The Met Philadelphia

GameChangers 2019
February 01, 2019 - 9:30 am
KYW's Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg hosts an evening in which KYW will honor 10 amazing individuals who are making a huge impact on communities of color. These individuals were nominated by fellow community members (we received over 160 nominations) and then selected by KYW's esteemed...
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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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Bob Weir Wolf Bros
KYW Newsradio has your chance to win tickets to see Bob Weir & Wolf Brothers on 3/8/19 at The Met Philly. Fill out the registration form below to get registered . Tickets on sale now at TheMetPhilly.com . Bob Weir along with bassist Don Was and drummer Jay Lane are Bob Weir and The Wolf...
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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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