spentWillieVeasy, who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit, is now free.
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Cherri Gregg
October 09, 2019 - 1:55 pm
A Philadelphia man who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit is now free — the 10th person to be exonerated under the leadership of District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
September 27, 2019 - 3:56 pm
In an effort to increase the tree canopy in Philadelphia neighborhoods, the city is giving away trees at nearly two dozen giveaway events across the city this fall. Read more here.
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Independence Seaport Museum
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Kim Glovas
September 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Museum lovers can take full advantage of history, culture and art on Saturday — all for free. Read more here about the 15th annual Museum Day, hosted by Smithsonian magazine.
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Clark Park
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Holli Stephens
August 22, 2019 - 11:28 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything to do Aug. 23 to 25.
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Free Toll Friday
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Rachel Kurland
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to be stuck in traffic at the start of Memorial Day weekend, at least it'll be free. At least 1 million people will be traveling throughout New Jersey for the holiday — more than a quarter on the Atlantic City Expressway alone. If you plan on driving...
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Paul Kurtz
February 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A crowdsourced app that shows drivers where to find parking spaces will officially become available in Philadelphia on Tuesday. SpotAngels is an app with a map said company co-founder Aboud Jardaneh. "The map shows you all the parking spaces around you, whether on-...
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A Blue Cross RiverRink staff member pushes Dougie Peterson on a sled skate during a free adaptive ice skating event.
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Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday mornings at Penn's Landing's Blue Cross RiverRink have a different vibe than other days, because people with mobility restrictions who normally don't have the chance to skate get the ice all to themselves. These weekly, free adaptive ice skating events at the...
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February 13, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( RADIO.COM ) — Revenge may be a dish best served cold. But apparently healing heartbreak calls for chicken wings. For Valentine’s Day, Hooters is helping people get over a bad romance with their annual "Shred Your Ex" promo. Just visit a Hooters restaurant and pulverize a photo from a...
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Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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The month-long pop-up event offers free yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m. every Saturday in February under the atrium in The Bourse’s main dining hall.
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Rachel Kurland
January 24, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no better reward for an intense calorie-cutting workout than a boozy brunch. The Bourse's newly opened food hall and SWEAT Fitness are teaming up to provide just that: SWEAT + SIP. The month-long pop-up event offers free yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m. every...
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