Center City

The Beyond/Hello dispensary is located at 1206 Sansom St. It officially opens Jan. 24.
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John McDevitt
January 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's first medical marijuana dispensary is getting ready to open next week, but the public can find out more about the business Thursday at a free open house event. The dispensary, called Beyond/Hello , will be a place where cannabis products can be matched...
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Nurses at Hahnemann and St. Chris rally in Center City as they enter the new year without a contract
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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...
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Capogiro
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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...
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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 &...
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Christmas Village in LOVE Park
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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...
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Dreamstime
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...
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A SEPTA bus heads westward on Market Street.
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Mike DeNardo
November 09, 2018 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Since late September, police, the Parking Authority and SEPTA have been making a special effort to enforce the "no stopping" laws along Center City sections of Market and Chestnut Streets. Cops wrote about 250 tickets in October versus around 125 in September. The...
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An interfaith group of religious leaders came together for a press conference Tuesday to denounce the mass shooting inside a Pittsburgh synagogue and President Donald Trump's latest attack on undocumented immigrants. They said a prayer of mourning, at Friends Center...
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Wawa at Walnut and Broad streets in Center City, Philadelphia
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Dan Wing
October 23, 2018 - 8:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is recovering after being stabbed outside a Wawa in Center City early Tuesday morning. Philadelphia Police say the 60-year-old victim was stabbed in the shoulder near the corner of Broad and Walnut streets around 2:30 a.m. He was transported to Jefferson...
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David Adelman, center, with the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, cuts the ribbon at the Holocaust Remembrance Foundation opening ceremony.
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Justin Udo
October 22, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Itka Zymuntowicz was just a kid when she was taken from her home in Poland and sent to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. "I barely survived," she said. "I was the only one of my family, but I was determined not to give up." So for Zymuntowicz, attending the...
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