eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Philadelphia Zoo

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Top Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Philadelphia

While everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it’s also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.

05/06/2013

(Credit: AFP/GETTY)

Top Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Philadelphia

Whether volunteering, donating or simply appreciating the great outdoors, everyone can do something to celebrate Earth Day in 2013.

04/19/2013

(Cindy, right, and Unna, at the Philadelphia Zoo.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

With Warmer Weather, Philadelphia Zoo’s Hippos Reintroduced to Outdoor Habitat

Hippopotamus expert and lead keeper Betsy Karkowski watched as the pair, Cindy and Unna, enjoyed their first dip in the outdoor pool.

04/18/2013

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Readies Its New Children’s Area For Saturday Grand Opening

The final touches are being put on the Philadelphia Zoo’s new $33.3-million children’s area, scheduled to open to the public this Saturday..

04/09/2013

(Dedication ceremonies are held at the Philadelphia Zoo's new transportation center, which includes a parking garage.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Zoo’s New Transportation Center and Parking Garage Is Dedicated

Zoo president Vikram Dewan said that will help ease the crunch of the zoo’s 1.2 million visitors each year.

04/05/2013

SEPTAsilverliner

SEPTA Says Adding Train Station To Philadelphia Zoo Is A Logistical Nightmare

The Philadelphia Zoo is opening up a new parking garage on Friday, but it’s still hoping – down the road – to get a train stop there, as well.

04/03/2013

(The main entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, at 33rd Street and Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philadelphia Zoo’s Elderly Lion Euthanized After Falling Ill

The zoo says the lion, named Merlin, had fathered 11 cubs and enjoyed a long life in captivity.

02/08/2013

(The main entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, at 33rd Street and Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Event For Research on Rare Cancer is Saturday at Philadelphia Zoo

The 5K run begins at 9am, with the “walk and stroll” stepping off at 9:30am.

11/09/2012

zoo garage rendering _prov

Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes A… Parking Garage

The Philadelphia Zoo is expecting a new addition. No, not a rare baby cat or gorilla but a parking garage that zoo officials say is just as important to visitors.

09/28/2012

(Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Positively Philadelphia: Children’s Hospital Doctor Has Some Big And Hairy Patients

One cardiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia doesn’t just monitor human hearts.

08/19/2012

(credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Unveils Second Phase Of New Animal Trail System

The 200-foot Great Ape Trail debuted to the public on Thursday morning. The zoo’s orangutans, Tua and Batu, have been trying it out for several days.

08/16/2012

(Lauren Houston.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Zoo Party, Park Picnic, and Japanese Dining in Manayunk

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits finds out about the Philadelphia Zoo’s Summer Ale Fest, a new Japanese restaurant in Manayunk, and a “secret” dinner event for thousands!

07/20/2012

Photo Credit: linvilla.com

Top Spots To Spend A Summer Day With Your Family Around Philadelphia

The Philadelphia area abounds with family friendly venues when it’s time to get the kids out of the house this summer.

07/13/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Keeping The Animals Cool At The Philadelphia Zoo

The heat isn’t just tough on people, it’s also tough on some animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the staff is doing what they can to keep the animals safe and comfortable.

07/07/2012

(Credit: Molly Daly)

Families Head To The Zoo To Celebrate Father’s Day

Families flocked to the Philadelphia Zoo Sunday. And fathers at the zoo talked about what Father’s Day means to them.

06/17/2012

more

previous