Fishtown

Yoav Perry outside of Harbison’s Dairy.
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Paul Kurtz
February 02, 2020 - 6:30 am
A Fishtown resident has received a state grant to jumpstart his business venture in bringing a new dairy to the city. Read more here.
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A basketball game.
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Justin Udo
January 31, 2020 - 5:40 pm
A Philadelphia basketball fan trusted his process to complete a buzzer beating challenge. Read more here.
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Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow predicting an early spring during the 133rd annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2019 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
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Holli Stephens
January 31, 2020 - 4:00 am
Need something to do this weekend? Check out a new indie bookstore in Fishtown. Play in a giant indoor sandbox in Fairmount. Eat beer and bacon pairings in Kennett Square. All the details are in The KYW To-Do List , your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia this weekend.
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Holli Stephens
December 13, 2019 - 5:30 am
Regardless of the weather forecast this weekend, there will be ice. From hand-carved ice sculptures in Fishtown, to Christmas “spirits” being shared at an Old City bar crawl, and a pajama party in the park with Saint Nick, there’s all that and more to do in Philly this weekend. Read The KYW To-Do...
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Little Baby's Ice Cream
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Hadas Kuznits
November 20, 2019 - 5:07 pm
Ice cream aficionados have sprinkled Little Baby’s Ice Cream with love and admiration over the years, but the one-of-a-kind Fishtown eatery is getting ready to serve its last scoop. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has found a Fishtown mother guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her boyfriend nearly two years ago, after the pair got into a fight about a movie and he insulted her son. Small in stature, 38-year-old Jeannette Wakefield was...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 02, 2019 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was an emotional testimony Tuesday as a boy testified he saw his mother kill her boyfriend inside their Fishtown apartment nearly two years ago. Former real estate agent Jeanette Wakefield listened on as her 12-year-old son tearfully told the judge his mom shot...
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Cadence restaurant co-owners
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A small BYOB in Olde Kensington that has only been around since March 2018 has received a major accolade from Food & Wine magazine. Not only is Cadence the only Philadelphia restaurant on the magazine's 2019 list of Best New Restaurants , but it is also landed at...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The trail has started against a Philadelphia man accused of being an accomplice in a Fishtown go-go bar robbery amd murder that happened 20 years ago. Prosecutors say Mark Whitaker was one of three men who robbed the Happy Days go-go bar on Girard Avenue and Front...
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