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Mary J. Blige Will Headline Philly’s 4th of July

After a few years of 4th of July concerts and fireworks that ranged from unforgivable (hello, Nicki Minaj) to just plain chaotic (hello, last year), […]

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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2016

Now that the last shreds of wrapping paper have been vacuumed up and the good dishes are finally put away, we revisit our time-honored tradition […]

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Head of Philly’s 4th of July Explains What the Hell Happened Last Night

Another Fourth of July in Philadelphia means one thing: Another laundry list of complaints about the party on the Parkway. While the past couple of years […]

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19 (Mostly Patriotic) Things That Also Happened on the Fourth of July

Did you know that John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe — the second, third and fifth U.S. presidents — all died on the Fourth of July, the […]

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One of Us: Kenny Gamble

My name is … Kenny Gamble, although sometimes people call me Mr. Huff. I was born … at Philadelphia General Hospital in 1943, and grew […]

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21 Things to Do on July 4th Weekend

Friday, July 1 Movies Under the Stars and Stripes @ Betsy Ross House The Betsy Ross House screens 1959 sci-fi horror flick The Hideous Sun […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS July 4th Holiday Weekend at The Woods Campground The Woods Campground, 3500 Forest Street, Lehighton, PA; over 21. A weekend of LGBTQ-friendly activities […]


July 4th Weekend Clambake at The Olde Bar

Set on staying in the city this weekend? Here’s an event to keep you busy this holiday weekend. Sunday, July, 3rd from 2 to 6 PM, The Olde […]

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Philly Has Had Some Truly Terrible 4th of July Concerts

On the 4th of July, classic soul enthusiast Leon Bridges will be in Philadelphia to headline the big concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Bridges […]

SEPTA Fourth of July Service
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SEPTA Adding Fourth of July Service

SEPTA will run extra service on the Fourth of July for the Wawa Welcome America celebration. For SEPTA Fourth of July Service, all Regional Rail, bus, […]


Spend the Fourth at SkyGarten

  If you’re still looking for Fourth of July plans (and don’t want to sit in hours of shore traffic), the world’s tallest beer garden […]

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Broadway’s Allison Blackwell Comes Home to Sing With the Philly POPS

Allison Blackwell doesn’t find herself in Philadelphia very often anymore. The Montgomery County native has been in New York for more than a decade, performing […]

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16 Drool-Worthy Food and Drink Recipes for a Healthier Fourth of July Cookout

Fourth of July is a wonderful time to invite friends and family over to lounge and catch up over food and fireworks. If you have […]

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July 4th Fireworks in and Around Philadelphia

Wherever you are in the Philadelphia area this July 4th holiday weekend, we’ve picked out a spectacular fireworks display to help you celebrate America’s 240th […]

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Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. to Headline 4th of July Concert

The 4th of July concert is going to have an all-Philadelphia feel this year. Two headliners for the annual 4th of July concert on the […]