Center City

Center City Water Main Break
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Businesses near Tuesday's massive Center City water main break are re-opening, while utility crews continue the long job of repairing the huge hole in the street. Near Juniper and Sansom streets, electricity, water and gas services are mostly restored, as crews assess...
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water main break damage
Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
July 04, 2018 - 9:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several businesses are still without water as the work continues on this Fourth of July holiday at the site of Tuesday's water main break in Center City. The massive hole at Sansom and Juniper streets seems to have doubled in size in a day. The cause of the water main...
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A muddy mess left behind at the site of a water mean break in Center City Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
July 03, 2018 - 6:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big cleanup is underway in Center City Philadelphia after a water main burst early Tuesday morning and turned Walnut Street east of Broad Street into a river. The breakage caused the streets to flood. And after crews contained the problem and waters receded, a muddy...
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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
July 01, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds wrapped up the pre-holiday weekend with a free Gospel Concert on Independence Mall Sunday night. The show was headlined by a group of ministers known as the Four Tenors, and featured a choir with representation from more than 40 churches and worship centers...
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Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
June 23, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hosted a day of free family fun revolving around the organ. Saturday the Kimmel Center held its eighth annual Organ day. “We celebrate all the different sounds of the Fred J Cooper memorial Oregon which is a 7000 pipe organ...
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Stop lights specifically for bicyclists are being implemented throughout the city.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 18, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In Center City, you may notice some streets now have bike lanes right next to sidewalks, with parked cars acting as a buffer. "That provides a physical separation between the bicyclist who's using that roadway and motor vehicle users," explained Sarah Clark Stuart,...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivor Aalayah Eastmond is shown with her mother.
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
June 18, 2018 - 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting is addressing gun violence at Freire Charter School in Center City Philadelphia. Aalayah Eastmond is a rising senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and a survivor of that mass shooting on Feb. 14...
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Justin Udo
June 10, 2018 - 10:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio) -- Officials in Philadelphia are looking educate the public about a long forgotten historic site. Until about a decade ago, a graveyard used in the 19th century, in the Queen Village section of city, was made into an area for the community. “The recreation center...
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Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 10, 2018 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a ribbon of rainbow along Market Street in Center City Sunday as hundreds showed up for the annual LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. This year marks three decades of celebrating gay rights in Philadelphia. Brightly colored floats, decorated with balloons,...
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