Penn Relays in 2013. (credit: Nicole Brewer)

Guide To The 2015 Penn Relays

The Penn Relays are one of Philadelphia’s many historic events. Here’s your guide to the races.

04/21/2015

Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Guide To Earth & Arbor Day Events In Philadelphia

Here’s where to get out, clean up and learn about the environment in honor of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 24).

04/17/2015

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Getaway Guide: Favorite Zoos, Near And Far

We all have tales of bears or snakes, cougars and deer. But those are one at a time, and that’s why I like zoos. You get a world of fascinating animals in one place, and you don’t even have to run away!

04/16/2015

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, 150 Years After Lincoln Assassination

As we mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, we note that a getaway to nearby Gettysburg is a rewarding way to reflect on both the man and his turbulent times.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Popular Airline To Offer Roomier, More Comfortable Seats Starting In 2016

It’s a welcome move. Just a few days ago, a new survey claimed flying is only getting worse.

04/15/2015

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Getaway Guide: Trips For News Junkies

If the story was heart-pounding, dramatic or held you on the edge of your seat while your knuckles turned white anytime during the last half-century, you can bet you heard or saw it on KYW Newsradio or CBS3 Eyewitness News.

04/09/2015

(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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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