By David Spunt
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Thousands from across the world sat on Independence Mall Friday evening to celebrate the holiday weekend by watching the Philly Pops.READ MORE: Suspect In Custody Following Police Standoff In North Philadelphia
“What a place!” Doug Attebury told Eyewitness News.READ MORE: New Jersey Forest Fire Service Battling Active Wildfire In Bass River State Forest
Last week, FBI and Homeland Security warned about a potential terrorist attack over the weekend. Law enforcement was out in large numbers in Philadelphia Friday night.MORE NEWS: Investigation Underway After Man Shot At Motel 6 In Tinicum Township
The celebration will continue on Saturday on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a free concert and the famous fireworks.