Fairmount

Bad Brother restaurant just opened in Fairmount.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
A new restaurant in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood is getting some attention.
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 09, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Philadelphia police say a jogger was randomly attacked Tuesday in the city's Fairmount neighborhood, and they believe they may have the man who did it in custody.
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KYW Newsradio
Tim McLaughlin
February 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marked the first morning commute for a new SEPTA bus route. The 49 bus connects some neighborhoods north and south of Center City with University City. The line starts in Strawberry Mansion and runs through Brewerytown and Fairmount before crossing the river,...
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The lit signs that say "Fairmount Avenue" have officially been turned on in the 1500 and 2500 blocks of the avenue.
Spring Garden Community Development Corporation
Hadas Kuznits
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some radiant renovations are finally taking place on Fairmount Avenue. Patrick Boyle, a board member on the Spring Garden Community Development Corporation, said there's been a lot of buzz around his organization as they've been preparing to light up the street with...
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Von Colln Field
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Justin Udo
August 07, 2018 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the last few years, Von Colln Field and playground next to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Fairmount has been under renovation. Finally, the old park has a new look, thanks to a $2.8 million restoration project that has made the area more family- and kid-friendly...
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Made in America
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Hadas Kuznits
July 26, 2018 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While it seems the city, the tourism community and others outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art area are happy to be keeping Made In America on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway "for years to come," that doesn't change the fact that some of the neighbors will still...
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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Paul Kurtz
July 25, 2018 - 9:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Work is underway on much-needed repairs to the stone walls of the 189-year-old Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount. Dyrek Davis is among a small group of young people who are members of the National Trust for Historic Preservations HOPE Crew and learning the...
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A body was found wrapped in plastic in a second-floor bedroom of this residence in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood.
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Kristen Johanson
July 18, 2018 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating the discovery of a decomposing body in the Fairmount neighborhood of the city. The owner of the property found the body of a man in his 40s around 9:30 a.m. in a house on Mount Vernon Street near 19th Street, across from Roberto Clemente Park...
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A fan of Belgium cheers prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between France and Belgium in Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 10, 2018.
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Justin Udo
July 10, 2018 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans packed into a Belgium bar Tuesday to watch their team play in the semifinals. Even though the outcome wasn't to their liking , dozens of people filled The Belgium Cafe in Fairmount to see their team play against France. "It's lovely that all these people are down...
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Marvin Roberts
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2018 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The pair of brothers charged with murdering a Fairmount man while he was trying to protect his young daughter during a robbery could get a plea deal. Marvin Roberts, 17, is accused of shooting and killing Gerry Grandzol during a robbery in September 2017. In...
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