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(PHS president Drew Becher.  Photo by  Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Garden Fest, Reading Terminal Update & A High-End Food Truck

A fall festival, some new happenings at the Reading Terminal Market and a Four Seasons travelling food truck.

09/18/2014

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Regardless Of The Future, A Piece Of Scotland’s Past Remains In Philadelphia

Located near Penn’s Landing is the Scottish Memorial.

09/18/2014

The St. Andrews University building. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Home Of Golf And Whiskey

Americans have been fascinated by the tale of “Braveheart” William Wallace who wielded a broadsword instead of a ballot to wrest Scotland from the English. He failed, but American visitors flock to the site of his legendary Battle of Stirling Bridge.

09/18/2014

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian, at the Delaware County Press Club, in Media, Pa.  Photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Lays Out Red Carpet For Town’s Economic Recovery

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian discussed his long-term goals for the shore town that has been wracked over the past few weeks by consolidation in the casino industry.

09/17/2014

(The Camden Sophisticated Sisters with Queen Latifah on her national talk showing, airing on CBS-3.  Photo provided)

Camden, NJ Group Gets Big Boost on National TV Show

What the Camden Sohisticated Sisters drill team didn’t know: there was a $10,000 donation provided by Queen Latifah. The segment airs today at 3pm on CBS-3.

09/17/2014

Miss New York (Credit: Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)

Miss New York Chosen As Miss America 2015

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night.

09/14/2014

(David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel, stands alongside its historic marker.   Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel, in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history.

09/14/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Shutdown Warning Letters Go Out to Taj Mahal Casino Employees

As expected, workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel in Atlantic City have received formal warning that their jobs may be gone by mid-November.

09/12/2014

(Union interim manager Jim Curtin, then assistant coach, with midfielder Danny Cruz in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Al Messerschmidt/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: US Open Cup Fever

This is the US Open Cup Final edition of the KYW Philly Soccer Show! Jim Curtin is our special guest.

09/12/2014

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Susan G. Komen 3-Day Kicks Off In Philadelphia

On a beautiful day for a walk, hundreds of people — decked out in pink — started their 60-mile, three-day journey.

09/12/2014

The restrooms at Longwood Gardens are hoping to earn the title "Best in America."(Credit: Justin Udo)

Longwood Gardens Hope To Flush Competition In Best Bathroom Contest

Longwood Garden’s restrooms are in a contest for the title “Best Bathroom in America.”

09/12/2014

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After Rough Stretch, Some Good News For Atlantic City’s Casino Industry

Revel has been sold and MGM is back as a half partner at the Borgata.

09/11/2014

(Katie Bertelson, in the new Ben & Jerry's ice cream store at 1726 Sansom Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: More Ben & Jerry’s, and 2 Food Festivals

Two food festivals take place on the same evening next week. Plus, a Ben & Jerry’s franchise store is opening in center city.

09/11/2014

The Brooklyn Bridge and New York City skyline. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fee Frustration

By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In case you haven’t noticed, hotels and restaurants have been taking a page out of the airlines’ playbook and are tacking on fees for what used to be free […]

09/11/2014

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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Hydrofest, Irish Weekend and Monster Trucks Invade The Beach

Before Irish Weekend — one of the biggest of the year in Wildwood — a popular event for boating enthusiasts will make a splash.

09/10/2014

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