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(The concert stage is set up in front of the art museum for Friday's "Welcome America" festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Urging ‘Welcome America’ Attendees To Keep Cool, Keep Calm

City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.

07/03/2014

(The "Bridal Veil" falls of Niagara Falls.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Niagara Falls (New York or Ontario)

One of the most visually dramatic and popular getaway destinations is little more than one tankful of gas away from the Delaware Valley.

07/18/2013

(The Marina at Avalon Anchorage includes a picturesque dockside restaurant.  Image provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avalon, N.J. After Sandy

At least one Jersey shore marina has made a very nice, although expensive, comeback.

07/11/2013

(You can watch a Toronto Blue Jays' baseball game while dining in the Arriba Restaurant, which is built into the stadium.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Luxurious Baseball in Toronto

Not only ball teams go on the road — fans do, too!

07/04/2013

(A dinner cruise ship berthed along the Toronto waterfront.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Run To Toronto

If you crave big city summer getaways, here’s a single word of advice: Toronto.

06/27/2013

(Kayaking on Sand Lake, in Ontario, Canada.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Relaxing Lakeside in Southern Canada

If you own a recreational vehicle or plan to rent one this summer, here’s an idyllic place to park it in a land of lakes and Canadian sunsets.

06/20/2013

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Beach Badge Sales Up In Some NJ Shore Towns

Between high gas prices and a still fragile economy, many of us are choosing to cut back on vacations again. And that–around here anyway–is good news for beach destinations in New Jersey.

07/03/2011

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Guide To Water Transportation

If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, invariable trying to get from point to point by car bumps up against a water barrier that requires a detour to a bridge.

05/03/2011

Kelly Drive Picnic

Top Spots In Philadelphia For A Picnic

Pack a basket, grab a blanket and some friends, and head outside for a picnic at one of Philadelphia’s many green spaces.

04/29/2011

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Top Gardens Near Philadelphia

Some people travel the across the globe to see the best gardens, but really, they need only stick to the Philadelphia area: the region has so many quality places to experience nature in all its flowering glory that it could be named the garden capital of the world.

10/24/2010

How to Reduce Carcinogens When Grilling

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Labor Day is around the corner, and according to health officials, you need to be aware of certain risks when you’re grilling.

09/03/2010

Whipping Up Summer Drinks With Fruits and Veggies

Summer is a great season for entertaining but if you are tired of serving the same old drinks at your gathering, a local expert has some interesting ideas.

08/03/2010

Go Play in the Garden, with Kids

by KYW’s Phran Novelli Say, why don’t you all go outside and play? Seriously. If you’ve got kids on summer vacation with not enough to do, you need the Cool Kids’ Summer Guide from Greater […]

07/12/2010

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