Independence Mall

Evil Genius
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Holli Stephens
September 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
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Wawa Hoagie Day workers assemble 32,000 sandwiches from 18,000 lbs. of ingredients.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
July 02, 2019 - 7:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The aroma of fresh-baked bread, shredded lettuce, and sliced turkey, ham, provolone and tomato wafted through the National Constitution Center Tuesday morning as 250 Wawa employees worked to build 32,000 Shorti hoagies. It's Wawa Hoagie Day, part of Philadelphia's...
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Shred a photo of your ex, and sample Juniper Gin from Bluebird Distillery.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
February 14, 2019 - 6:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As an alternative to the typical Valentine's Day, Bluebird Distilling's bar inside the Bourse Food Hall on Independence Mall is hosting an event called Shred-her or Shed Him. The price of admission: a photo of your ex. You can stop by today with a photo of you ex-...
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Independence Hall
Paul Gluck
John McDevitt
January 04, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the partial government shutdown extends to another week, one youth organization plans to help affected national parks, including Independence National Historical Park. Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) will be picking up trash in five national parks...
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Side view of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
December 27, 2018 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center have been victims of the partial federal government shutdown that began last weekend, their doors will re-open over the upcoming long weekend. While July 4 is the busiest time of the year for Independence National...
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Hundreds of people showed up Friday for the grand opening of Wawa's flagship and largest store at Sixth and Market streets.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
December 14, 2018 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of people showed up Friday for the grand opening of Wawa's flagship and largest store at Sixth and Market streets in the historic Public Ledger building, and Wawa pulled out all the stops. Lines of eager hoagie lovers wrapped around the building for free...
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Courtesy of Wawa
December 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More history is being added to Independence Mall, and it will be open 24/7. Wawa announced in April it is building a new store at Sixth and Market streets — its largest location ever. RELATED: Survey: Wawa has best restrooms among gas stations in Pennsylvania The 11,...
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An artist's rendering of the new Faith and Liberty Discovery Center set to open at Fifth and Market streets on Independence Mall in November 2020.
Courtesy of American Bible Society
Mark Abrams
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Bible Society has begun construction on a $60 million museum that, when completed in the fall of 2020, will offer visitors a state-of-the art interactive experience exploring the role of faith in the foundation of America. Pat Murdock is the managing...
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The DAR, or Daughters of the American Revolution — along with USA250 and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society — donated 250 trees to create the "DAR Pathway of the Patriots" along the Schuylkill River, honoring patriots of the American Revolution.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
November 15, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's 250th anniversary isn't until July 2026, but the gift-giving has already started, and among the offerings are 250 trees. The DAR, or Daughters of the American Revolution — along with USA250 and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society — donated 250 trees to...
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