Independence Mall

Wawa Hoagie Day workers assemble 32,000 sandwiches from 18,000 lbs. of ingredients.
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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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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2019 - 7:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Activists and local lawmakers took turns reading portions of the Mueller report at a protest against the President in Old City. A few hundred people gathered at Independence Mall to encourage Congress to pick up where the Mueller report ended. "We are reading the...
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - If you've been to Old City lately you may have noticed part of Independence Mall is currently fenced off. That's because of a pro bono project by BrightView Landscapes -- headquartered in Plymouth Meeting. "To completely remake the Independence Mall landscape,"...
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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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John McDevitt
January 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the shutdown over, visitors at Independence Mall were happy to get a close look once again at two of the nation's most iconic symbols. Kristal Woutes, from Minnesota, says it was her first time seeing the Liberty Bell in person. John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio...
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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.
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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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