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(Mayor Nutter announces the countdown to the Broad Street Run.  Photo by Michael Nutter)

On Your Mark: Philadelphia Gearing Up For Sunday’s Broad Street Run

Mayor Michael Nutter was joined today outside City Hall by officials from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and other dignitaries to kick off the countdown to Sunday’s “Broad Street Run.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

The 2014 World's Largest Bar Crawl (Credit: Justin Udo)

Hear Philly: Cheers! Thousands To Pack Philly Pubs For World’s Largest Bar Crawl

Who doesn’t love a good bar crawl this time of year? Especially when great drink specials are offered and you’re helping some wonderful causes.

04/26/2015

(A visitor to the National Museum of American Jewish History views Richard Avedon's portrait of Allen Ginsberg and his family.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Exhibition of Richard Avedon Photography

The new show, running at the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the decades-long career of celebrity and fashion photographer Richard Avedon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/26/2015

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Consumer Advocate: Comcast Faced Troublesome Disclosures If It Had Pressed Merger Deal

“If the Department of Justice actually filed suit against Comcast, a lot of analysis of Comcast’s business practices would become part of the public record,” a public interest group’s attorney says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

NHL Cracks Down on Live Streaming at Its Hockey Games

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly sent a memo to team presidents and credentialed media reiterating the league’s policy on streaming footage.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

(Franklin Field, on the Penn campus, is the home for the Penn Relays.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Penn Relays Opens Amid Cool Temperatures, Strong Winds, and A Touch of Rain

The 121st “Penn Relays” are underway at Franklin Field, and spectators from all over the world were braving the elements to watch the competitions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Jazz Appreciation Month To End With A Bang

With less than a dozen events remaining in Jazz Appreciation month — this weekend is expected to bring the noise.

04/23/2015

(Photo by Anna Schmidt, provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Weddings Afloat

If you’re thinking of tying the knot and are looking for a memorable, small-scale ceremony, how about a nautical nuptials?

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

Joan Mazzotti holds a cardboard cutout of fundraiser host Carlos Ruiz. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Phillies To Join Media Celebs For Charity Bowling Fundraiser

Some of the Phillies will take off their spikes and lace on some bowling shoes tonight during an event for Philadelphia Futures.

04/23/2015

(Alex Rivera and  Simon Indrele, holding 3D-printed figurines of themselves.  Photo by Ian Bush)

3D Printing, Serious and Not So, Gets Spotlight During Philly Tech Week

How about a 3D model of your face for $25, or a full-body statuette for $125? A center city company can do it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(Bike rental station at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park, in Oaks, Pa.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Starts Its Bike-Rental Program at Two Park Locations

It’s on a much smaller scale, but bicycles can now be rented with a smartphone app along two biking trails in Montgomery County.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(Monnett Sudler plays guitar during the inaugural Wednesday jazz concert at the office of Creative Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

City of Philadelphia Kicks Off Weekly Lunchtime Jazz Series in City Hall

Room 116 of City Hall was standing-room-only for the launch of the new series.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

C.J. Sapong (center) wears a face guard while playing against the New England Revolution on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Photo by Paul Rudderow, provided by Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show: C.J. Sapong and The Revs

He’s quickly becoming a fan favorite, and he’s this week’s guest on the Philly Soccer Show.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

The South Street Spring Festival returns May 2nd. (Credit: South Street Headhouse District.)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia’s Festival Season Kicks Off On South Street

South Street will come alive the first weekend in May as one of the largest festivals of the year in the area returns.

04/20/2015

(Photo credit: Streeter Lecka/ Getty Images)

Twitterverse Lights Up With Reaction to Tim Tebow News

“Tebow mania” is once again all over social media, after news that the quarterback is headed to Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015