Center City

Nurses at Hahnemann and St. Chris rally in Center City as they enter the new year without a contract
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nurses at two Philadelphia hospitals rallied this morning as they enter the new year without a contract. Nurses marched outside Hahnemann University Hospital on Thursday, chanting, carrying signs and demanding what they say are safe nurse to patient ratios at the...
Read More
Kimberly Adams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
December 30, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was sneak peak of the fanciest Mummers costumes and dance moves inside the convention center Sunday as the annual MummersFest got underway. Brigades twisted, twirled and turned as they warmed up for the big New Year's Day celebration. Mummers previewed routines ....
Read More
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
December 15, 2018 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Grinch was in town Saturday posing for pictures to help raise money for an area animal refuge. In Old City, the Grinch stopped by The Bourse dressed in his Santa hat and coat, posing with children and adults like Chris Butts, of Cherry Hill. "You know I always...
Read More
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The popular gelato store Capogiro Gelato, which received worldwide accolades and was part of the Midtown Village renaissance, will be closing all its stores midnight on Sunday. The news of the closures came Friday morning. With a heavy heart we say goodbye to the...
Read More
Christina Carlin-Kraft
Facebook/Andrew Kramer I KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
December 07, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A May trial date is set for the man accused of killing a former Playboy model inside her Ardmore Condo in August. Thirty-one-year-old Jonathan Harris waived the reading of the charges Friday as he entered a not guilty plea, declining comment as he was led shackled...
Read More
Andrew Kramer
November 26, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City is going to have an extra glow to it this holiday season thanks to a new attraction that was unveiled Monday night at Christmas Village. "We just lit up 'The Present' in LOVE Park which is a 27-foot sculpture of a present," said Philadelphia Parks &...
Read More
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
November 23, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mother Nature hasn’t been generous to Black Friday bargain hunters, especially the ones who are doing their shopping outdoors in these chilly conditions at Philadelphia’s Christmas Village. Despite some pretty cold temperatures outside, shoppers are still out in full...
Read More
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
November 23, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Santa Claus traded in his reindeer for a SEPTA El train Friday to make his way to Center City to greet holiday shoppers. Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Buddy the Elf all arrived at the 15th street stop and made their up the stairs to City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza, where Jolly...
Read More
Christmas Village in LOVE Park
KYW Newsradio, file
Rachel Kurland
November 21, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the beginning of the holiday season comes an age-old tradition: a symphony of car horns blasting while sitting in monstrous holiday traffic. To hopefully ease the congestion of holiday shoppers this season, Visit Philadelphia and Phlash are launched the Philly...
Read More
Rachel Kurland
November 19, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As holiday shopping encompasses every weekend from now until 2019, you'll have one less thing to worry about as you're driving around town. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that meter and kiosk parking will be free citywide every Saturday after 11 a.m...
Read More