Rittenhouse Square

Someone dressed as "Uncle Pennybags" from the board game Monopoly marched with the Hahnemann University Hospital employees.
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Tim Jimenez
June 28, 2019 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Hahnemann employees and patients wait to find out what’s next in the effort to keep the hospital open, the nurse’s union led a march to the CEO's home near Rittenhouse Square. One of the chants from the dozens who marched from the park to an address connected to...
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Rittenhouse Row executive director Corie Moskow.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —Parts of Rittenhouse may have been blocked off, but that didn’t stop crowds of people from attending the annual spring festival Saturday. For many people at Rittenhouse Square the official festival season begins with the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival. "We've been...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
March 23, 2019 - 9:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens gathered in Rittenhouse Square today to seek justice in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II. "It's really amazing to me to see so many people out here today in a time like this it really shows how many people are paying attention," said Lee...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Steven Cook (left) and Michael Solomonov
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Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The minds behind Zahav, Goldie, Dizengoff and Federal Donuts have announced a new concept that will bring another facet of Israeli cuisine to Rittenhouse Square this summer. Philly-based chef Michael Solomonov said the new establishment will be a bakery called K'Far,...
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A broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at The Dorchester on Rittenhouse Square.
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Tim Jimenez
December 11, 2018 - 6:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A fire broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at a Rittenhouse Square high rise. Residents said they heard a woman screaming for help on the 29th floor of The Dorchester on Rittenhouse Square. The alarms in the building were going off, waking everyone up, including Jamie,...
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Rittenhouse Square is alive with Christmas cheer after hundreds of people showed up Tuesday night to watch the tree lighting ceremony.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
November 27, 2018 - 9:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rittenhouse Square is alive with Christmas cheer after hundreds of people showed up Tuesday night to watch the tree lighting ceremony. With a big crowd, and a brisk night, it certainly felt a lot like Christmas. The 30-foot tree and thousands of white twinkling lights...
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia man accused of fatally stabbing a well-known real estate agent in Rittenhouse Square in July will head to trial. In a packed courtroom, Judge Charles Hayden upheld third-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter charges against Michael White. Two...
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Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 28, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Halloween took over one Center City park Sunday. Mini goblins, ghouls, and witches filled Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square park for the annual Halloween parade and celebration. “There is something for everyone, so I love it,” explained mother Stephanie Nichols...
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Billy the Goat
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 21, 2018 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Generations of Philadelphians have played on a small billy goat statue in Rittenhouse Square for nearly 100 years. But the beloved bronze sculpture was worn in several places, so it was removed. Well, Billy the Goat is baaack! There were three billy goats made in the...
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