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the secret location of 2018 Diner en Blanc was Dilworth Park and Thomas Paine Plaza.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 17, 2018 - 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When you hear Dilworth Park you may think fountains or ice skating. Thomas Paine Plaza is often associated with the Frank Rizzo statue and oversized board game pieces. But Thursday night both spots transformed into a massive dining space for over 5,000 people decked...
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Chief Administrative Officer Christine Derenick-Lopez explains the City of Philadelphia government website redesign.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some 35,000 people a day use the Philadelphia city government website, and beginning Tuesday, they'll see a new homepage that officials promise will be easier to navigate and offer more information. The redesign, according to Chief Administrative Officer Christine...
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The view southward down North Broad Street from Huntingdon Street.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly Free Streets returns for its third year on Saturday with a full day of activities. The location this year is along North Broad Street from City Hall all the way to Germantown Avenue. (An outpouring of community support recently extended the route a block...
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Make Art Philly
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 18, 2018 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids from throughout the city were invited to participate in a fun-filled day of arts and crafts in the courtyard at City Hall. During the third annual Make Art Philly , artists from more than a dozen disciplines came to help make it a memorable day for the kids...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart and Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
July 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said she will audit the Philadelphia Parking Authority, fulfilling a campaign promise. It will be the first city audit of the agency in nine years. Rhynhart said she is going to look at the expenses of the on-street parking operations...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2018 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials have formally charged the man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on a southbound Broad Street Line platform. RELATED: Suspect in custody for sex assault of teen at City Hall SEPTA station David Smith now faces more than a dozen charges...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
July 04, 2018 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities believe they have captured the man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on a SEPTA platform. Officials said SEPTA police arrested a man on Wednesday night at the 69th Street station who fit the description of the suspect and was found in illegal...
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Philadelphia police confront and contain a group of people protesting outside of ICE offices.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 03, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have blocked the street where protesters are encamped outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at Eighth and Cherry streets. Commissioner Richard Ross spoke to protesters on Monday night and asked them to move, which they refused...
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From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town hoping to abolish ICE once and for all.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
July 02, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From City Hall to Philadelphia's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, hundreds marched through town Monday hoping to abolish ICE once and for all. Brutally hot temperatures didn't slow down demonstrators as they marched through the city in support of...
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Dozens of Marriott hotel workers protested in front of City Hall Wednesday evening.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 27, 2018 - 9:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As contracts expire for thousands of workers at one of the world's largest hotel chains, many of them are rallying with local officials demanding better pay and benefits. Dozens of Marriott hotel workers protested in front of City Hall on Wednesday evening. Dozens of...
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