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The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Massive Slip And Slide Headed To Atlantic City This August

The gigantic padded slide is 1,000 feet – longer than three football fields – and will be set up for one day only.

01/27/2015

(The Doylestown Inn.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: A Small Hotel in Doylestown, Pa.

The historic Doylestown Inn has gone through many changes since it first opened, on State Street in Doylestown, in 1902.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/25/2015

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background. File photo by Randall E. Scott)

2016 Democratic Convention Will Be Late July, But in Philadelphia or Elsewhere?

The “when” is settled. Still unknown is the “where.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Atlantic City. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Christie Names Oversight Team To Dig A.C. Out Of ‘Enormous Hole’

By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(Daniel Creskoff, at Cinemug.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Coffee with Movies, Pizza with Kindness, and Literacy with Cooking

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on one pizza shop’s novel approach to crowdfunding, the Free Library’s efforts toward “culinary literacy,” and a coffee shop with something extra.

01/22/2015

(The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Quick Trip Back 100 Years

The preservation of a major American institution in a Berks County town celebrated a half-century last week.

01/22/2015

Revel Casino in Atlantic City. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Judge: Revel Sale To Florida Developer Can Proceed

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the sale of Atlantic City’s former Revel casino to a Florida developer to proceed.

01/21/2015

(Pope Francis greets Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, right, during Chaput's visit to Rome in November 2014.  Photo provided by Archdiocese of Philadelphia)

Details of Pope Francis’ Visit to U.S., Including Philadelphia, Coming Together

It now appears that Philadelphia will be the final stop in a three-city US that will take the pope first to Washington, DC and New York City.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

(credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Most Americans Feel A Terrorist Attack In The U.S. Is Imminent

A new poll finds the majority of Americans are fearful about a domestic terrorist attack following the one in Paris and doubtful that ISIL can be stopped even if U.S. troops get involved.

01/20/2015

(credit: Xurxo Lobato/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Food Truck Celebrates Birthday With Free Sweets

The freebies are limited to one per customer until they sell out.

01/20/2015

(A representative of Bass Pro Shops checks in jobseekers at the company's job fair at the Atlantic City Sheraton.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Show Up For Sporting Goods Chain’s Job Fair in Atlantic City

The line stretched out of the ballroom of the Sheraton, around the corridor, wrapped around a spiral staircase and ended at the front door of the hotel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

(The former headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer, at Broad and Callowhill Streets.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Blatstein Drops Casino Appeal, Says He’ll Move Ahead With Other Plans for Inquirer HQ

Blatstein was one of four developers hoping to build Philadelphia’s second casino; he proposed putting it in the former Inquirer headquarters, on North Broad Street at Callowhill.

01/19/2015

(credit: Andrew Porter)

Final Meeting On Redesign Of Love Park To Be Held Tuesday

A public meeting is slated for Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the central branch of Philly’s Free Library.

01/19/2015

(Pope Francis, in file photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Wedding Bells Silenced As Pope’s Philly Visit Fills Hotels

Tourism and hospitality officials said the impact of Francis’ appearance is unlike anything they’ve experienced in recent memory.

01/18/2015

(The former Peco power plant on the Delaware River near Penn Treaty Park, in Fishtown.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Developer Plans to Turn Former Peco Power Plant Into Hotels Plus Event Spaces

Developer Bart Blatstein and caterer Joseph Volpe have signed a contract with Exelon Corporation to buy the old power plant at an undisclosed price.

01/16/2015

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