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Street art in Manayunk. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Manayunk Street Art Points The Way To Venice Island

The water-themed vinyl decals on sidewalks and walls lead Main Street visitors to the new construction along the Manayunk Canal.

05/15/2015

(Zoo visitors watch a gorilla transiting the "Gorilla Treeway."  Photo provided by Phila. Zoo)

Philadelphia Zoo Adds Gorilla Passageway To Its Overhead Animal Network

The latest, “Gorilla Treeway,” is an elevated, 300-foot outdoor passageway where the great apes can hang out and play.

05/14/2015

(AWAY HE GOES!  The zipline experience starts atop a tower at Spring Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Treetop Canopy Tours at Spring Mountain

Thrill seekers get some high-flying adventure on a “zipline,” which carries the timid and bold at daunting speed above the trees, harnessed to a cable.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/14/2015

(Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash and Orioles manager Buck Showalter shake hands during Opening Day ceremonies on April 6th.  File photo by Brian Blanco/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Man Hopes To Brighten Baltimore With Baseball ‘Re-Opening Day’

Sam Angell, a Baltimore native, says he saw the daunting images on TV two weeks ago and was devastated.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(Lynne Abraham, at far left, takes part in a mayoral candidate forum at International House.  Real estate developer Ahsan Nasaratullah, center, was sent to represent Jim Kenney and Omar Woodard, far right, represented Anthony Williams.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Only 1 Candidate Makes Timely Appearance at Latest Phila. Mayoral Forum

The forum was sponsored by Global Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization that works to promote the city internationally.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

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Lawmaker Calling For Change After Passengers From Diverted Flight Stranded In PHL Overnight

The passengers, including actor Jeremy Piven, were held on the tarmac then transferred to a holding area until Customs opened at 5 a.m. on Saturday.

05/11/2015

(The Michener Art Museum, in Doylestown.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: The Michener Art Museum

The prolific author and favorite son of Doylestown, Pa. lent his name to the local art museum.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/10/2015

(credit: The Franklin Institute)

Hear Philly: Legend Of Genghis Khan Comes To Life At The Franklin Institute

‘Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life’ takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into the legendary Mongol Empire and its founder.

05/09/2015

International House Philadelphia (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

IHP Hosts Global Gala Fundraiser Highlighting Korean Culture

This year Korean heritage takes center stage at the 54th International House Philadelphia Global Gala in West Philly.

05/09/2015

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Experts, Tracking Great White Shark Off NJ Coast, Say No Warning Is Warranted

First, get that “Jaws” music out of your head.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

(The new designated breastfeeding room at Philadelphia International Airport.  Photo provided)

PHL Airport Unveils New Breastfeeding Area: Clean, Private, and Equipped

The station is located in the corridor connecting terminals A and B, beyond the security checkpoints.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

(Members of Carpenters' Union Local 8 picket outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center over their exclusion from center work.  2014 file photo by Pat Loeb)

Convention Center Files Organized-Crime Lawsuit Against Carpenters’ Union

The Pennsylvania Convention Center, in center city, is taking a new tack in its battle with the carpenters’ union, which has been locked out of the facility since May 2014.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

Thousands row along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Of Collegiate Rowers Converge In Philadelphia For The Dad Vail

The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.

05/08/2015

(Credit: Phil Mislinski/Getty Images).

Cape May Throwing Weekend-Long Party For US Coast Guard

A three-day party starts Friday in Cape May to honor the city’s and the county’s long history with the US Coast Guard.

05/08/2015

(The visage of Genghis Khan peers from a banner over the entrance of the Franklin Institute, at 20th and The Parkway.  Photo by John McDevitt)

‘Genghis Khan’ Exhibit at Franklin Institute Puts New Spin on Conqueror’s Reputation

This show paints the Mongolian conqueror not as a ruthless barbarian but as a great civilizer of humankind.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015