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Irene Levy Baker, author of '100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die'
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Positively Philadelphia: ‘100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die’

The book is called “100 Things to Do in Philadelphia Before You Die,” but it’s much more than a guidebook for tourists. Author Irene Levy Baker says locals will find it interesting as well.

08/28/2016

Chef Harley Blaisdell displaying some of his treats in the KYW Newsradio studio. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Chef’s Journey From Trauma To Catering

Cooking was used to help him recover from TBI.

08/21/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: The House Flavored Soda Built

One of the people who started flavored seltzer water used to live in Philadelphia, but you can still visit his house.

08/14/2016

Tommy McDonald and Ray Didinger (Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Didinger Pens Play About Lifelong Friendship

It’s about his lifelong relationship with former Eagles player Tommy McDonald.

07/30/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Bringing History To Life

Historic Philadelphia is looking for kids who like to write and tell stories.

07/17/2016

(World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount.  The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.

05/29/2016

Jazz Sanctuary musicians performing. (Credit: Jazz Sanctuary)

Positively Philadelphia: Jazz Sanctuary Still Going Strong

It’s a very special anniversary for the musical group that performs at different events around the area at no cost.

05/22/2016

Firemen serving up cheesesteaks at the event. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Cheesesteaks For Heroes

Hundreds of firefighters took to the grills to raise money for the Hero Thrill Show.

05/08/2016

A look inside Society Hill's Powel House. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Historically Haunted Philadelphia House?

“It’s supposedly the most haunted house in Philadelphia,” says Powel House caretaker Jennifer Davidson.

04/24/2016

The historic Powel house in Society Hill.  (Credit: philalandmarks.org)

Positively Philadelphia: Historic House In Society Hill

At 244 South 3rd Street in Society Hill is the historic house museum — the Powel House.

04/10/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Visiting Historic Mansions In The Area

On April 16th and 17th, historic mansions in Fairmount Park will fling open their doors and show off.

03/27/2016

Phil Cugliotta, General Manager of Black Powder Tavern, holding one of the original tavern menus. (credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The History Behind A Tavern In Wayne

The Black Powder Tavern in Wayne is now a bustling restaurant, but in the 1700s, it had a secret.

03/20/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: What Travel Writers Have To Say About The Philadelphia Area

It’s always fascinating to hear what visitors to this area think, and particularly travel writers who visit cities all over the world.

03/13/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: The Famous House Built By A Woman

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we look at Laurel Hill Mansion, a historic house in Fairmount Park built in 1767 by Rebecca Rawle.

03/06/2016

Members of the Levin's circa the late 1980s (L to R) Martin Levin, David Levin, Michael Levin , Mark Levin , Joel Segel and Leon Levin (Credit: www.mlevinco.com)

Positively Philadelphia: They Aren’t Grown Here, But Philadelphia Made Them Famous

When you think of Philadelphia and what started here on the food scene, you may not think of this fruit.

02/28/2016

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