Center City District

Outdoor dining tables
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Hadas Kuznits
June 17, 2020 - 7:35 pm
The Center City District this week released the results of a survey asking what it would take to get people to start dining and shopping again as they slowly emerge from coronavirus quarantine. Read more here.
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Artwork on Center City storefronts
Photo by Steve Weinik/Courtesy of Mural Arts of Philadelphia
John McDevitt
May 06, 2020 - 7:41 pm
Some shuttered Center City businesses closed temporarily because of the pandemic get a stylish new look created by local artists. Read more here.
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South Broad Street has seen more parked than moving vehicles since the coronavirus pandemic forced officials to issue stay-at-home orders.
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Pat Loeb
April 26, 2020 - 12:15 pm
Of all the neighborhoods in Philadelphia, Center City has been perhaps the most altered by the stay-at-home order, issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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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.
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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.
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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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