Old City

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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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
July 01, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds wrapped up the pre-holiday weekend with a free Gospel Concert on Independence Mall Sunday night. The show was headlined by a group of ministers known as the Four Tenors, and featured a choir with representation from more than 40 churches and worship centers...
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DiNardo's Famous Seafood
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 18, 2018 - 5:42 pm
OLD CITY, PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just as Philadelphia celebrated its bicentennial in 1976, the kitchen at DiNardo's Famous Seafood began to slather herbs, seasonings and a secret sauce on crabs, quickly becoming a beloved and well-known seafood spot. Now after 42 years in business, the...
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Linode is now headquartered at 3rd and Arch in Philadelphia
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Andrew Kramer
June 11, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tech company Linode now calls Philadelphia home. They moved into the original Union Bank Headquarters at 3rd and Arch Streets in Old City, once home to the set of MTV's Real World in 2004. And on Monday night, a ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the transition. "...
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Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the national conference for refugee advocacy group HIAS to Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that protects refugees kicked off their national conference in Philadelphia on Monday morning. HIAS , which has been helping refugees since 1881, is having its conference at an Old City hotel in the shadow of Independence Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney, in...
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Ice Cream Bar
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
June 01, 2018 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two of Philadelphia's most famous ice cream makers have opened a new store just in time for the height of the ice cream-eating season. The Berley brothers, who own Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionary in Old City have now officially opened Franklin Ice Cream Bar...
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