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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

St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Local Churches Planning Pope Parties For September Visit

Putting up with the hassles of getting to the Parkway for the Pope’s mass in September may be too much for many, so worshippers at St. Catherine of Siena in Horsham are planning a party to enjoy the spectacle with ease in the suburbs.

07/15/2015

Diversity Career Fair held in conjunction with the NAACP Convention. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Diversity Career Fair Held Alongside NAACP Convention

This year’s edition, at Philadelphia’s Convention Center, featured more than 70 employers, including some that attendees might not have expected.

07/14/2015

Construction at the Gloucester Premium Outlets. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Construction At South Jersey Retail Outlet Center Enters Home Stretch

It’s still very much a construction site at the Gloucester Premium Outlets off of Route 42 in Gloucester Township.

07/14/2015

File photo: NAACP President Cornell Brooks addresses attendees on day three of the NAACP Convention. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

President Obama In Philadelphia To Address 106th NAACP Convention

Attendees are looking to Obama for national leadership on civil rights. And they’ll be looking to former president Bill Clinton on Wednesday to discuss economics.

07/14/2015

(Photo by Mike Dunn)

Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured Today

Thirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply “East Market.”

07/13/2015

Juliana Noone teaching children about gardening at The Please Touch Museum. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

The Please Touch Museum Debuts Gardening Program

Peppers, green beans and squash are just some of the veggies growing in this little garden outside the museum walls.

07/11/2015

(St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown.  2014 photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Historical Commission Gives Historic Designation To Vacant Fishtown Church Building

St. Laurentius Church, which was slated to be demolished, has won a reprieve from the city’s Historical Commission by receiving a historical designation.

07/10/2015

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Last US Airways Flight — Ever — To Land In Philadelphia

The farewell flight for US Airways will be a red-eye — Flight 434 is scheduled to leave San Francisco around 10 p.m. and land in Philadelphia after 6 a.m. on Oct. 18.

07/10/2015

( File photo by Syma Chowdhry)

Mayor Nutter Upbeat on ‘World Heritage City’ Designation For Philadelphia

There are more than 230 World Heritage cities around the globe, but none so far in the US.

07/09/2015