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Underdog ‘Rocky’ The Musical Proves To Be A Broadway ‘Hit’

Since its premiere as a movie in 1976, Rocky has been an icon of the American working-class hero.

05/13/2014

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Hear Philly: Yoga Fundraiser Stretches Across Art Museum Steps

Rocky used them in his training routine over three decades ago, and on Sunday, May 18th, a different form of exercise will be taking place on the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: yoga.

05/04/2014

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WIP Morning Show Winners And Weasels For The Week Of March 14, 2014

The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of March 14, 2014.

03/14/2014

(Cara Schneider, striking a pose next to a "Rocky" poster at the offices of Visit Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Offering ‘Rocky’ Tours to Coincide With Broadway Show Debut

Cara Schneider, an executive with Visit Philadelphia, says the new “Rocky” Broadway musical has brought a renewed interest in places where the original movie was filmed 38 years ago.

03/13/2014

94WIP's Angelo Cataldi and Rocky director  John Avildsen

Rocky Director Avildsen: Rocky Was Supposed To Die In Rocky V

The original version of the film called for Rocky Balboa to die after a severe in-ring beating by Tommy Gunn, played by boxer Tommy Morrison.

03/10/2014

Andy Karl (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Stigall Speaks To Star Of Broadway’s ‘Rocky’

Chris Stigall talked to Andy Karl, the star of the Broadway production of “Rocky,” Wednesday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

03/05/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.5.14

Chris discusses the latest delay in the implementation of Obamacare, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest town hall meeting, and Jim DeMint’s appearance on the Daily Show. He also talks to actors Tony Danza and Andy Karl, as well as Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/05/2014

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Caught On Video: Car Takes “Rocky” Ride Down Philadelphia Art Museum Steps

The steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum, immortalized for many in the movie “Rocky”, once again drew international attention as a video, by photographer Hugh Dillon, went viral, showing a car coming down the famous steps.

10/25/2013

Quinn Sheeran demonstrating his musical deodorant invention. (Credit: YouTube)

Video Of Budding Inventor’s Musical Deodorant Goes Viral

An Ocean County boy is getting a lot of attention from the Internet — and from one of the world’s biggest brands — after a video of his invention went viral.

08/20/2013

Simon Whitehouse prepares for his 100 mile run. (credit: simonsrockyroad.blogspot.com)

Man Runs From New York To Philadelphia To Raise Awareness About Mental Illness

Simon Whitehouse started his run at Central Park in New York on Saturday morning. He finished on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia with a run up the steps of the Art Museum.

04/28/2013

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

Home Used In Rocky II Movie Up For Sale

The historic home used during the Rocky II movie is up for sale in South Philadelphia.

03/15/2013

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Statue Honoring Boxing Champion Joe Frazier In Progress

A statue honoring late boxing great Joe Frazier is going up soon. Many say it’s a long overdue tribute to a Philadelphia sports icon.

09/05/2012

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Book About Philadelphia Sports Focuses On What Happens Off The Court

The men’s NCAA championship game tonight brings a lot of attention to what will happen on the court, but a new book about Philadelphia sports is mostly about what happens elsewhere.

04/02/2012

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NatGeo Traveler Names Philadelphia a Top Movie-Making Town

According to the magazine, Philadelphia is one of the most memorable destinations on the silver screen.

03/22/2012

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

Best Movies Set In Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly love has served as the backdrop for hundreds of feature films (and many music videos as well). From the obvious — Philadelphia and Rocky — to the not-so obvious — George […]

CBS Philly–10/27/2010