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(The view of Niagara Falls from a room in the Marriott Fallsview hotel.  Photo provided by niagarafallsmariott.com)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The View’s The Thing

A room with a view can dramatically enhance a summer getaway splurge. Here are some ideas on where to look.

07/31/2014

Niagara Fallsview Hotels (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Room With A View

A much sought after summer getaway splurge is the room with a view.

07/31/2014

(Blackhawks coaches inspect the plans for their new football field in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

North Philadelphia Team Gets a New Community Football Field

After the Blackhawks won the National “Pop Warner” Pee Wee championship in 2010, Mayor Nutter promised them a new place to play.

07/30/2014

(Raïs M'Bolhi of PFC CSKA Sofia on May 19, 2012.   Photo by Nikolay Doychinov/ EuroFootball/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: New Keeper For Union, Lunging Toward Playoffs?

The winds of change could be swirling around the Philadelphia Union once again, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show tries to make sense of it all.

07/30/2014

(FILE PHOTO:  Former longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.  All the team's wins from 1998 to 2011 were vacated by the NCAA.  Photo by Ned Dishman/ Getty Images)

Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn State

Five US congressmen, three of them Penn State alumni, are asking the NCAA to cancel the penalties it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex assault case.

07/29/2014

South Street Magic, Philadelphia's only full-time magic shop and theatre. (Credit: Tom Rickert)

Hear Philly: Watch A Magician, Learn To Become One At ‘South Street Magic’

Like a magician snapping his fingers or waving a wand, magic stores throughout Philadelphia have disappeared. Located at 617 East Passyunk Avenue, South Street Magic is the city’s only full-time magic shop and theatre.

07/28/2014

(Submission for the contest, provided by Visit Philly.)

Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest

If you like to take photographs, do we have a contest for you!

07/27/2014

(Eagles' president Don Smolenski points to new video screens and video "ribbons" that are being rolled out in Lincoln Financial Field.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Eagles Show Off Linc’s New Amenities, Including Expanded Video

“It’s going to be like what you experience at home: these are the highest resolution video boards in the National Football League,” said team president Don Smolenski.

07/25/2014

Stratagem Pictures co-president PJ Dimuzio. (Credit: Alexa Kelly)

Hear Philly: Movies, Music Videos, And More – Exploring Conshohocken’s Stratagem Pictures

Philly is known for cheese steaks and football, but an up-and-coming company in Conshohocken wants to add popcorn and quirky independent films to the list.

07/24/2014

(A large projection screen shows images from various Fringe Festival productions.)

Lineup Revealed For This September’s Philadelphia ‘Fringe’ Festival

“These are some of the biggest works we’ve ever brought to Philadelphia,” says Nick Stuccio, producing director of the 2014 lineup.

07/24/2014

(Karen Tancrede shows one of the in-table grills at Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbecue.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Tiki Bar, Japanese BBQ, and DiBruno’s 75th

This week, Hadas reports on a new Japanese barbecue restaurant near the Barnes Museum, a new Polynesian-themed bar in Fishtown, and how a legendary South Philly cheese-and-meat store is celebrating its big anniversary.

07/24/2014

(THE GETAWAY THAT WAS NOT TO BE.  KYW's Jay Lloyd provides a photo of what he's rather be doing than visiting a hospital emergency room.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Preparing For The Unplanned Accident

It was to be four great days of sailing the Chesapeake. Instead, I found myself riding a gurney to a date with an emergency room nurse.

07/24/2014

(Mayor Nutter holds a photograph of Jon Bon Jovi, the 2014 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award for humanitarianism.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Jon Bon Jovi to Receive Philadelphia’s Marian Anderson Award in November

He’ll join a prestigious list that includes Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier.

07/23/2014

(Photo by Ian Bush)

Northeast Phila. School Hosts Summer Program For Teen ‘Geeks’

They’re kids from the Philadelphia area who might just come up with the next iPhone or create the next Amazon.

07/23/2014

(Danny Cruz, in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Danny Cruz (!), Carlos Valdes (?)

Danny Cruz’s hard-nosed play has both delighted and frustrated the Philadelphia Union faithful, but the winger says he will always give his all for the team.

07/23/2014

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David Benoit Performs At “Smooth Jazz Summer Nights” At Penn’s Landing

 

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The Women Of Comic Con 2014

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ISAA Annual Spring Gala 2014

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