Independence Visitor Center

Women Veterans Center
Women Veterans Center
John McDevitt
January 12, 2019 - 10:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A non-profit organization in Philadelphia dedicated to meeting the comprehensive needs of women transitioning from the military to civilian life is getting ready to celebrate its 5th anniversary. The Veterans Multi-Service Center's Women Veterans Center (WVC) in Old...
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A $300 Rocky statue was among items grabbed during a contest promoting Philly-centric gifts at the Independence Visitor Center.
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John McDevitt
November 27, 2018 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A $300 Rocky statue was among items grabbed during a contest promoting Philly-centric gifts at the Independence Visitor Center. Erin McGee of South Philly had 60 seconds to grab as many items from the gift shop as she could carry. "I wanted sweatshirts, some clothes,...
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John McDevitt
November 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Separated by Market Street and a slew of police, hundreds gathered to protest a white nationalist rally in Old City. Although there were confrontations with police and some arrests, many people in the counter demonstration wanted to make their point clear -- that the...
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Independence Visitor Center
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 26, 2018 - 9:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to improve the tourist experience in Philadelphia, the Independence Visitor Center unveiled the second phase of its $15 million renovation project, featuring several new visitor amenities. In the new open theater, the official Welcome Film of Philadelphia...
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Independence Visitor Center CPR Training
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Dan Wing
June 01, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Friday marked the start of National CPR Awareness Week, and the Independence Visitor Center played host to The American Heart Association and Penn Medicine's Mobile CPR Project, teaching anybody who had ten minutes to spare the ability to save a life. A few dozen...
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Independence Visitors Center gift shop
John McDevitt-KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
May 24, 2018 - 5:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The newly expanded gift shop inside the visitor's center along Independence Mall has re-opened. There is a lot of Philly-centric merchandise for sale. This tourist from Japan bought the first Rocky statue for $299 from the newly reopened gift shop @PHLVisitorCntr ...
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