Ben Franklin Parkway

Chariot Festival
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Hadas Kuznits
September 28, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Thousands came out to Eakins Oval on Saturday to celebrate a colorful chariot festival, where there was food, yoga, music and colorful clothing for sale.
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Kristen Johanson
September 02, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The bands are packed up and the musicians are back on the road, after thousands descended to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the Made in America concert. The cleanup to restore normalcy to the area had teams working around-the-clock.
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Courtesy of Albert Yee
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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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
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
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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Made in America festival 2018
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
September 02, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Music lovers have taken over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway again Sunday, with tens of thousands of them filtering throughout the weekend for the annual Made in America festival . But not everyone is enjoying those massive crowds. Standing outside St. Francis Xavier...
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Made in America festival preparations are underway.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is buzzing as final preparations are underway for this weekend's Made In America festival. Hundreds of workers are setting up five stages, which will soon be jam-packed with performances by Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Meek...
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