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How to Get Around Philadelphia on July 4th

Every year Philadelphia goes all out for Independence Day, which is fitting, considering this is where it all started. To close out a week of free Fourth […]

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Eakins Oval Is Getting a “Family Friendly” Extension for Summer

This summer, Eakins Oval park will be bigger than ever — so big, in fact, that it will spill out beyond the Oval itself. For […]

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Panelists Ponder the Parkway’s Next 100 Years

Back around 1917, when the Fairmount Parkway was just beginning its process of becoming, two Frenchmen produced what turned out to be rival visions for […]

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Ben Franklin Parkway: Philly’s Grandest Flop

“The construction of the Parkway is the greatest Twentieth Century accomplishment of any city of the world.” So wrote a breathless Andrew Wright Crawford in […]

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NFL Announces Plans for Fan Festival on Parkway During Draft

The NFL Draft is in Philadelphia this year. Now the NFL has let us know what they’ll have for us to do between picks. “In […]

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Barnes Foundation to Build $5.8M Addition

What do you do when 93,000 square feet of space just isn’t cutting it anymore? Well, for the Barnes Foundation, the answer is simple: expand. […]

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We Asked Guster: What’s It Like to Play the Philly Half-Marathon?

“Do you see a space blanket on me?” Guster’s Ryan Miller says to the crowd assembled in front of the stage on the Benjamin Franklin […]