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Mayor Kenney Ducks Cataldi Question About The Roots and July 4th

Philly’s July 4th celebration will feature an homage to the “Philadelphia Sound” of legendary producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Mayor Jim Kenney said in […]

City Life

No Roots on July 4th?

Say it ain’t so, Questo. The Roots won’t be headlining the Wawa Welcome America! Festival on July 4th, according to this report from Billy Penn. […]

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Property’s Photo of the Week: Authentic Fourth of July Block Parties

Nothing beats a South Philly block party. A photo posted by John Cruice (@cruicej) on Jun 13, 2015 at 3:36pm PDT It’s finally here. While […]


And A Few More Italian Themed Fourth of July Meals In Case You Still Need Plans

There’s a lot of food stuff for this holiday. Free lobster tacos? Check. Shake Shack cornucopia of goodness? On the list. Lobster bake? You betcha. Free […]


The Long Weekend Shopping Guide: 25 Must-Shop Fourth of July Sales

Happy Fourth of July weekend! In between backyard barbecues at the Shore and fireworks on the Parkway, we suggest carving out out some time to browse the […]


5 Ultra-Stylish Ways to Wear a Bandana on July Fourth

During Fourth of July weekend, expect to see a parade of distressed denim cut-offs, red crop tops and white jeans. For a less literal outfit this Independence Day, consider […]


Blackfish Is Doing A 4th Of July Lobster Bake

Yeah, yeah. There are a LOT of restaurants out there doing special events for the 4th of July. But how many of them involve full-on […]

Things to Do

The Stories Behind 5 Philly-Area Landmarks on Coins

Philadelphia will always hold a special place in United States coinage history. After all, the nation’s main minting facility is located in the heart of […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing Two Free Concerts This Summer

For the fifteenth year in a row Philadelphians can witness live performances by a world-renowned ensemble for free. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs two shows this […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Wawa Welcome America

It’s no secret that Philadelphia goes all out for Independence Day, with the City’s main celebrations manifesting in the form of Wawa Welcome America. The annual program comprises a whole […]

City Life

Philadelphia Has Officially Ruined the Fourth of July

On a too-humid day late in May, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter, a Wawa bigwig, various other city officials and the media, including us, gathered in […]

Be Well Philly

Do Yoga Outside of Independence Hall to Celebrate Fourth of July

UPDATE 6/25: Due to permit issues, the location of the event has been changed. You can keep up with where you’ll find Keli on July 4th […]

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Catch a Fireworks Show Before Fourth of July Weekend [UPDATED]

UPDATED: The U.S. Army Band performance has been cancelled, and the fireworks show has been postponed to Sunday, June 28th at 9:15 pm. Firework fanatics […]

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Philadelphia’s 4th of July Concert Will Star The Roots and Miguel

On Tuesday at the African American Museum, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that the performers for Philadelphia’s 4th of July concert on the Parkway will […]