Ben Franklin Parkway

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John McDevitt
July 18, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's back! The pop-up park will take up space along a section of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the next four weeks, with even more family-friendly programming this summer. Kicking off @TheOvalPHL 2019 preview. Even more free fun & activities return to the Oval...
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The 2019 Wawa Welcome America concert
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Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2019 - 9:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Friday morning, you might not have realized that there were thousands of people there the night before enjoying the holiday concert and fireworks. The Wawa Welcome America concert crowd left tons of trash, but Philadelphia...
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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2019 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The sun and heat didn’t keep people from gathering along the Ben Franklin Parkway for the annual Fourth of July celebration. Vendors lined the parkway with carnival games, food, gifts and drinks. But one of the more popular places was the cooling stations with fans...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It might be the middle of May but Fourth of July excitement was building today as Welcome America unveiled some their upcoming plans at the Independence Visitor's Center. "Six days, 53 programs, three fireworks (shows), eight tons of hoagies, 100% free," said Wawa...
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2019 - 11:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Game one of the Philadelphia 76ers’ second round playoff series in Toronto was a rough one to watch, the Sixers lost . However, 76ers fans in Center City still seemed to have a good time Saturday night during a special watch party at LOVE Park of all places. "It's...
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new mobile app transforms concrete physical sites into living museums by brining to past to life. The first United States site for the app is along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Created by the USC Shoah Foundation, IWalk guides visitors through the Horwitz-Wasserman...
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John McDevitt
April 12, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The comic book world comes to life at a new exhibit, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, at the Franklin Institute. This is the east coast primer of the show. It's about 15,000 square feet of exhibit space, featuring things like costumes from Black Panther and Captain...
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Women's March on Philadelphia
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Hadas Kuznits
January 19, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands of people marched for equality Saturday at the third annual Women's March on Philadelphia. Women’s March on Philadelphia @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com/3NIpnSe42k — Hadas Kuznits (@hadaskuznits) January 19, 2019 Despite internal turmoil, and controversies...
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The bronze and granite statue of George Washington on horse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Shara Dae Howard
January 01, 2019 - 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man was rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after impaling himself on a statue along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Just before 4 p.m. at Eakins Oval, police say the man climbed onto one of the statues, slipped, and impaled himself on the statue. The man was...
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Barnes Foundation
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Justin Udo
October 05, 2018 - 7:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a party next to the Ben Franklin Parkway, as one of Philadelphia's more popular institutions hosts a block party with a unique twist. People will be able to see a mural like they never have before. Food trucks, a pop-up beer garden, and even a live art exhibit...
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