Center City Philadelphia

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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

(A Marriott hotel, a Loew's hotel, and the Hard Rock Café converge at 12th and Market Streets in center city.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

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

(Tables outside The Plough and The Stars restaurant, on Second Street near Chestnut.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Center City Restaurants Rush The Season With Outdoor Seating

Tuesday’s chilly weather didn’t exactly have people fighting for outdoor seating at Old City restaurants.

04/23/2013

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Charges Filed In Tuesday’s Mass Disturbance in Center City Philadelphia

Four adults were charged with conspiracy, obstructing highways, failure to disperse, and disorderly conduct.

04/10/2013

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Police Identify Body Of Burned CHOP Doctor Found Inside Center City Home

But, they say 35-year-old Melissa Ketunuti’s body was on fire, found by her dog walker, in the basement of her row-home along the 1700 block of Naudain Street.

01/22/2013

(Traffic has been prohibited from turning from 16th Street onto Walnut Street since last Saturday's water main break.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Center City Retailers Eager To Get Their Street Back After Water Main Break

Foot traffic is flowing fairly smoothly near the intersection of 16th and Walnut Streets, but dump trucks and front-end loaders have yet to wrap up in the middle of the street.

12/13/2012

(Museum manager Candice Helgeson sits inside a climb-in replica of a Wells Fargo stagecoach at the bank's museum in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Wells Fargo Museum

You may have walked by and never noticed it, but there is the coolest little museum at Broad and Walnut Streets in center city.

07/01/2012

(A Septa bus, highlighted in center of photo, is surrounded by police cars after a man allegedly began choking the driver without warning.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Suspect Identified In Attack On SEPTA Bus Driver

Scores of police officers swarmed a SEPTA bus this morning in Center City Philadelphia in response to the desperate pleas of a driver being choked by a passenger who was armed with a knife.

06/27/2012

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