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Ryan Roemer, instrumentalist teacher at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, warms up his students in preparation for a master jazz class at the Kimmel Center.  Photo by Dafni Dimopoulos, provided)

Philadelphia Music Students Prepare For Verizon Hall Performance With Master Jazz Class

In preparation for their Verizon Hall debut next week, high schoolers from the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Jazz Ensemble participated in a master class led by Kimmel Center musicians.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

Christopher Mullins, co-owner of McGillin's Olde Ale House, with a "Dublin Donkey."  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

A Center City Pub Readies For 2016 Democratic Convention With a Special Drink

Christopher Mullins, co-owner of McGillin’s Olde Ale House, an Irish pub near 13th and Chestnut Streets, calls his newest concoction a “Dublin Donkey.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

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New Facebook Feature Lets Users Determine What Happens To Their Account After They Die

The feature is called “legacy contact,” and it appears in Facebook’s security settings menu.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Main Street, in New Hope.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Winter Weekend in New Hope, Pa.

It’s a lively spot for a wintertime getaway.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Ben Puchowitz, of Bing Bing Dim Sum.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Bonchon, Bing Bing, and… Rita!

Two different takes on Asian cuisine are getting ready to open in Philadelphia. And an old favorite is coming back to its center city location.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(The 2014 race.  File photo by KYW's Tim Jimenez)

City of Philadelphia Changing Production Company For Annual Bicycling Race

Liberty Sports Development, the nonprofit organization formed two years ago to put on the biggest one-day professional cycling race in America, still owes the city hundreds of thousands of dollars.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

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Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Algorithm Draws Attention From Privacy Experts

According to Science magazine, Facebook’s facial-recognition technology is now “as accurate as a human being at a few constrained facial recognition tasks.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

2014 celebration in Chinatown (Credit: PCDC)

Hear Philly: Dancing, Parades and Food Ring In The Chinese New Year In Philadelphia

By Andrew Kramer PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s going to be one big party in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood the second half of the month. The reason: to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which is February 19th. […]

02/11/2015

(The Taney Dragons pose with Phillies' team  executives at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Banquet, on January 16th.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Chicago Little League Team, the Taney Dragons’ Spoiler, Loses Its Championship Title

Chicago eliminated Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons from the tournament last summer, in Williamsport, Pa.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(File photo:  Steven Vitoria, left, vies with Alex Sandro during a Portuguese league match in 2013.  Photo by Miguel Riopa/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Steven Vitoria A Building Block in Union’s 2015 Plans

The Philadelphia Union preseason is in full swing, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show catches you up on the latest information!

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Owners of Former Revel Casino Move to Void Sale to Developer Glenn Straub

Straub had until midnight yesterday to close on the sale, but didn’t.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(credit: Amanda Polyak, Adventure Aquarium)

Hear Philly: Adventure Aquarium Dives Into Past With ‘Dinosaurs of the Deep’

Adventure Aquarium’s ‘Dinosaurs of the Deep’ offers visitors a chance to dive into the past and discover what it was like deep beneath the oceans’ surface during prehistoric times.

02/07/2015

(Credit: African American Children’s Book Fair)

African American Children’s Book Fair Returns To Philadelphia

The African American Children’s Book Fair is today at the Community College of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/07/2015

(Penguins seem happy as larks despite Philadelphia's cold snap.  Photo by John McDevitt)

At Philadelphia Zoo, Some Animals Thrive in Frigid Weather, Others Manage With Some Help

Some species can endure the cold weather easily. Others not so much. But the Philadelphia Zoo makes sure all the species are kept happy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(credit: Shops at Liberty Place)

PHS Pop-up Beer Garden Returns, Only Indoors

If you loved the PHS Pop-up Beer Garden in the summer, good news: It’s coming back, and earlier than expected.

02/06/2015

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