Center City

Man suspected of Allen Iverson backpack theft.
Philadelphia Police Department
Tim Jimenez
January 28, 2020 - 7:12 am
Police are looking for a suspect who they say stole Allen Iverson's backpack from a Center City hotel with half a million dollars worth of jewelry in it. Read more.
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Top Chef Quickfire
Kyle Huff
Hadas Kuznits
January 24, 2020 - 5:00 am
A new fast-casual restaurant is catering to fans of the Bravo reality food competition, based on the show’s “Quickfire” challenges. Top Chef Quickfire is now open in the Comcast Center Concourse. Listen to more on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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Brennon Jones gives a free haircut in Center City, on the median at Broad and Walnut Streets.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2020 - 5:46 pm
A local barber is helping the homeless, one haircut at a time, and a popular Philadelphia wedding photo spot is where he set up shop. Read more here.
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The opening of a new Wawa in Center City.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
January 10, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Will Wawa customers go for a takeout window? Or is the door-holding custom too strong of a pull to enter the actual store? A new outlet in Center City will answer that question. 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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Center City Restaurant Week
Courtesy of Center City Restaurant Week
Holli Stephens
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s been a mild January so far, so let’s soak in the overcast sun while we have the chance. Plan your weekend with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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A young student walks home from school.
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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2020 - 11:52 am
The city is looking to hire school crossing guards. Philadelphia police officials say they have have several empty crossing guard positions throughout the city. Read more here and find out how to apply.
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Walgreens
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
December 27, 2019 - 2:59 pm
A loss prevention officer at a Center City Walgreens was stabbed Friday morning after getting into an altercation with a suspected shoplifter. Read more here.
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Menorah in Old City.
Courtesy of Historic Philadelphia
Holli Stephens
December 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
It’s officially time for the Festival of Lights — and a few other light shows across town. For all the holiday festivities — and aggressively non-holiday festivities — check out The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Holli Stephens
December 13, 2019 - 5:30 am
Regardless of the weather forecast this weekend, there will be ice. From hand-carved ice sculptures in Fishtown, to Christmas “spirits” being shared at an Old City bar crawl, and a pajama party in the park with Saint Nick, there’s all that and more to do in Philly this weekend. Read The KYW To-Do...
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