Butter sculpture of Gritty
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman/Twitter
January 02, 2020 - 5:46 pm
The traditional unveiling of the butter sculpture ahead of the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show took place in Harrisburg Thursday morning, revealing some beloved mascots. Read more here.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Gritty, Swoop, Phang, Franklin, and the Phanatic unite in the latest Visit Philadelphia video.
Visit Philadelphia
Ian Bush
December 18, 2019 - 11:49 am
Holidays are a time for families to get together. For some, it's the first time in a long time everyone is under the same roof. That's the case for Philadelphia's family of professional sports mascots. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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Flyers fans embark on the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities.
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Charlotte Reese
October 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
Thousands of fans took to the streets in South Philadelphia on Sunday for the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities, to show their support for their favorite hockey team and mascot.
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Patrick Hagerty
Holli Stephens
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you’ve ever wanted to dress up as a kooky and mostly misunderstood character in Philadelphia’s history, you have multiple opportunities to do so this weekend. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs.
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The Wells Fargo Center has installed a "rage room" to amuse Flyers fans.
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Andrew Kramer
October 10, 2019 - 8:47 am
Fans at Wednesday night's Flyers home game didn't just get their first in-person glimpse at the team this season. They also go to see some unique additions to the Wells Fargo Center for the first time.
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Coming off the high of winning an award, the next obvious appearance for any distinguished celeb would be a guest spot on "Saturday Night Live." On Monday, Gritty won a Webby Award for best sports-related social media. By Tuesday, Kenan Thompson invited him to be on...
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