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Prepare for a Ton of Road Closures in Philly This Weekend

Driving in Philly this weekend might be a bit hectic (more than usual, at least). A number of festivals, parades and runs will shut down various […]

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Here Are the Wawa Welcome America Road Closures

Philly has released a list of road closures for the 2017 Wawa Welcome America festival – and it’s quite extensive. The six-day festival, which kicks off […]


2017 Made in America Lineup: Jay Z, J. Cole, Solange and More

The 2017 Made in America lineup has been announced – and Jay Z and J. Cole will headline the three-day event. The list is full […]

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Charter School Claims It Can’t Operate During the NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft Experience is bringing Philly a slew of street closures and parking restrictions – and apparently it’s prompting a school closure as well. […]


Prepare for Travel Madness on the Parkway This Week

We told you to start planning for the 2017 NFL Draft Experience earlier this month – and hopefully you paid attention. The biggest – and worst […]


Yes, That Was Bill Clinton at Made in America

A thrilled Bill Clinton meandered around the Made in America festival grounds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, stopping to chat and take photos […]

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It Looks Like the NFL Draft Will Be in Philly Next Year

Per several reports, it seems like the NFL Draft will be in Philadelphia in 2017. In early July, Wendy Ruderman quoted Bob Brady saying it […]


What You’ll Be Eating at Pope Fest

Our intrepid reporter HughE Dillon was on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway while preparations continue to be made for the Pope’s visit this weekend. Along the […]


Beyoncé to Headline Made in America Festival

Beyoncé will headline one night of the fourth-annual Made in America Festival. R&B artist The Weeknd will headline the other. It is Beyoncé’s second time […]


Glowing Pedicab Sculptures to Hit the Parkway in 2016

It was announced this week that 50 local artists and cultural organizations will receive a total of $9.6 million in grants from the Pew Center […]


Eakins Oval Kicks Off With a Giant Light-Up Exhibit

Philly loves a pop-up experience, and starting May 30th, there will be one of glowing proportions invading Eakins Oval, as “Future Sensations,” a massive art installation, […]


Throwback Thursdays: 1983 Restaurant Festival

Night Market is a recent phenomena in Philadelphia but it isn’t the first food festival the city has ever seen. As this photo from 1983 demonstrates, […]

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Heller: “If You’re Going to Hire Gehry, Let’s Do Gehry”

Greg Heller, author of Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics and the Building of Modern Philadelphia, knows something about the planning and evolution of Philadelphia’s Parkway. Aside […]


Morning Headlines: Inga Saffron’s Take on Building Plan Behind Rodin

An apartment building has been proposed for the narrow space behind the Rodin Museum, and you can bet the Inquirer’s Inga Saffron has feelings about […]


Financing Secured for Rodin Square Apartments

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that the 293-unit apartment building to be part of the planned Rodin Square complex has received a $20 million loan to […]