North Broad Street

Mayor Jim Kenney announces the fourth annual Free Streets, set for Aug. 3, On N. Broad Street, from Arch to Butler streets.
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Pat Loeb
April 17, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're the kind of person who likes to amble around on major streets usually clogged with cars, Philly Free Streets is returning Aug. 3. This will be the fourth annual celebration of pedestrian power, inspired by the almost magical feeling of car-free streets when...
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Paul Kurtz
January 16, 2019 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Boxing is about to return to the newly restored Met Philadelphia. The voice of a ring announcer hasn't bounced off the walls of the Met in nearly 65 years, but on Feb. 23, boxing will return. Live Nation Philadelphia and Hard Hitting Promotions have teamed up to...
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Philadelphia police have released video of a suspect wanted for an attempted sexual assault.
Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
December 06, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released video of a suspect wanted for an attempted sexual assault. Investigators say he followed the victim to her apartment, and they hope someone recognizes him before he strikes again. After riding the elevator to the victim's floor at 600...
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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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Hadas Kuznits
August 29, 2018 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — North Philadelphia will soon be getting an affordable grocery store, right behind the Divine Lorraine Hotel. The community around 1300 Fairmount Ave. has long been in need of an area grocery store, and now City Council President Darrell Clarke says they'll soon be...
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Traffic Alert
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Rachel Kurland
August 21, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Welcome to campus, baby owls! Temple University's move-in day begins Tuesday morning for its incoming freshmen. Although you may be well beyond your college days, if your commute passes Temple's campus, you will experience heavier than normal traffic from Tuesday...
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A temporary beach on North Broad Street has a shark mascot.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 11, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A simulated pop-up beach made its debut Saturday at the corner of North Broad and Master streets during Philly Free Streets. Residents will have two full weekends to enjoy it. Chantale Belefanti with The North Broad Renaissance explains there's something really...
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The ribbon cutting was the official start of Philly Free Streets
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Hadas Kuznits
August 11, 2018 - 1:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third annual Philly Free Streets Day kicked off at 8 a.m. on Saturday with a ribbon cutting declaring North Broad Street from City Hall to Erie Avenue temporarily closed to motorized traffic and open to everyone else. Mike Carroll with Philadelphia's Office of...
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The view southward down North Broad Street from Huntingdon Street.
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Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly Free Streets returns for its third year on Saturday with a full day of activities. The location this year is along North Broad Street from City Hall all the way to Germantown Avenue. (An outpouring of community support recently extended the route a block...
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Larry Krasner
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July 29, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of the Trump administration policies on the Philadelphia region. This past week, Vice President Mike Pence visited the city on the offense. He...
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