(A BUSHEL AND A PITCHER.  Enjoying local blue-claw crabs at a Chesapeake area dockside restaurant.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ready For Springtime Crabbing?

Maryland crabbing season began April 1st! Why not catch yourself a dozen or two?

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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History Lover’s Guide To Philadelphia

If you love learning about the birth of our nation, you need to plan a trip to Philadelphia.

04/07/2015

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TSA To Keep Nearly $675K In Unclaimed Change

A new report reveals airline passengers left behind nearly $675,000 last year.

04/07/2015

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Camden County BikeShare Hosting 6 Trail Rides This Spring

Rides are limited to 20 participants and leave from the Lakeland BikeShare repair facility at 508 Lakeland Road in Blackwood at 11 a.m.

04/02/2015

(The elegant Princess Hotel, in Hamilton.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Recalling The Golden Age of Travel to Bermuda

With the spring cruise season on the horizon, we recall an age gone by, of elegant travel and legendary ocean liners.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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Getaway Guide: Follow The Phillies

Popcorn, peanuts and Cracker Jacks plus a road trip turns a day at the ball park into a destination getaway. Baseball season is on the horizon, and nearby major league cities are beckoning.

03/26/2015

(HARD AT WORK.     Jay Lloyd, scouting for bargains at a beach bar in the British Virgin Islands.  Photo by Richard Maloney)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Springtime Bargain Shopping

(Jay Lloyd is hard at work here, scouting for bargains in Cuban cigars and rum from the British Virgin Islands.)

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Getaway Guide: Favorite Pizzerias, Near And Far

Whether you like it thin crusted and standing at attention or with a more doughy crust that has to be carefully folded to keep the sauce from dribbling on the bib, here’s a look at some favorites – pies that broke the boundaries of tradition.

03/23/2015

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Top Spots To See Spring Flowers

If you’re looking to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, stop and smell the roses (or tulips, or daffodils…) at one of these gorgeous gardens, right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/20/2015

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top National Parks Near Philadelphia

Philadelphia is rich in U.S. history and culture, qualities which are reflected in many of the nearby national parks. Here are a few that top the list for Philly residents and visitors alike.

03/14/2015

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Getaway Guide: Spring Skiing In The Poconos

If you’re in the Pocono Mountains and the aroma of burgers on the grill is filling the air, the sun is shining overhead and you’re looking at smiling people in ski and snowboard boots, it […]

03/12/2015

(As the weather moderates, an outdoor lunch at the base of the slope is not out of the question.  Jack Frost file photo by Dave Figenshu)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Spring Skiing in the Poconos

So, what is this thing called “spring skiing”?

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

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Getaway Guide: Favorite Pubs, Both Near And Far

Here’s a random look at “pubs” — Irish and others — that have become my favorites near and far, more for the food and drink than for the St. Patrick’s Day party.

03/11/2015

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Philadelphia Billboard Part Of National Happiness Campaign To Create Giant Smile Over U.S.

The Joy Team says the Philadelphia billboard will be located on Ridge Avenue about 30 feet north of Walnut Lane and will read, “Life loves you. Just the way you are.”

03/11/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit The Philadelphia Area For Spring Break

Whether your spring break was cut short this year because of snow day make-up days or you simply want to stay close to home, families and students can find plenty to do right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/07/2015