Center City District

A meal at Veda in Center City
Ian Shiver
Hadas Kuznits
January 10, 2020 - 5:45 am
Not sure where to start when Center City District’s Restaurant Week returns on Sunday? The pros have some advice for the best approach to eating your way through Center City. Listen to more on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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The Christmas festival around Philadelphia City Hall.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
December 27, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Melissa Ramos has been to Christmas Village many times but she says there's always a reason to come back. Read more here.
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Shopping bags
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John McDevitt
November 29, 2019 - 3:42 pm
On this Black Friday, Center City District officials say the retail scene has continued to expand, creating more than $1 billion in retail demand annually. Read more here.
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Fall festivities at Dilworth Park.
Courtesy of Center City District
Lauren Lipton
October 06, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The summer fun might be over at Dilworth Park, but the fall and winter festivities are just getting started.
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People sitting outdoors at a restaurant in Philadelphia.
Courtesy of Center City District
Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
A new survey of outdoor seating in downtown Philadelphia reflects the growth that's happening in Center City.
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
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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Another Starbucks controversy is brewing, but this time it's because of a kiosk being built in Dilworth Park, outside of City Hall.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
March 11, 2019 - 9:44 pm
Updated: 3/13/19 1:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Starbucks controversy is brewing and this time, it's because of a kiosk being built in Dilworth Park outside of Philadelphia City Hall. The Starbucks kiosk is being built in the southwest corner of Dilworth Park just outside of City...
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New housing in Old City is filling in the gaps around the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Peter Tobia/Center City District
Steve Tawa
February 19, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've noticed a lot of cranes and construction crews around Center City, it's because more new housing went up in 2018 than any other year, since the Center City District began tracking the market nearly 20 years ago. The residential downtown boom is driven by...
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Restaurant Week at Oyster House
Steve Legato/Center City District
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2019 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's that time of year again for hungry foodies: Center City District Restaurant Week . It happens twice a year — once in the winter and once in the fall — and lasts more than a week, unlike the name suggests. This season, Restaurant Week takes place from Jan. 13 to...
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Photos and messages of formerly homeless people will appear in ads posted on 70 transit shelters throughout Center City, as part of Project HOME and Center City District's new homeless outreach campaign.
Center City District
Paul Kurtz
December 18, 2018 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — LaToya Singleton is one of five formerly homeless people who are about to become Philly famous. Their photos and messages of hope will appear in ads posted on 70 transit shelters 70 transit shelters throughout Center City, as part of Project HOME and Center City...
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