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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

(credit: The Franklin Institute)

Hear Philly: Legend Of Genghis Khan Comes To Life At The Franklin Institute

‘Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life’ takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into the legendary Mongol Empire and its founder.

05/09/2015

International House Philadelphia (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

IHP Hosts Global Gala Fundraiser Highlighting Korean Culture

This year Korean heritage takes center stage at the 54th International House Philadelphia Global Gala in West Philly.

05/09/2015

Ocean

Experts, Tracking Great White Shark Off NJ Coast, Say No Warning Is Warranted

First, get that “Jaws” music out of your head.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

Thousands row along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Of Collegiate Rowers Converge In Philadelphia For The Dad Vail

The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.

05/08/2015

(Credit: Phil Mislinski/Getty Images).

Cape May Throwing Weekend-Long Party For US Coast Guard

A three-day party starts Friday in Cape May to honor the city’s and the county’s long history with the US Coast Guard.

05/08/2015

(An ensemble of six musicians demonstrates for students how music can bridge cultural gaps during a "Live Connections" program inside the World Café, in University City.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

In West Philadelphia, Students Learn To See Music as a Cultural Bridge

Students from Comly Elementary School, in Northeast Philadelphia, were among a select audience taking part in a “Live Connections” session at the World Café, in University City.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(The visage of Genghis Khan peers from a banner over the entrance of the Franklin Institute, at 20th and The Parkway.  Photo by John McDevitt)

‘Genghis Khan’ Exhibit at Franklin Institute Puts New Spin on Conqueror’s Reputation

This show paints the Mongolian conqueror not as a ruthless barbarian but as a great civilizer of humankind.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(A display outside a curio shop in New Hope, Pa.   Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New Hope, Pa.

As summer approaches, the Bucks County town of New Hope, on the Delaware River, is once again coming alive with visitors and things to do.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Union forward Fernando Aristeguieta takes a moment during the Union's loss to Toronto.  Photo by Daniel Gajdamowicz, Philly Soccer Page.  Used with permission)

Philly Soccer Show: Maurice Edu On What’s Needed

Another rough week for the Philadelphia Union.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(The Philadelphia civic flag, at right behind the arc of balloons, seemed disinclined to unfurl during ceremonies marking its 120th anniversary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Plaque Dedication Marks 120th Anniversary of Creation of Philadelphia’s Flag

The next time you jog up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, take a moment to notice the azure blue and golden yellow flag on the righthand side. It’s Philadelphia’s “civic” flag.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(Shady Brook Farm.  Image provided)

Bucks County, Pa. To Open Summer Tourism Season With Ice Cream Giveaway

The event, at Shady Brook Farm, will run from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday, featuring free ice cream from Uncle Dave’s Homemade Ice Cream.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Broad Street Run Had Lots of Medical Care Ready to Respond — Some Obvious, Some Not

It was no accident that help was nearby whenever runners suffered health problems at last Sunday’s Broad Street Run.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Atlantic City Planning For Another Glorious Summer Season, Officials Say

There will be a couple of mega beach concerts this year (details to come in a couple of weeks), along with the usual offering of star-studded entertainment, family oriented events, nightlife, and outlet shopping.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015