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(One man tries a kick outside the Comcast Center, at 17th and JFK Boulevard in center city.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In Center City, Comcast Kicks Up Interest in World Cup Soccer

Philadelphia’s bustling soccer community includes a growing number of World Cup fans.

06/11/2014

Andy Maunder, President and tour guide for Awfully Nice Tours poses next to private tour van. (Credit: Dan Majka)

Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience Philadelphia

Whether it’s a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city’s great history to it’s food and culture.

04/23/2014

(This eight-inch replica of the William Penn statue on City Hall is welded to the top beam of the Comcast Center, currently Philadelphia's tallest building.  Image provided by Comcast)

To Avert The Jinx, New Comcast Skyscraper Will Also Be Topped By Mini-William Penn

The miniature statue of William Penn that stands atop the current tallest building in Philadelphia is considered by superstitious sports fans to be the phantom force that broke a 25-year curse on local sports teams.

01/17/2014

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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

(Ori Feibush, of OCF Coffee.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Coffee, Cooking Demos, and ‘Molcajete’

This week Hadas reports on a coffee shop entrepreneur, cooking demonstrations at the Comcast Center, and a special Mexican dinner to celebrate the new year.

01/03/2013

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Savor For Sandy

Savor For Sandy is on Sunday, December 16th from 6 – 11 p.m. at Table 31 at The Comcast Building.

12/11/2012

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Top Buildings Or Works Of Architecture In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the country’s oldest cities, and that shows up in its architecture.

10/08/2012

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Live Arts Performers’ Pop-Up Shows Draw Rave Reviews

Festival director Nick Stuccio says the hope is these pop-up performances will get people talking about the show. “People’s opinions matter more than reviews as much as they used to.”

09/20/2012

(Bystanders learn the fundamentals of rugby as USA Sevens tournament director Dan Lyles, left, leads a demo in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Rugby ‘Sevens’ Collegiate Tournament Is This Weekend in Chester, Pa.

To get folks geared up for the tournament, the rugby sevens teams of Temple and Notre Dame universities took over the plaza at Comcast Tower for a demonstration.

05/29/2012

(Tyrone was among those enjoying Monday's extraordinarily warm and pleasant weather in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Center City Philadelphia Weather Beckons Lunch-Goers To Linger A While Longer

Monday was sunny and warm outside, with near-record temperatures, and people were finding any excuse they could to get out to enjoy their lunch hour out of doors.

04/16/2012

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As NHL Playoffs Begin, Flyers Pep Rally Gets Philadelphia Psyched

A Flyers’ “Fight for the Cup” caravan made its way through the streets of South Philly and center city on Wednesday, ending with a pep rally at the Comcast Center.

04/11/2012

Chefs prepare some dishes at the Comcast Center to get ready for Restaurant Week. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Center City Gears Up For Restaurant Week With Cooking Demos At Comcast Center

By Hadas Kuznits PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Pre-restaurant week demonstrations have been taking place at the Comcast Center, and it’s not too late to get a taste of the fun. As a way to promote restaurant […]

01/13/2012

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Holiday Show Resumes on Thanksgiving Day In Lobby of Comcast Center

This week ushers in the holiday season, and the “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” show, now in its fourth year.

11/22/2011

(As seen through the plate glass facade of the Comcast Center, protesters sit on the floor of the cable giant's headquarters in center city Philadelphia.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

10 ‘Occupy Philly’ Protesters Arrested After March On Comcast Center

Nine “Occupy Philly” protestors were arrested Wednesday afternoon after entering the Comcast Center and refusing to leave.

11/02/2011

(Inset photo from Bensalem PD.  Background file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Suspect in Weekend Bucks County Robbery Nabbed at Parx Casino

Police in Bucks County are crediting an alert dealer at the Parx casino with helping them to capture a man wanted in connection with a weekend home invasion-robbery that targeted an elderly victim.

11/01/2011

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