Italian Market

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Antionette Lee
September 21, 2019 - 3:22 pm
This week makes the second anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico. Two Philly women from the island have teamed up with some of the best local chefs to help raise money for recovery aid.
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Italian Market Festival 2019
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 11:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather couldn't have been more perfect on the first day of the weekend-long, open-air Italian Market Festival along Ninth Street in South Philadelphia. Thousands of people filled the streets, scoping out the live music, art and, of course, all the food and drink...
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"Who talks better than Philadelphians?" said Amber Volpe of South Philly.
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John McDevitt
May 17, 2019 - 12:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A travel and lifestyle website has named the Philadelphia accent one of the sexiest in the country. KYW Newsradio visited the Italian Market in South Philly to get reaction. Bigseventravel.com named the Philadelphia accent the 8th sexiest in the United States. "Who...
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A nativity scene in South Philly's Italian Market has been restored.
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Pat Toddy
December 17, 2018 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A sense of peace is restored to a South Philadelphia neighborhood, now that police have tracked down the nativity bandit who made off with a wooden display of Jesus, Mary and Joseph on Saturday. The Holy Family thief took the creche on the corner of 9th and Montrose...
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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nativity scene stolen from the Italian Market neighborhood in Philadelphia has been returned. Philadelphia police say South detectives were led to an address Sunday where they recovered the stolen items including replicas of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. RELATED:...
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A contingent of Philadelphians want to replace the Frank Rizzo mural in South Philly with an image of Gritty, the fiery new Philadelphia Flyers mascot.
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Eric Walter
October 04, 2018 - 3:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A contingent of Philadelphians want to replace the Frank Rizzo mural in South Philly with an image of Gritty, the fiery new Philadelphia Flyers mascot. An online petition looked all but certain to meet or exceed its goal of 2,500 signatures Thursday afternoon. The...
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Surveillance video shows what police believe to be the get-away car following a violent home invasion and robbery.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 14, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are searching for a trio of suspects they say robbed and assaulted a woman inside her South Philadelphia home near the Italian Market last week. Investigators say a pair of men — at least one armed with a gun — broke into a house on 10th Street near...
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9th Street Italian Market Festival
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The nation's oldest outdoor market will be bursting with food, drink, and entertainment, when the 9th Street Italian Market Festival returns this weekend. It's a rain or shine, eight-block long event, and pay-as-you-go for all food and drink. Next door to the iconic...
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Cannuli’s Meat and Poultry
Cannuli’s Meat and Poultry / Photo credit: Steve Tawa
Steve Tawa
March 30, 2018 - 11:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — At South Philadelphia’s Italian Market on Friday, customers and the workers inside the shops were getting ready for Easter. Marrianna Occhiuzzo, who lives near Valley Forge, walked 9th Street to get the ingredients for her family’s specialty, or should we say “...
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