Gritty

Gritty
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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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Gritty
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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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Kevin Wright
February 23, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- He may not be the mascot we deserve, but he's all ours in the City of Brotherly Love. It’s a viral video of the NHL’s newest mascot showing the world everything he’s got and we mean everything. During Saturday’s Flyers vs. Penguin’s Stadium Series game Gritty helped...
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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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Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart, left, blocks a shot by Boston Bruins' Danton Heinen during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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January 17, 2019 - 7:00 am
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The doors to the Philadelphia Flyers locker room opened and Lionel Ritchie's "All Night Long" was cranked at full volume. Raise the roof and have some fun? Sure, the Flyers could afford to cut loose for a change and enjoy a rare string of success...
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Thousands gather around the Rocky steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art as the Super Bowl LII Champions Philadelphia Eagles parade down Broad Street ending at the art museum in Philadelphia.
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Rachel Kurland
December 05, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles winning the Super Bowl , Meek Mill helicoptering to a 76ers game, Gritty being Gritty — a lot has happened in 2018 that put Philly back on the map, so it's really no surprise that the City of Brotherly Love has been named "City of the Year." The honor was...
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Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition Gritty bobbleheads.
Kollectico
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gritty is easily the most popular sports mascot of 2018, and it looks like collectibles of the carrot-colored creature will be a recurring theme for the holiday season. Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition...
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2018 Thanksgiving Parade cast of character balloons
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Tim Jimenez
November 22, 2018 - 7:26 am
UPDATED: 10:57 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands braved the bitter cold Thursday to keep a tradition alive — the 99th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia. A windy Thanksgiving morning meant most of the big cartoon character balloons had to stay grounded. But the marching...
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