Center City

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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Hadas Kuznits
November 17, 2018 - 11:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This was opening weekend for the Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market at City Hall and the Christmas Village in LOVE Park. About two million people are expected to pass through LOVE Park's Christmas Village and City Hall's Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market this...
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Kimberly Adams
November 10, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- People living with AIDS celebrated their survival and resilience with family and friends Saturday in Center City. "I just felt like this diseased pariah," said HIV survivor Gregg Cassin. He was telling a crowd of people how he felt receiving his diagnosis more than...
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Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
November 10, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It might not yet be winter, but folks have started ice skating at City Hall. The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at City Hall has officially opened for the season and it had already attracted a lot of skaters on its first day. "It's making me feel like the season is...
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A SEPTA bus heads westward on Market Street.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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 | KYW Newsradio
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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