Old City

Officials say the break in the eight inch water main in Old City caused damage to other underground electric and telephone lines near it.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
January 15, 2020 - 5:43 pm
The Philadelphia Water Department says it will now take up to two months to complete repairs of a water main break at Third and Arch streets in Old City. Read more here.
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Old City street closures
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
January 13, 2020 - 12:21 pm
Business owners in Old City are feeling left out in the cold as Philadelphia Water Department crews continue to repair a broken water main at Third and Arch streets. Read more here.
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Mary, Joseph, a donkey and more than two dozen carolers took to the streets of Old City Christmas Eve evening, asking neighbors for a place the couple could stay.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 24, 2019 - 8:32 pm
Mary, Joseph, and their donkey, Walter, trudged through Old City on Christmas Eve, looking for a place to stay, and singing with more than two dozen carolers along the way. The pastor at Old First United Church of Christ says there is a modern meaning in the ancient story of the first Christmas...
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Menorah in Old City.
Courtesy of Historic Philadelphia
Holli Stephens
December 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
It’s officially time for the Festival of Lights — and a few other light shows across town. For all the holiday festivities — and aggressively non-holiday festivities — check out The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Andy Chan
Philadelphia Police Department/Twitter
Mark Abrams
December 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Andy Chan Holiday Pub Tour in Old City raises funds for Andy Chan, a 24-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department who was critically injured in January. Read more here.
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Nativity display at Old First Reformed United Church of Christ.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
December 13, 2019 - 8:16 pm
A church in Old City known for its outdoor Nativity displays keeps it simple this year after the escape of a cow two Christmases ago. Read more here.
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Holli Stephens
December 13, 2019 - 5:30 am
Regardless of the weather forecast this weekend, there will be ice. From hand-carved ice sculptures in Fishtown, to Christmas “spirits” being shared at an Old City bar crawl, and a pajama party in the park with Saint Nick, there’s all that and more to do in Philly this weekend. Read The KYW To-Do...
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Turkey at The Bercy
Courtesy of The Bercy
Holli Stephens
November 22, 2019 - 5:00 am
You have less than a week to finalize Thanksgiving dinner plans, and if it snuck up on you (again) this year, we’re here to help. In addition to turkey day guidance, plan your excursions with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philly and surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Christ Church artifacts
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 30, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Two rare remnants from the historic Christ Church in Old City have been restored and put back into place high atop its 200-foot-tall steeple. Read more here.
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4-alarm fire in Old City.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 17, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Federal charges were filed on Thursday against two brothers accused of setting a fire to their pizza parlor and hookah lounge in Old City last year.
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