Wells Fargo Center

Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans.
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Mike DeNardo
February 19, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans. As part of its three-year, $260 million renovation, the Wells Fargo Center box office is being torn out this summer, says Center vice...
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A rendering of Pattison Place
Comcast Spectator
Andrew Kramer
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field, the Wells Fargo Center and Xfinity Live! are all getting a new next door neighbor. Comcast Spectator, along with The Cordish Companies, have announced plans to build Pattison Place, a Class-A business building right where...
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The Philadelphia Wings visit Buffalo on Saturday night.
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Matt Leon
January 18, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings will be on the road tomorrow night, visiting the Buffalo Bandits. The expansion Wings are 0-4 so far in National Lacrosse League action. Most recently, this past Saturday, they lost a hard-fought battle with the undefeated Georgia Swarm at the...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart, left, blocks a shot by Boston Bruins' Danton Heinen during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
January 17, 2019 - 7:00 am
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The doors to the Philadelphia Flyers locker room opened and Lionel Ritchie's "All Night Long" was cranked at full volume. Raise the roof and have some fun? Sure, the Flyers could afford to cut loose for a change and enjoy a rare string of success...
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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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Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, is interviewed by Phoebe Robinson during the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP
November 30, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first...
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Wing Bowl
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the nation's most audacious, hedonistic and politically incorrect radio promotions has come to an end. After 26 years, Wing Bowl is no more. It all started because there was little hope among Philly sports fans that the Eagles would ever win the Super Bowl. So...
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The Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty tested an attraction to be used for the 2018 Flyers Wives Carnival.
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Antionette Lee
October 25, 2018 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's newest celebrity made an appearance Thursday near his home in South Philly to help prepare for a charitable cause. The 7-foot, fuzzy, orange troublemaker was on the grounds of the Wells Fargo Center to test out the rides for the Flyers Wives Carnival ,...
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Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
October 09, 2018 - 11:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A rock star made his debut at the Wells Fargo Center Tuesday night. Flyers fans were officially introduced to the team's legendary new mascot, Gritty, during the home opener. Gritty came in like a wrecking ball, swinging from the rafters with all the style and pizzazz...
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Organizers of the 64th annual Hero Thrill Show held a pep rally in Center City Wednesday to whip up some exciting for the upcoming event.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
September 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Organizers of the 64th annual Hero Thrill Show held a pep rally in Center City Wednesday to whip up some exciting for the upcoming event. Like carnival barkers, dual emcees urged the lunchtime crowd to step right up and take a look at all those shiny motorcycles and...
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