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SEPTA To Enhance Service For ‘Made In America’ Concert

With the Made in America concert right around the corner, SEPTA has announced it will enhance a number of services over the Labor Day weekend to support the large crowds.

08/29/2012

file photo of Jay-Z (credit: Jason Squires/Getty Images)

Full Schedule For This Weekend’s ‘Made In America’ Festival Released

Eyewitness News has learned the full schedule for Labor Day weekend’s “Made in America” Festival.

08/29/2012

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

As Parkway Transformed Into Concert Venue, Mayor Nutter Reassures City On Safety And Crowd Control

“This is a big thing, and we can do big things. We’ve done big things in the past,” said Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday, as he assured the public that the city is prepared for the concert.

08/28/2012

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter: Made In America Music Fest A Cost-Sharing Event

It may be weeks until the city knows how much it will cost to put on this weekend’s Made In America Music festival along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

08/28/2012

(Stage construction for Jay-Z's "Made in America" concert in 2012.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Stage Construction For “Made In America” Concert Underway

Stage construction on the Ben Franklin Parkway began on Saturday for next weekend’s concert and is expected to continue all week.

08/25/2012

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Philly Gets Ready To Host “Made In America Festival”

The city where America was made is gearing up for rapper Jay-Z’s “Made In America” music festival, which officials estimate will attract 100,000 fans to Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend.

08/24/2012

file photo of Jay-Z (credit: Jason Squires/Getty Images)

Jay-Z’s Music Festival Will Have Minimal Impact On Center City Hotel Bookings

It’s a little more than six weeks before Jay-Z’s “Made in America” two-day music festival arrives in Philadelphia. Huge crowds are expected, but hotels in Center City are not expecting to benefit much.

07/19/2012

(File photo: Councilman James Kenney at a City Council hearing.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Wants Philadelphia Government To Buy Local

Introduced in City Council Thursday was a bill that would change the purchasing practice of Philadelphia city government, so that more American products are selected even if slightly more expensive.

02/10/2012

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