Wawa Welcome America

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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Hadas Kuznits
June 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Reading Terminal Market pays homage to summer on Saturday with the second annual Philly Ice Cream Scoop festival. Billed the largest ice cream festival in the country, the day is dedicated to honoring a staple summer snack. "The entire market will be focused on ice...
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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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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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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 13, 2018 - 9:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Ethics has settled with a former city official who used two city funds to buy expensive items and trips for her personal use. Melanie Johnson became city representative under Mayor Michael Nutter, which automatically made her chair of the...
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Philly Ice Cream Scoop
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Hadas Kuznits
June 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's not summer in Philadelphia without a proper ice cream festival. And there's a new event this year included in the city's annual Wawa Welcome America celebration. The Philly Ice Cream Scoop takes place Saturday, June 30 at Reading Terminal Market: "We're bringing...
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Wawa Welcome America Concert Parkway
Wawa Welcome America
Lauren Lipton
June 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the many events during this year's Wawa Welcome America celebration happens this Saturday, June 30, and it's something new. "This year, we are very excited because at the Pennsylvania Convention Center we are going to have a community festival, and so anyone...
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The Bourse
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Hadas Kuznits
June 22, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- After nearly a year of construction, the Bourse is getting ready to announce their re-opening date. But first, a beer garden, a job fair and a block party! Bourse Marketplace manager Kelly Duffy says your first glimpse of Old City's newly renovated Bourse will be...
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Todd Ellison
Philly POPS
Steve Tawa
June 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Next year at this time, the Philly POPS will be bringing in a new conductor, Todd Ellison, to lead the ensemble in American popular music. In a mutual decision, current Music Director Michael Krajewski will conclude his six-year tenure next spring. He's a pianist with...
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The 2018 Wawa Welcome America lineup has been unveiled.
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Andrew Kramer
May 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Wawa Welcome America is Philadelphia's largest annual citywide event. We learned last month that rapper Pitbull will be headlining the July 4th concert on the Parkway . And on Monday, the party got started early as the rest of the 2018 lineup was unveiled at the...
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