Center City

Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Starbucks
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John McDevitt
October 30, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The former regional manager of the Center City Starbucks, where two black men were arrested last year for sitting inside the store, is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people. Read more here.
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Doctor holding sign that says eating disorder.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm
A new Center City facility focused on treating eating disorders opens Thursday at 15th and Walnut streets.
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Paul Kurtz
October 16, 2019 - 2:13 pm
The Philadelphia Police Department has placed extra officers on some streets to keep an eye on students who have been running roughshod over merchants since the school year began.
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PPA kiosk
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Mike Dougherty
October 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
The PPA officially began installing new kiosks Tuesday morning along Arch Street. Soon, every outdated meter in Center City will be replaced. Read more here.
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PPA kiosks
Philadelphia Parking Authority
Paul Kurtz
October 08, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Philadelphia Parking Authority will roll out its next generation of parking meter kiosks next week, featuring a new pay-by-plate system. Read more here.
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TreePhilly
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John McDevitt
September 27, 2019 - 3:56 pm
In an effort to increase the tree canopy in Philadelphia neighborhoods, the city is giving away trees at nearly two dozen giveaway events across the city this fall. Read more here.
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32BJ SEIU service workers rally
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Hadas Kuznits
September 26, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia service employees from the labor union 32BJ SEIU took to the streets Thursday afternoon to demand a fair contract. Read more here.
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Evil Genius
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Holli Stephens
September 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. From free events to food fests, read more here for everything happening in and around the city.
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developer Craig Grossman
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Hadas Kuznits
September 12, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Developer Craig Grossman says he hoped the opening of Triple Bottom Brewing on Spring Garden Street marks the start of a cascade of new businesses expected to open there over the course of the next year.
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