Chinatown

Dancers during CultureFest at Penn Museum.
Courtesy of Penn Museum
Holli Stephens
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Love is in the air this weekend. Spend it with someone you care about and plan it out using The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Philadelphia Mayor Kim Kenney stopped by Ocean Harbor to show solidarity with Chinatown businesses.
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Justin Udo
February 06, 2020 - 3:48 pm
Businesses in Philadelphia's Chinatown neighborhood are working to squash fears people have about contracting the new coronavirus if they go to the area. City officials are working with establishments to help bring commerce back to the community. Read more here.
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The Lion Dance
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Holli Stephens
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Kick of the Year of the Rat with Chinese New Year festivities or more unconventional things to do in Philadelphia. Read the details, only on The KYW To-Do List, here.
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New York Police Department officers investigate the scene of an attack in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in New York.
AP News
October 05, 2019 - 5:42 pm
A homeless man wielding a long metal bar rampaged through New York City's Chinatown early Saturday attacking other homeless people who were sleeping, killing four and leaving a fifth with serious injuries, police said.
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Prince Kunjappan-Joy and Abraham Thomas
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
September 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Police arrested a pair of suspects following a Wednesday night shooting in the Castor section of Northeast Philadelphia that left another man dead.
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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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