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2015 Memorial Day Events At The Shore

Spending Memorial Day weekend down the shore? Lucky you! Check out these events to make the most of your time in the sun.

05/15/2015

Veterans Hold Memorial Day Parade

Local Memorial Day Parades

Celebrate Memorial Day at these local parades.

05/15/2015

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History Lover’s Guide To Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

If you love traveling back in time and learning about our nation’s past, you have to make plans to visit Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. During your visit you will have access to explore historical sites, museums and even walk in the footsteps of both Confederate and Union troops.

05/14/2015

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Getaway Guide: 2015 Chesapeake Boat Charters

Here’s a pair of first rate charter companies that will get you started on a nautical adventure without the expense of actually buying the boat.

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

Stotesbury Cup Regatta '14

Guide To The 2015 Stotesbury Cup Regatta

Just a week after Dad Vail, it’s time for another day of rowing in Philadelphia.

05/13/2015

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Getaway Guide: Memory-making Bars Around The World

Every barroom has a story; it’s just that some are better than others. Let’s take a tour of a few favorites, both near and far.

05/07/2015

(A display outside a curio shop in New Hope, Pa.   Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New Hope, Pa.

As summer approaches, the Bucks County town of New Hope, on the Delaware River, is once again coming alive with visitors and things to do.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

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Travel To Cuba Getting Easier In Our Area After Airline Announces Start Of Flights To The Island

JetBlue now says it will begin weekly flights between New York’s JFK Airport and Havana starting July 3rd, 2015.

05/06/2015

Crowds gathered for the annual Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. (Credit: Chris Stigall)

Guide To The 2015 Dad Vail Regatta

The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta (rowing or crew competition, for you newbies) in the U.S. Here’s your guide.

05/06/2015

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Getaway Guide: Top Restaurants To Go Sockless In Suburbia

There is a tradition among sailors that probably originated in nautical Annapolis. When warm breezes begin to blow, it’s time to burn the socks! Many of us simply tuck away all but the rattiest pair, […]

04/30/2015

(A bicycle rental station in Toronto, Ont.   Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Bicycling in Cities

With urban bicycling all the rage these days, you can bike big cities and avoid the traffic scrum.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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Guide To The 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Whether you’ve trained for months to run it or stick to cheering friends and family on from the sidelines, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a must-do for any Philly resident.

04/27/2015

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Getaway Guide: Golfing Along Route 422

Here’s a ramble through some of the public golf courses within minutes of a 422 exit.

04/23/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Weddings Afloat

If you’re thinking of tying the knot and are looking for a memorable, small-scale ceremony, how about a nautical nuptials?

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015