Rocky

The Phillie Phanatic, dressed as Rocky Balboa, at the starting line for the Rocky Run.
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Mike Dougherty
November 09, 2019 - 10:21 am
It wasn't quite a Balboa-style trudge through the Soviet Union snow, but thousands braved the cold for Saturday morning's Rocky Run at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
Marisa Fischetti/Center City District
Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition Gritty bobbleheads.
Kollectico
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gritty is easily the most popular sports mascot of 2018, and it looks like collectibles of the carrot-colored creature will be a recurring theme for the holiday season. Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition...
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Feb 8, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A cutout of Sylvester Stallone in a Philadelphia Eagles jersey during Super Bowl LII champions parade.
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Ian Bush
November 28, 2018 - 3:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rocky is retiring. Sylvester Stallone says it's time for him to hang up his gloves after 40 years of playing the boxer Balboa on the big screen. Oddly this was the last photo taken during the day on CREED2 ...Believe it or not this is an untouched photo… How strange...
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Philadelphia 76ers player Ben Simmons models the team's new City Edition uniforms.
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Rachel Kurland
October 30, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia 76ers have fully leaned into what makes Philly iconically Philly by unveiling the team's new 2018-2019 City Edition uniforms. The gray jerseys pay homage to the "Rocky" and "Creed" films, displaying the iconic circle of 13 stars — representing the...
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Creed 2
MGM-Warner Bros.
September 26, 2018 - 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A new trailer for the highly-anticipated film "Creed 2" was released Wednesday, giving fans another sneak peek at the latest in the "Rocky" franchise. The original movie trailer was released by MGM and Warner Bros. in June. The sequel to the 2015 film "Creed" stars...
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Independence Visitors Center gift shop
John McDevitt-KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
May 24, 2018 - 5:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The newly expanded gift shop inside the visitor's center along Independence Mall has re-opened. There is a lot of Philly-centric merchandise for sale. This tourist from Japan bought the first Rocky statue for $299 from the newly reopened gift shop @PHLVisitorCntr ...
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L-R) Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan arrives at the "Creed" Los Angeles Premiere held at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, CA on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
(Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador)
April 02, 2018 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - "Rocky" himself took to social media to express his excitement as the filming of "Creed II" kicks off in Philadelphia. In a an Instagram post, Sylvestor Stallone says this is a "very exciting day" and that it's time to "watch the fists startFLYING!" You know the old...
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