Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The tent encampment at Von Colln Field on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway doubles as a protest for homeless rights, but neighbors have raised concerns over sanitation.
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Pat Loeb
July 10, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Philadelphia officials say they have posted a notice of closure at an encampment on Benjamin Franklin Parkway that’s protesting the lack of affordable housing, after weeks of negotiations with the organizers fell apart. Read more here.
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The tent encampment at Von Colln Field on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway doubles as a protest for homeless rights, but neighbors have raised concerns over sanitation.
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Justin Udo
July 05, 2020 - 1:52 pm
A controversial homeless protest and encampment area in Philadelphia is under fire for its activities and sanitary conditions. Read more here.
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Dozens of homeless protesters occupying a small area in Philadelphia have rolled out demands of what they want city officials to do to help better their quality of life.
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Justin Udo
June 17, 2020 - 5:55 pm
Dozens of homeless protesters occupying a small area in Philadelphia have rolled out demands of what they want city officials to do to help better their quality of life. Read more here.
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Leonard and Jonnell Flowers at growing homeless encampment and protest area in Philadelphia
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2020 - 5:19 pm
A protest for homeless rights in Philadelphia has been happening for the past few days, and organizers say they’ll continue to rally for the foreseeable future. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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KYW Staff
June 05, 2020 - 9:02 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Friday announced the office is filing aggravated assault and related charges against Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna for an incident involving a student who was protesting who was struck with a metal baton. Read more here.
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Holocaust Memorial Plaza
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Andrew Kramer
April 20, 2020 - 8:56 pm
Philadelphia’s annual Holocaust memorial ceremony had to be held on Zoom this year due to the coronavirus. But to make up for it, the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation is holding a series of virtual, educational programs all week long. Read more here.
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A general view during the 2017 Women's March in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 17, 2020 - 11:03 am
The fourth annual Women's March on Philadelphia is happening on Saturday, and organizers say this it's just as important as the previous three, if not more so. Read more here.
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International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance
Scott Robbins
Holli Stephens
January 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
Whatever you choose to do this weekend, get started with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend. Listen to our top picks here.
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Traffic can no longer enter the Ben Franklin Parkway from Spring Garden Street. Traffic is being diverted onto Pennsylvania Avenue.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 26, 2019 - 8:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Made in America Festival is the marquee event in Philadelphia for Labor Day Weekend, but it also means street closures days in advance as crews prepare the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Thousands are expected to descend onto the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend. It'...
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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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