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PATCO’s Philly Ghost Station Just Got Closer to Reopening

Beneath the depths of Franklin Square sits an idle PATCO station which last saw customers walk through its turnstiles in 1979 – the same year […]

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Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival Is Back with More Lights, Food and Drink

Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival kicks off this evening and runs through the end of the year. In addition to the free nightly light show featuring […]

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It’s Almost Time for Electrical Spectacle in Franklin Square

We still have costumes and Trick-or-Treating to get through, but as soon as the Halloween candy is divvied up it’s a straight shot into the […]

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The Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square Is All Kinds of Wrong

If you’re thinking of heading out to Franklin Square tonight for the debut of the much-ballyhooed Chinese Lantern Festival, I’ve got one word for you: […]

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A 200-Foot-Long Dragon Walks into Franklin Square

If you’ve walked by Franklin Square in the past few days, you likely noticed the carousel horses have been getting some flashy company. This Friday […]

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SquareBurger at Franklin Square Is Back with a New Operator

Since 2009, SquareBurger in Franklin Square has been operated by Stephen Starr. The burger was an instant hit and the Cake Shake with Tastykake Krimpets […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About: Philly’s Public Squares

They’re some of the most revered spaces in the city — the five open public squares William Penn laid out in the 1680s to keep […]

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Franklin Square Has a Beer Garden

As part of this year’s Franklin Square Holiday Festival, events like Franklin Square Fridays, the Holiday Light Show and Ben’s Bites & Brews Beer Garden have all returned […]

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Franklin Square’s Holiday Festivities Kick Off Tonight

You know how you feel like Franklin Square is just oh-so-adorable and you always mean to get there for some of their seasonal events but […]

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Franklin Square Kicking Off Dancing Light Show for the Holidays

Whether you like it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Days are getting shorter, CVS has stocked its shelves with Santas and […]

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Franklin Square Offering “No Ticket, No Problem” Promotion During Papal Visit

If you didn’t get your Papal tickets, Franklin Square says no worries. The popular park, located at 6th and Race Streets, has just announced that […]

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12 Great Places to Catch an Outdoor Movie in Philly This Summer

All summer, organizations across the city are setting up their projectors to host free screenings of American classics, mega blockbusters and even a few Philly […]

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Franklin Square Opens for the Season This Week [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Franklin Square will begin operation this Friday, but, due to the impending snowstorm, organizers have moved its spring kickoff festivities to Thursday, March 26th at noon. […]

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15 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Philadelphia

Whether you want to party all night, spend a quiet evening enjoying the arts, or have some kiddies in tow, there’s something to do in […]

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DRPA Moves on Plan to Reopen Franklin Square PATCO Station

The Delaware River Port Authority has approved a half-million dollars in its budget next year to study re-opening the Franklin Square PATCO stop. If opened, […]