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Welcome America Festival

(Mayor Michael Nutter, speaking with reporters about the "Welcome America" concert on July 4th.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Thinks TV Viewer Perception of July 4th Concert Profanity Was Overblown

The mayor says both The Roots and Ed Sheeran cleaned up their lyrics and never needed to be bleeped, although they repeatedly were by WPVI-TV.

07/14/2014

(Mayor Nutter and Wawa president Chris Gheysens roll out a "Welcome America" cake constructed from Tastykake products.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Philadelphia’s July 4th Celebration Week Events Announced

Mayor Nutter was highlighting the economic benefit of the weeklong celebration for America’s 237th birthday.

05/09/2013

(Nate Kleinman with Occupy Philly  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

2012 Year in Review: ‘Occupy’ Convention in Philadelphia During July 4th Festivities

Over the last Fourth of July weekend, Philadelphia was the place for a national gathering of the “Occupy” movement.

12/31/2012