Rittenhouse Square

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Investigation Continues In Weekend Fatal Fire Escape Collapse

CBS’s Syma Chowdhry confronts a man whose family owns the building where the tragic events unfolded.

01/13/2014

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Center City Fire Escape Collapse

Police say a several people were hanging outside on the fire escape when it gave way and sent them plummeting about 40 feet to the ground.

01/12/2014

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Crews Respond To Fire On Roof Of Center City Building

The fire was reported shortly before 8 p.m. at the 1900 block of Chestnut Street.

10/21/2013

Movie cards were commonplace in the early days of film. (Credit: Getty Images)

Terror Film Festival Begins With Halloween On Horizon

If you’re trying to scare up something to do Thursday through Saturday, you might consider the annual Terror Film Festival on Rittenhouse Square.

10/17/2013

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Window Washer Injured In Fall From Center City Apartment Complex

A window washer was rushed to the hospital after falling five stories in Center City Thursday afternoon.

08/22/2013

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Police Speak To Person Of Interest In Bike Theft Following Charity Ride

Police also say several bikes have been recovered.

08/14/2013

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Assault, Robbery Of 71-Year-Old Woman In Rittenhouse Square Caught On Tape

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help capturing a suspect who was caught on tape assaulting and robbing a 71-year-old woman.

08/09/2013

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Dog Stolen During Rittenhouse Square Apartment Burglary Found Safe

A dog that was stolen during the burglary of a Philadelphia apartment has been safely reunited with its owner.

07/16/2013

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Reward Offered For Dog Stolen In Rittenhouse Apartment Burglary

Now police are searching for the missing pet, in addition to the suspects who nabbed her.

07/16/2013

(Janice Woodcock, Zivile Pupinyte, Ann Peters, and Emily Squires Levine in The Parlor Shop at the Philadelphia Art Alliance.  A corner of the portrait of Christine Wetherill shows at top left.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Parlor Shop at the Art Alliance

A group of artists are selling their goods inside an historic room of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, for the benefit of the cultural foundation.

06/02/2013

A Penn's Landing concert in 2010.  Credit: Randell E. Scott)

Top Free Summer Music Events In Philadelphia

With families on the lookout for affordable entertainment, these free music events in Philadelphia are bound to be favorites during the upcoming months.

05/23/2013

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Kidcasting From The Rittenhouse Rown Spring Festival in Philadelphia

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival in Philadelphia on May 18th, 2013.  

05/20/2013

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Student Athletes Show Off ‘Rugby Sevens’ Skills Ahead of Annual Tourney

To get the public fired up, area college players participated in a rugby demonstration on a blocked-off street along Rittenhouse Square.

05/14/2013

Armand Scavo in South Philadelphia Studio preparing for the show. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Artists Take Over Rittenhouse Square For Juried Craft Fair

One hundred forty five fine craftsmen from across the country and Canada will set up booths in Rittenhouse Square

05/10/2013

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Vendors Give Philadelphians a Peek At Bike-Sharing Equipment Up For Bid

The city intends to roll out a program next year in which customers will be able to help themselves to a sturdy bike for a short time, paying at the self-service docking stations by the day or through an annual membership.

04/30/2013

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