Center City

Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
August 19, 2018 - 6:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia Union support group hosted a fundraising event for refugee animals at a popular Center City sports bar with a special guest bartender. Union defender Keegan Rosenberry joined the Sons of Ben at the Field House Sunday to help animals in need. "Ya know I...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 18, 2018 - 9:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- "I do" echoed all throughout Philadelphia Saturday. That's because there were tons of weddings held, not just in the city, but throughout the country. In fact, one study suggests there are more weddings on 8-18-18 than any other day of the year. READ: 8-18-18: The...
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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hotels in Center City are more popular than ever, and record numbers are leading to increased rates. From January through June, hotels in Center City booked more than 1.7 million rooms. "It's a really big indication that Philadelphia is the place to be," said Lauren...
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Ian Bush
August 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two largest local banks are becoming one: Wilmington's WSFS Bank is buying Center City-based Beneficial Bank in a $1.5 billion deal. The new WSFS will have assets around $13 billion — big enough, company officials say, to "compete with larger regional and national...
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Crews work to re-establish electrical power at and around City Hall.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
August 08, 2018 - 10:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials report that City Hall is open on Wednesday, Aug. 8, for normal business hours. All city offices and courts are open. The building is operating on temporary generators supplied by PECO following an unexpected power outage on Tuesday. The district...
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Iron Hill Brewery is getting ready to open its first Philadelphia location in Center City
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
August 04, 2018 - 11:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Iron Hill Brewery is getting ready to open its first Philadelphia location in Center City in September. The new restaurant will be Iron Hill's 15th location, on Market Street between 11th and 12th streets. The beer tanks are in. The kitchen is being assembled. John...
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water main break damage
Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
July 30, 2018 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Water Department is providing more guidance to Midtown Village business owners on the repairs to the water main and streets around the massive July 3 water main break that flooded the heart of Center City. Contracts are going out to bid this week for...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
July 28, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - As Philly Free Streets draws closer the city announced the popular annual event will be getting some new additions For the first time, Philly Free Streets will be taking over a stretch of four miles along Broad Street. Originally it was supposed to be between City...
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Broad and Walnuts streets
Urban Engineers
Pat Loeb
July 25, 2018 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The next time you stroll along South Broad Street, you'll notice some changes. The city is revamping four big intersections in an effort to reduce traffic deaths and make the street friendlier for bikers and pedestrians. Broad and Chestnut streets is one of the...
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Photo Credit: Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2018 - 9:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders who use trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 35 will want to find an alternative for the next nine days. Those routes will be diverted to the 40th and Market Street station on the Market-Frankford Line so that a massive work project can be done on the tunnel...
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