Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art North Entrance reopening
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Mike DeNardo
September 18, 2019 - 1:50 pm
After being closed for decades and repurposed as a loading dock, the North Entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art has been restored and reopened to the public. Take a closer look 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.
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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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Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 6:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art has scrapped its policy of giving free admission to area art school students. Since the 1970s, the museum has given free admission to art students at eight colleges, but that perk is no more. In a statement, the museum said it wasn't...
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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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Benjamin Franklin Parkway with Philadelphia Museum of Art
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
May 16, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign will host a public rally on Eakins Oval in front of the art museum on Saturday, and it's going to result in some road closures. The city has released details. The general admission entry gate to the rally will be on the north side of...
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Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Welcome America July 4 concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Mark Abrams
May 02, 2019 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Academy Award-winning actress and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson and pop/country singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Wawa Welcome America concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Philadelphia Women's March
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Rachel Kurland
January 18, 2019 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third annual Women's March returns to Philadelphia Saturday along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but this year with two separate rallies. The national march has received backlash recently for differing messages of the movement. As a result, the national march will...
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Fred Jennings, 67, holds a placard stating "NEED TO WORK" while gathering with area elected officials and furloughed federal workers at a rally in front of Independence Hall on Jan. 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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January 15, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the government shutdown now in its fourth week, bills are beginning to pile up for many furloughed federal workers. As a way to ease the burden, many local and national companies are displaying a willingness to be flexible, offering payment plans, free admission...
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The lit signs that say "Fairmount Avenue" have officially been turned on in the 1500 and 2500 blocks of the avenue.
Spring Garden Community Development Corporation
Hadas Kuznits
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some radiant renovations are finally taking place on Fairmount Avenue. Patrick Boyle, a board member on the Spring Garden Community Development Corporation, said there's been a lot of buzz around his organization as they've been preparing to light up the street with...
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