Center City

Añejo in Northern Liberties
Society Hill Films
Hadas Kuznits
August 07, 2020 - 6:30 am
While so many restaurants are struggling to maintain business during the coronavirus pandemic, two new restaurants and a pop-up are opening in Philadelphia. Listen to the full story on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Six people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing Pennsylvania state trooper cars along Vine Street during the night of unrest, vandalism and looting in Center City back in May. Read more here.
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The Mütter Museum in Center City
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Shara Dae Howard
July 20, 2020 - 6:55 pm
With new COVID-19 safeguards in mind, the Mütter Museum in Center City reopens. Read more here.
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Mural Arts
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John McDevitt
July 15, 2020 - 2:22 pm
With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, Mural Arts Philadelphia’s popular walking tour returns to Center City this weekend. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department
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Kristen Johanson
June 30, 2020 - 6:26 pm
Philadelphia police have pushed out a trio of surveillance videos from the night of looting and rioting in the city a month ago, where suspects can be seen on camera lighting fires inside businesses. Authorities are hoping the public can help identify the arsonists. Read more here.
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KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
June 23, 2020 - 8:02 pm
Although the coronavirus did not have a huge impact on the PPA’s revenue, it will provide about $2 million less to the School District of Philadelphia this year compared to last year. And, ticketing is reportedly high as the PPA phases in parking enforcement again. Read more here.
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Jerry Rice and his homemade dessert
Courtesy of Jerry Rice
Antionette Lee
June 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
There’s much to love about Jerry Rice. Not to be confused with the Hall-of-Famer football legend, this Rice is more well-known for his big personality and lavish homemade desserts. Read more here.
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KYW Newsradio, file
Tim Jimenez
June 08, 2020 - 7:42 am
The Philadelphia Parking Authority officially re-enforced parking meters Monday — then extended free parking for another week. Read more here.
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People boarding the Market Frankford Line.
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Mark Abrams
June 02, 2020 - 11:06 am
SEPTA service resumed Tuesday morning in Center City after bringing it to a stop Monday afternoon because of ongoing demonstrations over the death of George Floyd. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony Williams speaking with faith-based leaders
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Justin Udo
June 01, 2020 - 3:25 pm
At least a dozen faith-based leaders and elected officials in Philadelphia are banding together to help Philadelphia clean up after a weekend of protests and riots. Read more here.
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