5 days ago

Museum of Sports Coming to Philadelphia

The $8 million site of the museum is 25,000 square feet of space within the Jetro Building at 700 Pattison Avenue, a prime spot amid the action of the Sports Complex.

    Museum of Sports Coming to Philadelphia
    Passionate sports fans of Philly, rejoice -- a museum completely dedicated to sports is coming to town. The Museum of Sports will be one of the few museums worldwide to celebrate all national sports, but it will particularly focus on the rich and diverse history of sports in Philadelphia and the four major teams that play here.
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5 days ago

Team USA Takes on Slovenia in Its Olympic Men's Hockey Opener

Don’t necessarily expect a repeat of 2014’s lopsided 5-1 American victory

    Team USA Takes on Slovenia in Its Olympic Men's Hockey Opener
    Team USA begins its pursuit of the gold medal in men's hockey with a game against Slovenia. Without active NHL players in Pyeongchang, the U.S. will rely on a roster filled with veterans playing in...
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Feb 07

Philly Preparing a 5-Mile Parade for the Eagles

After the Eagles leave the Linc, they will officially kick off the parade at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia,

    Philly Preparing a 5-Mile Parade for the Eagles
    The City of Philadelphia will honor the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles with a five mile-long parade that will be capped off with a huge celebration outside the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thursday.
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Feb 06

Eagles Parade: What Roads are Closed? What About Parking?

2000 Winter Street

1500-1600 Market Street

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1500 Arch Street (both sides of the street)

1600 Cherry Street (both sides of the street)

    Eagles Parade: What Roads are Closed? What About Parking?
    If you're heading to Thursday's Eagles Parade of Champions in Philadelphia, avoid driving at all costs. There will be tons of street closures and parking restrictions (which we detail below) and getting around will generally be a nightmare. Here's a breakdown about what roads will be closed and where you may or may not be able to park.
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Feb 06

What You Need to Know: Philly's 5-Mile Parade for the Eagles

The Eagles Super Bowl championship parade begins Thursday morning at Broad and Pattison in South Philly and will end at the "Rocky Steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. NBC10's Matt DeLucia has more details about the parade and how the city is planning for the throngs of fans.

    What You Need to Know: Philly's 5-Mile Parade for the Eagles
    The City of Philadelphia will honor the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles with a five mile-long parade that will be capped off with a huge celebration outside the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thursday.
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Feb 05

Broken Glass, Downed Poles: Some Eagles Revelers Go Too Far

Aftermath: A lane of traffic on N Broad St near Race is blocked by toppled planters. @NBCPhiladelphiapic.twitter.com/fjo28uxaHT — Matt DeLucia (@MattDeLucia) February 5, 2018

Smashed window at Old Navy on 1600 block of Chestnut. @NBCPhiladelphiapic.twitter.com/nc2vTCCsq8 — Matt DeLucia (@MattDeLucia) February 5, 2018

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Crews worked through the night to clean up the debris and overturned trash cans. Street sweepers continued to clean Broad Street near Chestnut Street as of 6 a.m. anyone needing to travel in Center City Monday morning should allow extra time due to potential road detours.

    Broken Glass, Downed Poles: Some Eagles Revelers Go Too Far
    Most of the Eagles fans that poured onto Philadelphia streets after the franchise's first Super Bowl win celebrated responsibly but some vandalized businesses, breaking windows, spray-painting walls and looting...
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Feb 03

The Best Super Bowl Food and Drink Deals in Philly

Pub & Kitchen — 1946 Lombard St. — This gastropub will be debuting a special brunch menu this weekend, featuring Eagles-themed fare...

Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge — 1000 Frankford Ave. — They'll will be giving every fan in the restaurant a free Flying Eagles Shot...

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Milk Boy — 1100 Chestnut St. or 401 South St. — Both locations have a great deal for patrons every time the Eagles score a touchdown during the Super Bowl: a complimentary shot of house whiskey. On top of that, revelers will receive free wings at halftime.

Square 1682 — 121 South 17th St. — This spot is a quieter option for Philly sports fans that will have $3 cans of Peroni and free truffle popcorn during the big game.

Nick’s Bar & Grille — 16 South Second St. — They're offering special deals on roast beef and roast pork sandwiches, tacos, nachos, Miller Lite Buckets, and domestic drafts.

BRU Craft & Wurst — 1318 Chestnut St. — Fans can buy $5 select pints and snack on unique selections of nachos, cheesesteaks, and wings.

SliCE — Rittenhouse Square (1740 Samson St.), Italian Market (1180 S. 10th St.), and Fishtown (431 E. Girard Ave.) — This pizza spot has added a wide variety of...

SliCE — Rittenhouse Square (1740 Samson St.), Italian Market (1180 S. 10th St.), and Fishtown (431 E. Girard Ave.) — This pizza spot has added a wide variety of football-themed pizzas to its menu...

O’Neals Pub — 611 South 3rd St. — O'Neals will kick off the big day at 9 a.m. Sunday with pre-game deals on breakfast sandwiches, Bloody Marys, and mimosas. Drink and wing specials will begin during game time and continue until the restaurant closes.

Landmark Americana — University City (3333 Market St.) and on City Line Avenue (2481 N 54th St.) — They boast $2.50 Yuengling and Kronenbourg drafts, along with happy hour appetizers available all day.

Landmark Americana — University City (3333 Market St.) and on City Line Avenue (2481 N 54th St.) — They boast $2.50 Yuengling and Kronenbourg drafts, along with happy hour appetizers available all day.

Taproom on 19th — 2400 S. 19th St. — They'll have half-price wings, $4 Founders Drafts, and $2.50 Miller High Life and Miller Lite on game day.

    The Best Super Bowl Food and Drink Deals in Philly
    Looking for the best food and drink bargains during the Super Bowl? Local bars and restaurants throughout Philadelphia are offering a variety of special deals for the big game. Here's some options: Pub & Kitchen - 1946 Lombard St.
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Jan 17

NBC10's 'Road to Victory' Bus Soars Again

5 p.m. -- Chickie's and Pete's, 1526 Packer Ave., Philadelphia

12:30 p.m. -- Temple University Liacouras Center, 1776 N Broad St., Philadelphia

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3:30 p.m. -- Schuylkill River Dog Park, S. 25th and Spruce streets, Philadelphia

5 p.m. -- Xfinity Live, 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia

11:30 a.m. -- King of Prussia Town Center, 155 Village Drive, King of Prussia

    NBC10's 'Road to Victory' Bus Takes Flight Again
    The Eagles Road to Victory bus is back and ready to help Eagles fans show their support for the Birds!
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Jan 12

A Freestyle Skier's Wrenching Journey Toward Olympics

Soon after a sponsorship deal from Armada skis , he finished well at a Dew Tour stop. Later, along came a deal with Target and an invitation into the field at the 2011 Winter X Games, where as a 15-year-old he took second.

    A Freestyle Skier's Wrenching Journey Toward Olympics
    Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: His family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated.
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Jan 10

Get on Eagles 'Road to Victory' Bus Tour

10 a.m. - Piazza at Schmidt’s, 1001 N 2nd St., Philadelphia (Northern Liberties)

11 a.m. - Reading Terminal, 51 N 12th St., Philadelphia (Center City)

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2 p.m. – Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center/Acme, 121 E City Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA

    Get on Eagles 'Road to Victory' Bus Tour
    Eagles excitement is building heading into their playoff showdown with the Falcons Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field and the 'road to victory' is paved by a hype bus rolling through town.
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Nov 10

Man Swipes Halladay Jersey from Ballpark Memorial

The memorial has been growing outside the ballpark's third base gate at S. 11th Street and Pattison Avenue since Halladay's death Tuesday in a Florida plane crash. The star pitcher, who spent...

    Man Swipes Halladay Jersey from Ballpark Memorial
    A man was arrested for swiping a Roy Halladay jersey from a memorial for the baseball legend outside Citizens Bank Park Thursday, police said. A Philadelphia Police officer assigned to the K9 Unit witnessed the man grab the jersey and place it inside his jacket.
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Apr 18

Second Phase of Road Closures for NFL Draft Begin

Kelly Drive will be closed at Fairmount Avenue with traffic detoured onto Fairmount Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue

No parking on 2400 Pennsylvania Avenue (south side angle parking only) from 4/5 to 5/8

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- Pennsylvania Avenue between 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue (south side of street only)

    Second Phase of Road Closures for NFL Draft Begin
    The Ben Franklin Parkway continues its transformation for the NFL Draft with the first round of closures before the main event on April 27. If your commute brings you anywhere near the Art Museum, Eakins Oval or the Ben Franklin Parkway, give yourself a little extra time this week-- The first phase of road closures took place Monday at 12:01 a.m.
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Mar 23

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title
    America's pastime is back in the hands of the United States. Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico 8-0 to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.
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Mar 21

Former Chicago Bulls GM Jerry Krause Dead at 77: Report

1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    Former Chicago Bulls GM Jerry Krause Dead at 77: Report
    Jerry Krause, known as the architect of the Chicago Bulls' dynasty in the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 77, the Chicago Bulls confirmed Tuesday. Krause, who won six championships during his successful tenure with the Bulls, passed away on Tuesday, a family member told the Tribune's KC Johnson.
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