Jay Lloyd

(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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Top Special Occasion Restaurants In The Suburbs

A time-tested restaurant with a comfortable setting, serving food you recognize at a price that’s on the higher side, but short of Tiffany-diamond expensive. Here are some of my favorites for suburban dining, and one shore stop.

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

(Sam Katz, left, and a colleague on stage at IRTE.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Live Improv in New York City

Two tickets to a Broadway show can break the bank. But how about live improv, off Broadway?

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: A Weekend In New Hope

For instance, the waning days of winter are some of the best to visit local getaway spots, whether for a day-trip or destination weekend.

03/05/2015

Teen getaway at Blue Mountain. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Child’s First Ski Getaway Alone

Many parents dread their child’s first ski getaway without mom or dad.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

A Guide To Spontaneous Weekend Getaways Near Philadelphia

Last minute decisions when the forecasts are more certain can come with some unexpected benefits, like lower prices on unbooked rooms. Here’s a sampling of my winter rambling.

02/26/2015

(The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Frozen Rivers Putting Some Travel On Ice

Ice jammed rivers and bays have impacted freighters and tankers, but getaway seekers have also been feeling the effects.

02/26/2015

(credit: Dave Figenshu)

Getaway Guide: Top Eats By The Slopes

A mountain of fresh powder, brisk temperatures to put some red in your cheeks and a blast on the slopes can really crank up an appetite.

02/19/2015

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