Center City

Crews are on the scene after a sinkhole forms in Center City.
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Justin Udo
January 21, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A sink hole in Center City leaves crews investigating just what happened, and motorists looking to find a different route in a highly trafficked area. Intersection of 20th and Chestnut closed until further notice due to a sinkhole. Follow posted detours. — Traffic on...
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John McDevitt
January 19, 2019 - 8:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Center City restaurant and bar held a beer based fundraiser for the victims of the Northern California wildfires. A special guest from a well-known California Brewery flew in for the event. A special 3 liter bottle of Sierra Nevada "Celebration Ale" was auctioned...
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An open house was held Thursday at Center City Philadelphia's first medical marijuana dispensary set to open next week.
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John McDevitt
January 17, 2019 - 7:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An open house was held Thursday at Center City's first medical marijuana dispensary set to open next week. Hundreds were in attendance collecting information about medical cannabis from experts and vendors. Eric Altman, 26, of Morrisville, suffers from Post-Traumatic...
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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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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 ....
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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...
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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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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...
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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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