Old City

Capogiro
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The popular gelato store Capogiro Gelato, which received worldwide accolades and was part of the Midtown Village renaissance, will be closing all its stores midnight on Sunday. The news of the closures came Friday morning. With a heavy heart we say goodbye to the...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 02, 2018 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - An oversized menorah stood front and center at a community lighting in Old City, Sunday night, to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. Among the dozens of people, in the courtyard outside the Betsy Ross House, is Fern Klein who says she is just in awe looking at...
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Thomas Keenan
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 26, 2018 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have charged a Philadelphia man who they say punched, kicked and maced a group, following the white supremacists rally near Old City earlier this month. The "We the People" rally attracted a few dozen white supremacist-like groups to Independence Mall on...
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John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
November 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Separated by Market Street and a slew of police, hundreds gathered to protest a white nationalist rally in Old City. Although there were confrontations with police and some arrests, many people in the counter demonstration wanted to make their point clear -- that the...
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Pat Toddy | KYW Newsradio
Pat Toddy
November 03, 2018 - 10:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Abuse victims came together Saturday for the inaugural All Survivors Day at Independence Mall. Organizers say they wanted to give people a safe place to share their stories and support as they fight for justice. Hope and pain stood shoulder-to-shoulder in Old City as...
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John McDevitt | KYWNewsradio
John McDevitt
October 25, 2018 - 6:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —The Museum of the American Revolution in Old City opens a new exhibit on Saturday highlighting Alexander Hamilton's contributions and the Philadelphia connections in forming the nation. Students from The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr got a chance to try on colonial...
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First Bank of America
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 28, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was America’s first bank. It's been closed to the public for decades. Now money is being raised to preserve the historic building in Old City and make it a museum. The First Bank of the United States was founded by Alexander Hamilton and chartered by Congress in...
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Photo Credit: Opera Philadelphia
Steve Tawa
September 01, 2018 - 11:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Later this month, "Opera on the Mall" returns, a year after Opera Philadelphia’s world premiere of "We Shall Not Be Moved." The performance includes present day references to the 1985 MOVE confrontation in West Philadelphia. As it first played to seven sold-out Wilma...
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Dreamstime
Kimberly Adams
July 29, 2018 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sunday marked the last day of a "purr-fect" weekend for any and all cat lovers in Old City. It was wall-to-wall feline fun as hundreds came to see vendors selling cat-themed goods, adoptable cats and kittens, and some famous felines. Sharmiena Fulks of South...
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Kimberly Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
July 08, 2018 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- July 4th gets all the glory when it comes to our freedom but it was on Sunday, 242 years ago, that brought the chime from the Liberty Bell that changed the world. "I've lived in the area all of my life and never come over to this area," said Steve Giordano. "It's...
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