Gritty

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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OutFest
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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Gritty
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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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Rachel Kurland
May 14, 2019 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It appears Gritty’s well-versed resume has paid off. Philly’s favorite fuzzy creature (sorry, Phanatic) was honored Monday night in New York at the 23rd annual Webby Awards with the People’s Voice Award for best sports-related social media . Dubbed the “internet’s...
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Gritty at the 2019 NHL All-Star Fan Fair
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Rachel Kurland
March 05, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our world has been forever changed ever since Gritty popped up on the scene. Now, you have a chance to meet him in the flesh — uh, fur? Gritty will be available for a free meet-and-greet March 16 at Xfinity at Town Center — 130 Town Square Place — from 12 p.m. to 1 p...
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The ice rink at Lincoln Financial Field
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Mike DeNardo
February 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The "Rocky" steps at the Art Museum aren't the only ones in Philadelphia. Crews are building a second set at the Linc for Saturday night's outdoor Flyers game. Next to the ice rink now at Lincoln Financial Field is a miniature replica of one of Philadelphia's most...
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