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(Canoeing on the Schuylkill Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Less Crowded Memorial Day Weekend

To join the crowd or not on Memorial Day Weekend? THAT is the question.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/21/2015

Midfielder Zach Pfeffer (credit: Earl Gardner/Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show: Hometown Hero Zach Pfeffer

Midfielder Zach Pfeffer talks with KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch about his game winning goal he scored late in the Union’s 1-0 win Sunday over DC United

05/19/2015

(Microscopic View of Philadelphia. Chromolithograph by Herline & Co. Published by John Weik, Philadelphia, 1869. Zebooker Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Photo used with permission.)

Upcoming Program At Wagner Free Institute Of Science Looks Back At Pivotal Year: 1865

The Wagner Free Institute of Science celebrates the 150th anniversary of its North Philadelphia home with a free program Wednesday evening that explores how the major events of 1865 played out in Philadelphia and influenced its future.

05/19/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 07: Head coach Herb Magee of the Philadelphia Rams hugs his granddaughters Karly (L) and Katie Steck after getting his 1000th career win at the Gallagher Center on February 7, 2015 in Philadelphia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Philly U To Celebrate Herb Magee’s Historic 1,000th Win Next Month

On Thursday June 4th, the Philly U will host a celebration at the Gallagher Center on campus.

05/17/2015

(Graphic provided by the Philadelphia Singers.)

Philadelphia Singers’ Leader Will Conduct Farewell Concert Despite Amtrak Injuries

The final, farewell concert of the Philadelphia Singers is tomorrow evening, as the group shuts down operations after more than 40 years of performing. Their leader, David Hayes, was aboard the train that derailed.

05/15/2015

Montco contingent bikes to Valley Forge Park on the Schuylkill River Trail. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Ride Your Bike To Work Day Recognized In Philly Suburbs

A group from Montgomery County rode up the Schuylkill River Trail from Norristown to Valley Forge National Historic Park, meeting with a contingent who rode in from Chester County.

05/15/2015

Street art in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice Island

The water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.

05/15/2015

(Zoo visitors watch a gorilla transiting the "Gorilla Treeway."  Photo provided by Phila. Zoo)

Philadelphia Zoo Adds Gorilla Passageway To Its Overhead Animal Network

The latest, “Gorilla Treeway,” is an elevated, 300-foot outdoor passageway where the great apes can hang out and play.

05/14/2015

Ray Gaddis, in 2014 file photo by  Justin Edmonds/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Defender Ray Gaddis, Left to Right

KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch talk with the right back as the Union comes off yet another defeat.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/14/2015

(AWAY HE GOES!  The zipline experience starts atop a tower at Spring Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Treetop Canopy Tours at Spring Mountain

Thrill seekers get some high-flying adventure on a “zipline,” which carries the timid and bold at daunting speed above the trees, harnessed to a cable.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/14/2015

(The Boys and Girls Club of Bridesburg sports a fresh coat of paint following the community project.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Paint Company Provides Materials and Labor To Spruce Up a Phila. Community Center

It took less than three hours for dozens of volunteers from national paint store chain Sherwin-Williams to add a fresh coat of blue and white paint to the walls of the Bridesburg Boys and Girls Club.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash and Orioles manager Buck Showalter shake hands during Opening Day ceremonies on April 6th.  File photo by Brian Blanco/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Man Hopes To Brighten Baltimore With Baseball ‘Re-Opening Day’

Sam Angell, a Baltimore native, says he saw the daunting images on TV two weeks ago and was devastated.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

Camden Police offer free ice cream. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Kids Scream For Free Ice Cream Thanks To Camden Police

The Camden Police Department sponsored a free ice cream giveaway Sunday as a way to bond with the community.

05/10/2015

International House Philadelphia's 54th Global Gala. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Korean Culture Celebrated At IHP Fundraising Gala

Korean Culture took center stage Saturday night during International House Philadelphia’s 54th Global Gala.

05/10/2015

(The Michener Art Museum, in Doylestown.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: The Michener Art Museum

The prolific author and favorite son of Doylestown, Pa. lent his name to the local art museum.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/10/2015