Wawa Welcome America

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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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May 21, 2018 - 1:49 pm
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Dec 09, 2016; Hollywood, FL, USA; Pitbull performs at Hard Rock Live.
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Ian Bush
April 09, 2018 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia will feel some Miami heat this Fourth of July. The Wawa Welcome America concert has been announced, and Pitbull is bringing his Grammy-winning rap game to the Ben Franklin Parkway in celebration of Independence Day. Mr. 305 / Mr. Worldwide comes to the...
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