Center City Philadelphia

(A traffic signal in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Philadelphia Begins New Traffic Flow Improvement Project in Center City

The Traffic Signal Improvement Project will be conducted in the northeast quadrant of center city, which runs from Callowhill Street south to Market, and from Broad Street east to Second.

10/27/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

New Department Store Opening in Former Strawbridge’s at 8th & Market

Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, there is new life for a legendary center city retail location.

10/24/2014

(One Commerce Square, and its adjacent plaza.  Photo provided by Brandywine Realty Trust)

Hill International To Relocate Its Headquarters From NJ To Center City Philadelphia

The global construction management firm has been based in Willingboro and, later, Marlton, NJ since its founding by Irv Richter in 1976.

09/22/2014

Suspect Milton Garcia (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Trial Ordered in Center City Home Invasion and Rape Case

Milton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.

09/11/2014

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Charter School Seniors March Through Center City To Celebrate and Inspire

Seniors from Freire Charter School made some noise with a noontime march, in celebration of their impending graduation and more.

06/11/2014

(Parking meters in Manayunk.  File photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Rate Hike Proposed For Philadelphia Parking Meters

None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.

03/20/2014

(St. Patrick's Day at McGillin's, in center city.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Area Irish Pubs Pouring On The Hospitality For St. Patrick’s Day

McGillin’s Olde Ale House, on Drury Street, just off 13th and Chestnut, has been opening its door since 1860. On St. Patrick’s Day, the crowd starts early.

03/17/2014

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Phila. L&I Cites Owner of Building in Weekend Fatal Fire Escape Collapse

A spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Department of L&I says the firm that owns the building at 2145 Locust Street has been cited for allowing an unsafe condition at the building.

01/13/2014

(A couple struggles across 10th Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Even Walking Is Dicey in Center City After 8” Snowstorm

Merchants along Walnut, Chestnut, and Market Streets had workers out shoveling and salting, but crossing at intersections was dicey due to high ridges of snow created by plows grooming the roadways.

01/03/2014

(Nicholas Elmi, at his "Laurel" restaurant.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Three Hot New Eateries in Philly

KYW Newsradio’s Hadas Kuznits gives us the inside scoop on three exciting new restaurants in Philadelphia.

12/26/2013

(credit: CBS)

SEPTA Wants $40M Subway Concourse Makeover

SEPTA GM Joe Casey says it’s more than cleaning up. It’s installing cameras and better lighting and possibly getting retail development.

12/15/2013

(Anthony Mascieri at his newest Plenty Café, at 16th and Spruce Streets.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Two New Cafés and a Gingerbread House Workshop

This week in “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on two new spots to grab and sandwich and coffee, and an upcoming event for children of all ages.

12/12/2013

(Steven Cook of Zahav restaurant.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Thanksgivukkah and Other Foodie News

It’s a rare confluence of the Jewish and American calendars. Plus, food-related holiday gift ideas and dining suggestions!

11/21/2013

(John Myerow at the Tria Taproom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking On 1060: A Taproom, An Historic Tavern, and Men Cooking!

From center city Philadelphia to Lafayette Hill, Hadas Kuznits reports on the latest food-and-dining news around the Delaware Valley…

11/14/2013

(Laura Viegas, outside her "Cook and Shaker" restaurant.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking On 1060: 2 New Spots in Kensington, 1 in Center City

Nomad Pizza opens a second center city location, “Cook and Shaker” opens in Kensington, and watch for “St. Benjamin Brewery” in South Kensington later this winter.

11/07/2013

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