More Fireworks, New Concerts Highlight Philly’s Welcome America! FestivalThe annual festival celebrates Philadelphia's unique role as America's birthplace with 35 events and 100 hours of activities
Nutter Thinks TV Viewer Perception of July 4th Concert Profanity Was OverblownThe 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.
Philadelphia's July 4th Celebration Week Events AnnouncedMayor Nutter was highlighting the economic benefit of the weeklong celebration for America's 237th birthday.
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.