Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process

Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process Local Police District Pre-Approval Required PHILADELPHIA – In an effort to improve customer service for Philadelphia residents, the Streets Department has modified its process for obtaining a Street Event Permit through the Department’s Right of Way Unit. Effective August 1st, all Street Event Applications handled by the … Continue reading Streets Department Implements Change in Block Party Approval Process

2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run Road Closures

A collaboration of Independence Blue Cross and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY Road Closures and Detours Announced For The 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run PHILADELPHIA / May 4, 2018 – The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, operator of the 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run, has announced the following road … Continue reading 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run Road Closures

Road Closures and Parking Information for Villanova University Men’s Basketball NCAA Championship Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The City of Philadelphia will celebrate Villanova University’s 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 with a parade on Market Street starting at 11AM and a rally on Dilworth Park. To ensure the safety of participants and the public, road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented in the … Continue reading Road Closures and Parking Information for Villanova University Men’s Basketball NCAA Championship Celebration

Road Closure and Parking Info for ‘March for Our Lives Philadelphia’

For immediate release: March 22, 2018 Published by: Managing Director’s Office, Office of the Mayor Contact: Ajeenah Amir ajeenah.amir@phila.gov (215) 686-6210  PHILADELPHIA – This Saturday, March 24, the “March for Our Lives Philadelphia” demonstration will take place on Market Street, Front Street and Columbus Blvd. To ensure the safety of participants and the public, road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented near … Continue reading Road Closure and Parking Info for ‘March for Our Lives Philadelphia’

City Announces Road Closures for the 248th St. Patrick’s Day Parade

For immediate release: March 08, 2018 Published by: Managing Director’s Office, Office of the Mayor Contact: Michael Bradley Associationinfo@phillyparade.com Ajeenah Amir ajeenah.amir@phila.gov (215) 686-6210    PHILADELPHIA – Today the City announces road closures, parking restrictions and details for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Observance Association and held on Sunday, March 11, beginning at 11:15AM. This year’s parade … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures for the 248th St. Patrick’s Day Parade

City Releases Information for the Eagles Championship Celebration

For immediate release: February 6, 2018 Published by: Office of the Mayor Contact: Mayor's Office of Communications press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia is proud to honor the 2018 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a parade this Thursday, February 8, starting at 11am, along a route that will stretch from the Lincoln Financial Field stadium complex to the … Continue reading City Releases Information for the Eagles Championship Celebration

City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19

Press Contact Only: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 Mark Wilgus mwilgus@spyrtecom.com 267-432-7065 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19 PHILADELPHIA (November 16 - November 19, 2017) – City of Philadelphia officials would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19

PHILLY HOLIDAY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

City Hall Serves as the Centerpiece of Philadelphia’s Holiday Events, Christmas Village Returns to LOVE Park Philly Holiday Festival // Tree Lighting (2017) from Brandon E. Kamin | Filmmaker on Vimeo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Philadelphia, PA (MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017) – Mayor Jim Kenney today kicked off the holiday season in Philadelphia by announcing details … Continue reading PHILLY HOLIDAY FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT   Philadelphia, October 18, 2017 – The City of Philadelphia released details for 2017 Philly Free Streets, scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 8:00AM-1:00PM.   About Philly Free Streets Philly Free Streets is a people-powered initiative of the … Continue reading CITY OF PHILADELPHIA RELEASES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE 2017 PHILLY FREE STREETS EVENT

The Latest: Philadelphia honors black activist with statue

By Associated Press September 26 at 12:51 PMPHILADELPHIA — The Latest on dedication of a monument for black activist in Philadelphia (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall in Philadelphia to celebrate the unveiling of a monument paying tribute to a 19th-century black activist. The crowd cheered Tuesday as a statue and … Continue reading The Latest: Philadelphia honors black activist with statue