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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Hermit Crabs, Weird Week and ‘Plopping’ to End Summer

Ocean City is known for being a family-oriented town, and in August that’s pretty evident.

08/02/2015

A monster truck course sits on the Wildwood beach all summer long. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hearphilly: The Shore Thing – Tattoos, Restaurant Week Part II and Monster Trucks Ride Into Wildwood

The summer season may be nearing an end, but you would never guess it based on all the events happening in the Wildwoods in August.

08/02/2015

Dom (right) and Craig (left) of the Secret Service Band along with some of their many fans at the Ocean Drive in Sea Isle City. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Put Your Hands In The Air! Popular Band Celebrates Special Milestone At Jersey Shore Bar

The Secret Service Band has been doing it all together for a long time. Thirty years this summer to be exact.

07/30/2015

Smooth Jazz on the Waterfront, Friday, August 22, 2014 on the Great Plaza at Penns Landing in Philadelphia.(Photo credit: Shelvia Williams)

Hear Philly: Smooth Jazz Takes Center Stage At Penn’s Landing

Starting August 7 on the Delaware River Water Front, free smooth jazz returns to the stage every Friday night.

07/30/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Crab Feast Getaway

KYW’s Jay Lloyd reports that a crab feast getaway is pricier than ever.

07/30/2015

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Church Group To Stay At Philadelphia Zoo During Papal Visit

A group of parishioners from a church in Ridgewood, Bergen County will be sleeping on the ground inside buildings that contain insect and bird exhibits.

07/29/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Delaware River Gets All Jazzed Up

Jazz Age on the Delaware is one big party for a good cause.

07/26/2015

Pope Francis, in file photo. (credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Security Perimeter Around Center City For Pope’s Visit Not A Secret, It’s Just Not Known

Parking Authority Deputy Director Richard Dickson found himself in hot water, this week, when a website reported that, while briefing his board on the papal visit, he said the “security perimeter” would extend from Girard Avenue to South Street and river to river.

07/24/2015

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Pope Francis Keepsakes Filling Philadelphia Stores

You design it and the old city t-shirts will print it on shirts, hats, tote bags and even baby bibs.

07/23/2015

Fringe festival producing artistic director Nick Stuccio at the Fringe Arts building giving a preview of this year's curated works. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

This Year’s Fringe Arts Festival Schedule Released

The Philadelphia Fringe Arts Festival takes place throughout the city September 3rd through the 19th.

07/23/2015

Roosevelt home. (Photo courtesy: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Hyde Park, New York

Without doubt, the dominant power couple of the 20th century was Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. KYW’s Jay Lloyd enjoyed a getaway that offered memories of the times and an introduction to an iconic family.

07/23/2015

The topping off ceremony  held in old city for the future Museum of the American Revolution. (Credit: Hadas Kuznit)

Topping Off Ceremony Held For Future Museum Of The American Revolution

Construction workers, friends and others involved with the building of the Museum of the American Revolution signed the highest beam of the building, before it was raised in place at the museum’s topping off ceremony.

07/16/2015

Area pleasure boating. (Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Distress Or Not Distress

As new summer pleasure boaters take to the busy area waterways, there’s often confusion about when an unplanned situation is an emergency or merely an annoyance.

07/16/2015

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Hear Philly: University City Dining Days Offers Super Deal On A Great Meal

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 16 through July 26, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

07/15/2015

Lucy the Elephant in Margate. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Jersey Shore Landmark ‘Lucy The Elephant’ To Celebrate 134 Years With Birthday Bash

A New Jersey landmark is celebrating “her” birthday this weekend, and it’s a big one.

07/15/2015