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(A huge portrait mural of Frank Rizzo, the late Philadelphia mayor, keeps watch over the "Italian Market" section of South Ninth Street, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Italian Market, a South Philly Icon, Gears Up for Celebration of Its 100th Year

The Italian Market is celebrating its 100th anniversary, with events being held every month until the end of the year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

Organizer Rebecca Schaefer addresses the 'Rocky' inspired runners in South Philadelphia. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Hundreds Take Part In 50K ‘Rocky’ Run

Hundreds of runners were hoping to knockout a 50K run through the streets of Philadelphia on Saturday.

12/07/2013

A scene from "Rocky" featuring Sylvester Stallone running up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free ‘Rocky’ Screening Tonight on Art Museum Steps

The famous Rocky movie, which has been the inspiration for spontaneous bouts of running up the Art Museum steps, is being screened Wednesday night at 9 p.m. for free.

06/27/2012

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

South Philly Schoolkids Relive A ‘Rocky’ Moment With Daylong Activities

Kids at a South Philadelphia school spent the afternoon today having fun and raising money with a “Rocky run.”

05/06/2011