The temporary park will include a boardwalk, an “urban beach,” lily pad water gardens, a pop-up restaurant and bar and nets that will allow guests to literally hang out on the water.
Officials say the Spanish-American War-era ship will remain docked at Penn’s Landing after efforts to find it a home elsewhere in the country fell through.
A half-dozen bands, many of them local, are headlined this year as Penn’s Landing hosts a jam-packed day of music this Memorial Day weekend.
The 7th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, May 31 at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing.
A sea of people filed into the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Saturday to observe the commissioning of the USS Somerset, a Navy ship named in honor of passengers of Flight 93 who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks.
She’ll soon be the newest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy, and her name, the USS Somerset, is a powerful dedication to those who died September 11th on United Flight 93.
Police say an SUV was traveling northbound along Delaware Avenue when it was struck by another vehicle, causing it to flip on its side and trapping a man and woman inside.
New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia means two fireworks shows. One to officially ring in 2014 at midnight and a 6 p.m. display that brought in a lot of families.
More than 4,000 shells were loaded onto barges at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Sunday in preparation for the New Year’s Eve fireworks shows.
The Waterfront Winterfest is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. through January 5th.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary season of the River Rink along the Penn’s Landing, “Winterfest” has been created around the ice skating rink — and it opens on Friday.
The highlights include not one but two fireworks displays. KYW Newsradio anchorman Steve Nikazy will voice the shows.
The vote came after more than a year of debate over the project’s scale and design.
Dozens of people, many of them veterans of the submarine service, gathered at Penn’s Landing on Monday to remember those who gave their lives below the waves.
The ceremony was held Saturday in front of the USS Olympia to honor those who served in our armed forces.