Broad Street


The State of Philly’s State Flags Is a Metaphor for Our Troubled Times

The world flags adorning the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are a renowned tourist magnet befitting our World Heritage City. The U.S. state flags on a chunk […]


Like You, Ed Rendell Hates the Wawa at Broad and Walnut

On my morning walks to Philly Mag’s offices on Washington Square I trek northbound across Center City, occasionally taking Broad Street up to Walnut and […]

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Judge: Broad Street Median Parking Is Here to Stay – for Now

It’s the end of the line for the lawsuit filed in July by self-proclaimed urbanists who sought to end median parking on Broad Street. On Wednesday, […]

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City on Broad Street Parking: Cops Have More Important Things to Do

The Broad Street median parking war continues. The city is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month in Common Pleas Court by an urbanist political […]


Inside Roman Catholic High School’s Expansion and Ambitious Future

The country’s first free Diocesan Catholic high school is expanding its footprint in Center City, ceremonially breaking ground on a new visual and performing arts […]


Boyz II Men Are Getting a Block of Broad Street

Philadelphia City Council voted yesterday to rename a section of Broad Street “Boyz II Men Boulevard.” 


Here’s How SEPTA Will Operate During the Broad Street Run

The annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run will return to Philly this Sunday, May 7th. Here’s what you need to know about getting around via […]


New Sixers Mural Unveiled at Broad and Federal

Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled its latest piece at the corner of Broad and Federal streets – a 37-foot tall collage dedicated to the 76ers and […]


WATCH: Cyclist Chased, Threatened By Angry Driver After Knocking Over Loading Zone Cone

[UPDATE, 1 p.m., January 27th]: Cameron Kline, spokesman for Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, says that after the cyclist inquired about pressing charges, the police contacted […]

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Broad Street Median Parking Spotlighted on ESPN

Three years ago, I wrote about the establishing shots that are always used during national sports broadcasts played in Philly: LOVE Park, the Rocky statue […]


Ask Liz: Who’s Allowed to Park in the Middle of Broad Street?

Who’s allowed to park in the middle of Broad Street and why? — Metered Out

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I Didn’t Have a Great First-Time Broad Street Run Experience

I feel like I didn’t perform top-notch at Broad Street, but it had nothing to do with my race time or the status of an […]

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A Viewer’s Guide to the 2015 Broad Street Run

Planning on parking yourself somewhere along Broad Street to watch the hoards of runners pounding the pavement toward the Navy Yard Sunday morning? Here, everything […]

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Your Weekend Workout Playlist: Broad Street Run Edition

For this week’s playlist, we got ODDyssey Half Marathon race director Carl Ewald — who’s throwing a post-Broad Street shindig at McFadden’s at Citizen’s Bank Park, by […]

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Yoga and Beer With CoreFitness, Broad Street — And More Fit and Fun Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

We’ve got lots of fun stuff on the fitness roster this week, from cheering on Broad Street runners (if you aren’t running yourself) to outdoor […]