Spring Garden

Franklin Learning Center informational meeting
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 02, 2020 - 11:54 am
After a two-week closure due to asbestos abatement, the Franklin Learning Center has reopened. But a few dozen parents and students are still insisting on more to be done. Read more here.
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Students, parents and teachers are heading to Harrisburg to rally against toxic schools.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 18, 2019 - 7:39 am
A contingent of Philadelphia students, parents and teachers is heading to Harrisburg Wednesday morning to rally against toxic schools. Coincidentally, this comes as a school in the city, for the fourth time this school year, has had to shut down because of asbestos. Read more here.
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15th Street bridge construction
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 04, 2019 - 1:45 pm
A yearlong detour started Wednesday morning in Spring Garden, as crews began construction on the 15th Street bridge. And as expected, it’s already wreaking havoc for drivers. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
December 02, 2019 - 5:56 pm
A Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the shooting of two friends after spending a night out in the city’s Spring Garden neighborhood. The shooting was all over some necklaces. Read more here.
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Construction to rebuild the 15th Street bridge between Hamilton and Callowhill Streets is scheduled to start Monday, weather permitting.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 26, 2019 - 1:41 pm
A yearlong detour is in store for drivers and walkers in Philadelphia's Spring Garden neighborhood, when the 15th Street bridges closes for reconstruction. Read more here.
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Triple Bottom Brewery in Spring Garden.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Another brewery has opened in Philadelphia at Ninth and Spring Garden streets, but this one's mission goes way beyond the beer.
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Traffic can no longer enter the Ben Franklin Parkway from Spring Garden Street. Traffic is being diverted onto Pennsylvania Avenue.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 26, 2019 - 8:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Made in America Festival is the marquee event in Philadelphia for Labor Day Weekend, but it also means street closures days in advance as crews prepare the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Thousands are expected to descend onto the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend. It'...
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John McDevitt
August 07, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some creepy crawlies are causing a stir at a SEPTA stop in Northern Liberties. SEPTA says a few years ago, the outdoor platform for the Market Frankfort Line's Spring Garden stop was inundated with orb-weaver spiders and their webs. Since that time, SEPTA has been...
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Anti-Israel graffiti was found at the Spring Garden SEPTA subway stop.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
March 12, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating anti-Israel graffiti that was found in SEPTA's Spring Garden station Tuesday morning. The graffiti was scrawled across five or six pillars and a maintenance door on one of the passenger waiting platforms. It included various...
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Fire at 13th and Hamilton streets in Philadelphia.
Eric Walter / KYW Newsradio
January 30, 2019 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A wind-fueled fire is now under control in the Spring Garden neighborhood. Fire crews took about an hour to extinguish the blaze, which started around 4 p.m. Flames could be seen from all sides of the building, leaping from the roof of a four-story brick building on...
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