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Oron Daskal, co-owner of South Bowl. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Bowling, ‘Dine KOP’ and a New Ardmore Eatery

A South Philadelphia bowling bar and restaurant, a new place to eat in Ardmore and the first ever ‘Dine HOP.’

02/26/2015

(The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Frozen Rivers Putting Some Travel On Ice

Ice jammed rivers and bays have impacted freighters and tankers, but getaway seekers have also been feeling the effects.

02/26/2015

Nantes' Venezuelian-Spanish forward Fernando Aristeguieta vies with Bastia's French defender Julian Palmieri (L) and Bastia's French midfielder Yannick Cahuzac during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) against Nantes (FCN) on May 17, 2014. (credit: PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Union Finally Get Their Man

The Philadelphia Union finally got their man. This week, the KYW Philly Soccer Show had the chance to speak with new striker, Fernando Aristeguieta.

02/25/2015

Preparations for the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

2015 Philadelphia Flower Show Preps Begin To Bloom

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is now rolling out the red carpet for everything floral.

02/23/2015

(Credit: John James Audubon Center)

Hear Philly: Sweet Time Guaranteed When Maple Syrup-Centric Festival Returns To Montco

The Sapsucker Festival — formerly known as the Maple Sugar Festival — returns March 7th.

02/23/2015

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

(A child tries her hand at Chinese calligraphy at the Please Touch Museum, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Please Touch Museum Again Brings Lunar New Year Festivities To The Younger Set

Families at the museum are celebrating the start of the “Year of the Goat” on the Chinese calendar with a variety of themed activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

The Midnight Lion Dance Performance kicks off the 2015 Chinese New Year. (Credit: CBS 3)

Week-Long Celebration Rings In Chinese New Year In Philadelphia

There will be parades, dancing and plenty of food in Chinatown over the next week.

02/19/2015

(Harrisburg, seen from across the frozen Susquehanna River in Lemoyne, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Enjoying the Harrisburg, Pa., Area

Pennsylvania’s state capitol isn’t just for politics. There’s some fun and a fine seafood lunch to be had.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

(Jason Kang, in the new Miga.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Korean BBQ, German Transit, and a Giant Pig Roast

This week, Hadas tells us about a onetime Korean barbecue restaurant that’s finally found a new Philadelphia home, a new center city spot that’s using German subways as its theme, and what’s coming at the next Reading Terminal Market fundraiser.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

(Backers of an official Veterans' Day parade for Philadelphia announce their plans in the City Council caucus room of City Hall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A Long Oversight Corrected: Philadelphia To Get An Official Veterans’ Day Parade

Noted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it’s almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don’t have an official Veterans’ Day parade.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(A petition on Change.org protests Facebook's handling of Native American names.)

Facebook’s ‘Real Names Only’ Policy Drawing More Online Protests

Drag queens were first. Now, Native Americans have joined the chorus of complaints about Facebook’s “real names” policy enforcement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(Kevin Miller photo from Philadelphia Union.  Austin Berry file photo  by Mitchell Leff/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Union Trainer Kevin Miller, Defender Austin Berry

This week, trainer Kevin Miller talks about the players’ off-season fitness regimen, and Eli talks about a recent interview with Union defender Austin Berry.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(Joe Mastronardo Jr., one of the alleged ringleaders, is married to the daughter of Frank Rizzo, the late Philadelphia mayor.  File photo)

Huntingdon Valley ‘Gentleman Gambler’ Sentenced for Racketeering and Money Laundering

Joseph Mastronardo Jr. is married to the daughter of late Philadelphia mayor Frank Rizzo.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

(Image by Melony Roy)

Online Streaming Service Lists Top ‘Sex’ Songs Played During Valentine’s Day Weekend

There was also a Top 10 list of “love” songs, but they were different.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

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