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.
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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Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
November 21, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The TIME Person of the year is a coveted title, dating all the way back to 1927. Former presidents, world leaders, changemakers and groups for social justice have graced its covers through the years, relaying a representative message of each era. So it makes complete...
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In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty, takes to the ice during the first intermission of the Flyers' preseason NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Philadelphia.
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November 16, 2018 - 11:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Not everyone was cursing the fall snowstorm that snared traffic throughout the Northeast. The Philadelphia Flyers' mascot, Gritty, experienced his first snowfall on Thursday. And Gritty tweeted it's "Zamboni dust." Zamboni dust! IT’S FALLING FROM THE SKY.
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Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
November 10, 2018 - 9:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Flyers new mascot has become quite the sensation, and not just in Philadelphia. Forget about red and blue. This orange and black, furry creature actually received some write-in votes in Tuesday's midterm elections. According to Camden County's personal choice...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are many new mascots in Philadelphia, from Gritty to Squiggles, to now Wingston. But why are they all either male-oriented or gender neutral? Why are so few mascots female? When you think of Philadelphia mascots you probably don't first think about the...
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John McDevitt
October 31, 2018 - 6:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A furry Philadelphia celebrity and his friends help to put some big smiles on kids' faces at an area children's hospital Wednesday. Gritty, the Flyers mascot, and his friends went to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children to bring Halloween fun to children who weren'...
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Flyers / Claude Giroux
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October 25, 2018 - 10:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Zdeno Chara scored twice, Jaroslav Halak stopped 26 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk also scored for the Bruins, who improved to 6-0-2 in their last eight against Philadelphia and 9-0-1 in the last 10 meetings in Boston...
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The Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty tested an attraction to be used for the 2018 Flyers Wives Carnival.
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Antionette Lee
October 25, 2018 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's newest celebrity made an appearance Thursday near his home in South Philly to help prepare for a charitable cause. The 7-foot, fuzzy, orange troublemaker was on the grounds of the Wells Fargo Center to test out the rides for the Flyers Wives Carnival ,...
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