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Dan Wing
May 23, 2019 - 8:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are searching for two men who robbed a couple before stealing their car in Center City early Thursday morning. Police say a 72-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman were packing up the car outside of their home on South Camac Street in the...
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Rittenhouse Row executive director Corie Moskow.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —Parts of Rittenhouse may have been blocked off, but that didn’t stop crowds of people from attending the annual spring festival Saturday. For many people at Rittenhouse Square the official festival season begins with the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival. "We've been...
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Kevin Wright
May 10, 2019 - 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A sinkhole leaves a busy Center City block shutdown and a SEPTA bus going nowhere fast. At around 5 p.m. Friday the Chestnut Street roadway opened up beneath the rear wheel of SETPA’s route 42 bus. Thankfully, SEPTA says, no one was reported injured in the incident...
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2019 - 11:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Game one of the Philadelphia 76ers’ second round playoff series in Toronto was a rough one to watch, the Sixers lost . However, 76ers fans in Center City still seemed to have a good time Saturday night during a special watch party at LOVE Park of all places. "It's...
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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Young adult prom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Center City
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Andrew Kramer
April 12, 2019 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of young adults Thursday got to enjoy the prom night they never thought they'd get to experience. For these people, who left high school before graduation, it was a celebration of them trying to better their lives. Like the 100 or so guests at this young adult...
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Pat Loeb
April 09, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia tourism had another banner year in 2018. Figures released Tuesday show the city set a record for hotel occupancy. The Convention and Visitors Bureau annual report shows a hotel occupancy rate of almost 80 percent — the highest ever reported. "Philadelphia...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What’s red, white and filled with brotherly love – that’s right Philly Wine Week is back! Founding Philly Wine Week Board Member Jill Weber says the fun with begin with their annual opening corks kickoff Sunday night. Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio "So everybody fills...
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Schuylkill River Trail
Dan Wing
March 30, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A grant has been obtained to help complete a portion of the Schuylkill River Trail that's seen as one of the hardest areas to tackle due to the terrain and industrial activity. State Rep. Jordan Harris announced the nearly $1.5 million state grant, which will be used...
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Pat Loeb
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia city officials, last week, unveiled the partial restoration of the LOVE Park visitors center, affectionately known as the Flying Saucer. "1..2..3, oh look at that, it's beautiful," said Philadelphia Parks & Recreation commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell...
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