Parkway

"Mom" sending out the mating call after losing her third mate in November, 2016.
Courtesy of Jon Woodworth
Molly Daly
March 25, 2019 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Red-tailed hawk known as Mom, who for several years raised her young on a windowsill at the Franklin Institute before moving up the Parkway, has disappeared. Through livestreams, the Franklin Hawkaholics Facebook page and the Hawkwatch at the Franklin Institute...
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Philadelphia Women's March organizers are hoping turmoil and rumours surrounding the National march don't prevent women from turning out in record numbers again this year on Jan 19.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite rumors and misunderstandings, the Philadelphia Women's March is still scheduled to go on as planned on Jan. 19. The National Women's March has been under scrutiny this year, but Philadelphia Women's March board member Deja Lynn Alvarez says while the...
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Made in America festival preparations are underway.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is buzzing as final preparations are underway for this weekend's Made In America festival. Hundreds of workers are setting up five stages, which will soon be jam-packed with performances by Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Meek...
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More than 50 chefs went pot-for-pot trying to impress the crowd and the judges in a culinary competition at The Fillmore.
Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
July 29, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphians got the chance to help decide which food trucks and vendors will be serving up some grub along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Labor Day weekend — and this time, neither Jay-Z nor Mayor Jim Kenney had the last say. More than 50 chefs went pot-for-...
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Made in America
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio, file
Hadas Kuznits
July 26, 2018 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While it seems the city, the tourism community and others outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art area are happy to be keeping Made In America on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway "for years to come," that doesn't change the fact that some of the neighbors will still...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just one day after the FBI announced the arrest of a man planning to possibly bomb Cleveland and Philadelphia this summer, police are reminding people to stay vigilant during Fourth of July festivities. Patrol officers and federal authorities will be on foot, on bikes...
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On Monday, scores of those victims' families and friends filled the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps with pictures and signs, calling for policy and cultural changes.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
June 11, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last year, more than 300 people were murdered in Philadelphia, leaving just as many families heartbroken and searching for answers. On Monday, scores of those victims' families and friends filled the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps with pictures and signs, calling...
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The new LOVE Park is officially open.
Mike DeNardo-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 30, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of Philadelphia's iconic public spaces is officially reopened, after years of delays and planning. It was once a haven for skateboarders. Now, as the mayor and city officials gathered for the ribbon-cutting to reopen LOVE Park, Diana Mangraviti of Northeast...
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Israeli flag displayed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was defaced with what appears to be red paint. someone put red paint on the israeli flag on the parkway in philly to accurately symbolize that the state of israel is stained with the blood of palestinians #...
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