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Summer Fun

Latest Philly Summer Fun

(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

(The "Bridal Veil" falls of Niagara Falls.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Niagara Falls (New York or Ontario)

One of the most visually dramatic and popular getaway destinations is little more than one tankful of gas away from the Delaware Valley.

07/18/2013

(Andy Smith, wiith some ice cream for "Jog 'n' Hog."  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Ice Cream Run, Paella Classes, Craft Beers at the Zoo

This week, Hadas reports on the “Jog ‘n’ Hog” ice cream race in Yardley, Pa., a paella cooking class in Northern Liberties, and the Philadelphia Zoo’s summer ale fest.

07/18/2013

(A section of the Ben Franklin Parkway gets a coat of yellow paint to simulate a beach environment.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘The Oval,’ Philadelphia’s Newest Play Area, Set For Opening Next Wednesday

Eakins Oval, the traffic circle in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is being transformed into a family-friendly play space for the summer.

07/11/2013

(The Marina at Avalon Anchorage includes a picturesque dockside restaurant.  Image provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avalon, N.J. After Sandy

At least one Jersey shore marina has made a very nice, although expensive, comeback.

07/11/2013

(Michael Strange, president of Bassett's Ice Cream, holds an "ice cream slider."  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Celebrity Chefs, Dining Festivals, and Ice Cream Sliders!

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a celebrity chef returning for a hometown gig, and two exciting dining events coming up this month.

07/11/2013

(You can watch a Toronto Blue Jays' baseball game while dining in the Arriba Restaurant, which is built into the stadium.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Luxurious Baseball in Toronto

Not only ball teams go on the road — fans do, too!

07/04/2013

(Chad Brown of Davio's takes one of his restaurant's picnic baskets to Rittenhouse Square.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Summer Picnic Baskets, and a Fried Chicken Prize

An iconic Philadelphia fried chicken joint is offering one lucky customer a weekly fried chicken meal for life, and a high-end center city restaurant is offering ritzy lunches to go.

07/04/2013