Old City

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John McDevitt
December 15, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a popular thing to do this holiday season, gingerbread house workshops! In Old City, at Barry's Buns, the hard part is already done for you, since the gingerbread house is already built. For $75 you'll get all the elements for the decorating, and you get expert...
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John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After three years in the works a handcrafted chocolate whiskey is ready to be enjoyed, it’s a joint effort between a Philadelphia candy store and a distillery. Shane Confectionery, in Old City, is America's oldest candy store. For the first time it’s using its high...
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Capogiro
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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
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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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
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
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
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
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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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