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KYW Newsradio, Visit Philadelphia , Rivers Casino Philadelphia and Blue Cross River Rink have your chance to win the ultimate, fun times in Philly overnight stay package. It's our way of getting you ready for the Rivers Casino New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. Starting December 16th tune...
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Shara Dae Howard
November 19, 2019 - 12:41 pm
With a touch of technology and a big dash of the holidays, the Historic Holiday Pass makes it easier — and cheaper — to visit the city’s museums and attractions. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
November 19, 2019 - 12:35 pm
What do the Kalahari Desert, the temples of Abu Simbel, Egypt, and the City of Brotherly Love have in common? Usually nothing, but on Tuesday, they all made National Geographic’s list of the best trips to take in 2020. Read more here.
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Philly Pride float
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Hadas Kuznits
June 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The finishing touches are being made on Philadelphia’s pride float at Cherry Street Pier, titled, "Philadelphia Pioneers On The Road To Stonewall." Philadelphia’s pride float marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that started the LGBTQ movement. “Liberty...
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Philadelphia's Welcome America festival has a new leader this year: President and CEO Michael DelBene, who takes over on Feb. 6.
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John McDevitt
January 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer is a long way off, but plans are underway for more than 50 free events surrounding Philadelphia's Welcome America celebration for the July 4th holiday. The festival has a new leader this year. President and CEO Michael DelBene takes over on Feb. 6. He was the...
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John McDevitt
January 08, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the spring, Frontier Airlines will add service from Philadelphia to Atlanta, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Pensacola and Raleigh/Durham. The additions will raise to 31 the number of destination options the Denver-based carrier gives to travelers into and out of...
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Christmas Village in LOVE Park
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Rachel Kurland
November 21, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the beginning of the holiday season comes an age-old tradition: a symphony of car horns blasting while sitting in monstrous holiday traffic. To hopefully ease the congestion of holiday shoppers this season, Visit Philadelphia and Phlash are launched the Philly...
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The Franklin Square fountain is currently under renovations.
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John McDevitt
October 09, 2018 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The old meet the new: One of Philadelphia's historic fountains will receive a brand new look. Funding has been secured to give the 180-year-old fountain in Franklin Square a $2 million facelift, which will include a fountain show complete with LED lights, music and...
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A longtime booster of tourism in Philadelphia and Atlantic City has been selected to lead the Visit Philadelphia organization. Jeff Guaracino — the current president and CEO of the Welcome America organization, which produces the annual Fourth of July celebration in...
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Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hotels in Center City are more popular than ever, and record numbers are leading to increased rates. From January through June, hotels in Center City booked more than 1.7 million rooms. "It's a really big indication that Philadelphia is the place to be," said Lauren...
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