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(Bushkill Falls, in Bushkill, Pa., a short drive from the town of Milford.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Town of Milford, Pennsylvania

It’s not easy to find a summer getaway spot in the Pocono Mountains that doesn’t ring with the enthusiastic sound of children. But recently, we discovered one.

06/26/2014

Posters that line the walls at the Walnut Street Theatre. (Credit: Alexa Kelly)

Hear Philly: Walnut Street Theatre’s Young Actors Star At Camp Walnut

The Walnut Street Theatre rolls out its snarky summer season with “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” and “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, but more fun goes on behind the scenes with Camp Walnut, a performance program for kids.

06/12/2014

The Emlen Physick Estate, home to many events in Cape May this summer. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Strawberries, A Celebration Of The Sea, and Seafood Galore

The summer activities in Cape May are underway now! We check out what’s going on in Cape May in June on this edition of The Shore Thing.

05/31/2014

Wonderland Pier (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Jeep Invasion, Ms. New Jersey Crowned and July Jubilee In June

The June fun in Ocean City starts even before the first full weekend.

05/30/2014

(A couple enjoys an off-season walk along the beach in Cape May Point, NJ.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Postseason Bliss

We’ve arrived at the week when area tourists who are seeking thinly populated getaway destinations get their wish.

08/29/2013

(Restaurant Row, along King Street in Toronto.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Chowing Down in Toronto

Border hopping may be an extreme path to a Philly cheesesteak, but sometimes it’s worth the effort.

08/22/2013

(The Ocean City, NJ beach.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore Bounces Back

In many South Jersey shore locations, Hurricane Sandy blew in a bonus.

08/15/2013

(Natanya DiBona, photographed at last year's Dîner En Blanc.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking On 1060: White Party, New Brew, ‘Secret’ Dinners

Lots of “secrets” are revealed in this week’s What’s Cooking!

08/15/2013

(A pirate encampment in Rock Hall, Maryland.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pirates in Rock Hall, Md.

This is the weekend when swashbucklers who live pirate fantasies set a course for Rock Hall, Maryland, on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

08/08/2013

(Ahava Zarembski, founder of the N3RD St. Farmer's Market, outside Christ Church.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: N3rd Market, Night Market, and Lobsterfest

A weekly farmers’ market opens in Old City, a West Philadelphia restaurant holds a seafood extravaganza for charity, and a nonprofit organization readies for its third nighttime market event of the season.

08/08/2013

(Double-decker sightseeing buses near Independence Hall get riders above the traffic for a better view of Philadelphia's historic sites.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Take A Tour Bus

A surefire way to find your way around a strange, bustling city is to start with a tour bus.

08/01/2013

(File photo of last year's 2nd Street Festival.  Photo by Michael Fisher, micoolfish.com)

What’s Cooking on 1060: 2nd Street Fest, Strawberry Fest, and Shore Dining

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on two food-related festivals this weekend — one in Northern Liberties and one in the basement of the Comcast Center — plus a new dining spot at the Jersey shore.

08/01/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pocono Tree Ventures At Fernwood Resort

It’s an aerial obstacle course in a pristine section of the Fernwood Resort. Pocono Tree Ventures lets anyone in reasonably good shape see the world from treetop level.

07/25/2013

Celebrity chef Chad Durkin outside his new home, Kermit's Bake Shoppe. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Celebrity Chef’s New Home, Car Show And Street Festival, A. Bar Opens

This week, Chad Durkin can now be found in South Philly, Mamma Maria’s is ready for a big weekend on East Passyunk Ave. and A. Bar in Center City is open for business.

07/25/2013