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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

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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

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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

(Philadelphia prosecutor Erin Boyle shows the knife used by Keith Blake in an unprovoked attack on a center city woman.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Man Gets 27+ Years In Prison For Random Knife Attack On Center City Woman

Defendant Keith Blake, 48, used a huge knife in the bizarre, midday attack on the victim as she parked in front of her house with her toddler son sleeping in the back seat.

09/13/2013

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Comcast Considers Putting Additional Skyscrapers In Philadelphia

A source says the cable-and-entertainment juggernaut is already outgrowing the Comcast Center, at 17th Street and JFK Boulevard, opened in 2008.

09/13/2013

(A 1974 Philadelphia Flyers Stanley Cup championship ring.  File photo)

’74 Flyers Championship Ring Stolen in Center City Apartment Break-In

Philadelphia police say someone broke into the apartment of Heidi Watson, daughter of former Flyers’ defenseman Joe Watson, and stole the ring (similar to photo).

07/11/2013

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Center City As A Vacation Destination

If a special event brings you to center city Philadelphia, why not make a night and day of it?

05/16/2013

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