The Met Philadelphia

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Mike DeNardo
March 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia schools are seeing their first donation from ticket sales at the newly-opened Met on North Broad Street. Kids in the DASH program at Strawberry Mansion High are the first to see the benefits of concert promoter Live Nation's promise to give Philly...
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Tyhler Williams (left) will make his professional boxing debut Feb. 23, 2019 at The Met Philadelphia. He was guided by Rock Ministries founder Buddy Osborn (right) for years.
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Paul Kurtz
February 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kensington man who runs a boxing ministry will be ringside this weekend, helping his young protege in his first professional fight . Every day, nearly 75 young people, mostly boys, walk the gauntlet of addicts under the El on Kensington Avenue to get to Rock...
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The lit signs that say "Fairmount Avenue" have officially been turned on in the 1500 and 2500 blocks of the avenue.
Spring Garden Community Development Corporation
Hadas Kuznits
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some radiant renovations are finally taking place on Fairmount Avenue. Patrick Boyle, a board member on the Spring Garden Community Development Corporation, said there's been a lot of buzz around his organization as they've been preparing to light up the street with...
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It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue.
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Antionette Lee
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue. Bob Dylan will be the first artist to grace the upgraded stage tonight. His performance will be followed by several...
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A rendering of The Met Philadelphia, which will officially open in December.
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Ian Bush
September 10, 2018 - 5:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the city's oldest performance venues will soon be new again. The Met Philadelphia is in the final phase of a $56 million restoration project, which will officially open in December. The first to take the stage will be Bob Dylan on Dec. 3, who will play his 50th...
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