Drive-in movie theater
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Paul Kurtz
May 26, 2020 - 5:10 pm
With the ability to socialize in public from the safety of your own car, drive-in movie theaters are quickly becoming all the rage amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s also proving to be a risky venture for business owners who have tried to provide a sense of community entertainment. Read more...
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The Fishtown Beer Runners are using virtual meetups to raise money for the bars they would normally visit after runs.
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Justin Udo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The pandemic has forced running groups to change how they meet up, but one local club figured out how to keep one of their group running traditions alive while also helping others in the process. Read more here.
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People stand in freshly painted circles, six-feet-apart, as they wait in a two-hour line.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 8:40 pm
New U.S. Labor Department numbers came out Thursday morning, showing that about 3 million more workers laid off in the coronavirus pandemic applied for unemployment benefits last week. What does the economy look like long-term, and when will it get better? Read more here.
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A building under construction in Philadelphia
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John McDevitt
May 13, 2020 - 2:20 pm
How restaurants look and operate in the future could be much different from what diners were used to before the coronavirus struck. A Pennsylvania restaurant builder is predicting some significant changes restaurants will have to make in the future to keep customers feeling safe. Read more here.
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Business closed due to coronavirus
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 11:47 am
Life will certainly be different once some coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted and Philly businesses and restaurants can resume operations again. But how exactly will they keep staff and customers safe against coronavirus? Read more here.
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Holli Stephens
April 17, 2020 - 5:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic: It’s an unusual situation we find ourselves in, but there are still things to do in and around Philadelphia — from a safe distance. The KYW To-Do List breaks it down.
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Just Food For Dogs
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John McDevitt
April 15, 2020 - 11:26 am
The majority of businesses are struggling as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, but speciality dog food company Just Food For Dogs is expanding operations and jobs in its new East Coast headquarters. Read more here.
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Unemployment benefits application
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John McDevitt
April 10, 2020 - 7:49 pm
A woman laid off from her job at a Center City restaurant because of the COVID-19 crisis has launched a petition to reform the unemployment system in Pennsylvania. Collecting unemployment has been a difficult process for many. Read more here.
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Philabundance volunteers
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Antionette Lee
March 17, 2020 - 5:54 pm
Since restaurants are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of food is likely to go to waste. But hunger relief nonprofit Philabundance wants to help get the unused food to the people who need it the most. Read more here.
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Hamantaschen at Essen Bakery
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Hadas Kuznits
March 06, 2020 - 6:00 am
Essen Bakery in South Philadelphia returns with a traditional holiday cookie in some less conventional flavors. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What's Cooking here.
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