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‘Parklets’ Return To Philadelphia For Summer 2014

The small green spaces, which are located inside parallel parking spaces at several spots throughout the city, offer Philadelphians temporary places to relax, sit, eat and enjoy the scenery.

04/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: NYC’s High Line Park

Let’s look at New York’s High Line Park – a successful experiment in turning an eyesore into a recreational asset. It’s worth a weekend getaway.

04/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: Historic Ship Ports

Many of these ships are clustered in key cities on rivers and harbors that provide fascinating day trips or destination getaways. Let’s cast off.

04/10/2014

(Crabbing from a small motorboat in Maryland's Eastern Neck.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Maryland Crabbing Season is Open

If you’re tired of hocking the house for a bushel of crabs on a Maryland getaway, you’ll be pleased to know the do-it-yourself crab season opened on April 1st.

04/10/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Canadian Treat Arrives at Citizens Bank Park

It’s called poutine, and it’s being served for the first time this year at Harry the K’s, in the ballpark.

04/03/2014

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Longwood Ranked Top Public Garden In America

Virginia’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden came in second place.

04/02/2014

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Getaway Guide: Country Inns

Here are a few favorite historic country inns that can trace their origins in centuries.

04/02/2014

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Philadelphia’s Top Spring Fun Runs

For those of us who aren’t looking to get electrocuted or drown in a cess pool during our Saturday morning run, these are the most fun races in Philadelphia.

04/01/2014

Men's winner Abebe Mickuriya crosses the finish line. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Registration Opens At Midnight For 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

Registration will open up at midnight on Tuesday, April 1st for the full and half marathons and the Rothman Institute 8K.

03/31/2014

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Getaway Guide: Exploring Barcelona

So, what’s to see and do in Barcelona? Join me at a few of my favorite “must visit” stops.

03/27/2014

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Getaway Guide: Big Apple Neighborhood Acronyms

New York City has gone acronym berserk and hot neighborhoods have suddenly expanded as everyone on the periphery wants a piece of the action.

03/26/2014

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Top Spots To See Spring Flowers

If you’re looking to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, stop and smell the roses (or tulips, or daffodils…) at one of these gorgeous gardens, right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/20/2014

(Blue Mountain's "mountain cams" were showing plenty of skiers and plenty of snow on the slopes this week.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: One of the Longest Ski Seasons In Memory

This brutal winter has provided a bonanza for at least one group of getaway seekers: skiers and snowboarders will be snow-sliding right into spring.

03/20/2014

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Getaway Guide: Spring Skiing

The ski slopes of Pennsylvania have more March snow today than they’ve had in decades. Here’s what kind of hijinks, from carnivals to St. Pat’s themed ski-a-thons, we can expect.

03/11/2014

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Getaway Guide: St. Patrick’s Day In County Cork, Ireland

For a unique St. Patrick’s week experience, get spontaneous, pick a town in Ireland and unwind with the locals. How about Kinsale in County Cork?

03/06/2014

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