Chinatown

Brad Millers bamboo in the Phillies clubhouse
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Paul Kurtz
June 26, 2019 - 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies clubhouse may turn into a bamboo forest if they keep up their winning ways. The team's new good-luck charm is a reminder that superstition and baseball go hand in glove. Scott Kingery says he's quick to change his wardrobe, and hopefully his mojo, if he...
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Chinatown
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Kristen Johanson
June 11, 2019 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For about the 10th time since Brett Berdini was attacked by a mob of people in Chinatown and stabbed to death, his family sat through another day in court — this time, to hear three of the defendants waive their preliminary hearings. Victor Yan, 26, has been charged...
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Chinatown
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Mark Abrams
April 23, 2019 - 5:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for the fatal stabbing of a Cherry Hill man in Chinatown in October 2018 has been arrested Tuesday in Southwest Philadelphia by federal marshals and homicide detectives. Police officers said they received information that 26-year-old Victor Yan was hiding...
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Chinatown
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Kristen Johanson
April 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city judge has upheld murder charges against some of the nearly dozen people accused of brutally attacking a South Jersey man and his girlfriend in Chinatown last fall. During the preliminary hearing, prosecutors showed surveillance video from different angles of...
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Imperial Inn co-owner Tom So.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of Chinatown's oldest dim sum restaurants will be closing its doors for the last time on Sunday. Tom So, one of the four Imperial Inn owners, says Sunday lunch service will be there last after 45 years. "We are the second generation," So explains. "But the third...
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Thousands showed up for a massive party in the streets Thursday for the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation's 8th annual Chinatown Night Market.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 19, 2018 - 8:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands showed up for a massive party in the streets Thursday for the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation's 8th annual Chinatown Night Market. The chilly night featured outdoor karaoke. Just steps away was a stage with live dance performances. And...
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Chinatown
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Kristen Johanson
October 14, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Philadelphia police are investigating the stabbing of a man in the city's Chinatown neighborhood. Investigators say a 28-year-old man was leaving a bar located at 10th and Race with his girlfriend around 2 a.m. on Sunday when a group of people attacked him. The victim was stabbed twice and taken to...
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Unique Philly Book Cover
Irene Levy Baker
Lauren Lipton
September 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Irene Levy Baker's last book was "100 things to do in Philadelphia before you die." Now, assuming you're still alive and you like to eat, her newest book is "Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia." Irene Levy Baker "It includes the stories behind them, romances,...
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Philadelphia skyline
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 12, 2018 - 12:13 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I'm not a big fan of drawing the short straw for "designated driver" and the last thing I want to do after a night on the town or at a country hideaway is get in the car and drive an hour or more to go home. The alternative? Plan to stay overnight. It...
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Shara Dae Howard
April 30, 2018 - 11:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This is the third year Franklin Square Park has been the home of the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival and the city has never been brighter. Spectators gathered to watch the annual month long spectacle of lights kick off Monday. Phila Chinese Lantern Festival...
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