little monsters for a safe, festive and community-centric trick-or-treat in Philly.

10/22/2014

(Young kids draw in Franklin Square.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in Philadelphia

Kids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.

09/16/2014

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Philadelphia Food Trucks Converge On Franklin Square For ‘Food Truck Festivus’

It was a “Food Truck Festivus” at Franklin Square Thursday.

08/28/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 28

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

08/28/2014

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails

Top Labor Day Events In The Philadelphia Area

Squeeze out the last days of summer at these top Labor Day events in and around Philly.

08/22/2014

(Natanya DiBona poses with a t-shirt advertising the 2014 edition of "Diner En Blanc" for Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pop-Up Picnic, Food Truck Festival, and Casino Dining

Philadelphia’s third annual “Diner En Blanc,” a first-ever food truck event in Franklin Square, and more eating choices at Sugarhouse Casino are on the menu for this week’s “What’s Cooking,”

08/14/2014

(ALMOST READY TO OPEN:  Nick Farina at the site for Union Taco in Manayunk.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 25

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/25/2014

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