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Positively Philadelphia

(Alan Segal, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Positively Philadelphia: Alan Segal and His Jazz Sanctuary

Sometimes great things can come out of near tragedies.

02/17/2013

(The statue of Don Quixote, at 2nd and Girard.  Photo from Historical Society of Pa.)

Positively Philadelphia: Our City of Little-Known Monuments

You probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others…

02/10/2013

(The DoGooder web site, phillydogooder.com.)

Positively Philadelphia: The DoGooder Awards!

The awards are a chance for small nonprofit organizations to strut their stuff on video — and get some real help in the process.

02/03/2013

(One of the few things the real Ben Franklin never did: visit the KYW Newsradio studios for an interview!  That's Robert DeVitis, who portrays the Founding Father.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Positively Philadelphia: Ben Franklin, Full of Surprises!

“Probably his most famous saying is, ‘A penny saved is a penny earned,’ but he really did not say that,” notes a local man who portrays the Founding Father.

01/27/2013

(Yannick Nézet-Séguin, right, conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra in this provided file photo by Jessica Griffin.)

Positively Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

The concert begins at 4pm on MLK Day at Martin Luther King High School, and the orchestra’s new music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will be there.

01/20/2013

("Fuel the Cure's" fifth annual gala.  Photo by Avi Loren Fox Photography, provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Mingling Fun with Philanthropy

“Fuel the Cure” is a Philadelphia-based, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization that connects young professionals while at the same time raising money for charitable organizations.

01/13/2013

(Artworks by Jill Baker Gower, Nikolaj Christensen, and Kiwon Wang, all of whom have pieces in the Art Alliance's "Shop on the Square."  Photos provided)

Positively Philadelphia: More Unique Local Holiday Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for unique holiday gifts for someone special, take a peek at what our local museum gift shops have to offer.

12/02/2012

(Shino tumblers, porcelain.  Artist: Lynne Berman)

Positively Philadelphia: Holiday Gifts By Local Fine Artists

A Philadelphia nonprofit for artists and art lovers is offering something special for the holidays.

11/25/2012

(Two volunteers accompanied the gingerbread model of Laurel Hill mansion for its debut at Liberty Place.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Fairmount Park Mansions — in Gingerbread!

Historic buildings in Fairmount Park have never looked so delicious!

11/18/2012

(Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Delaware Valley Outdoor Adventures

“We take a group of individuals and we put them through a challenging, adventure-based experience,” says Katie Newsom Pastuszek, executive director of Outward Bound Philadelphia.

10/07/2012

(Left: "West Side Story."  Right: The Philadelphia Orchestra.  Images provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Something For Everyone From The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra is ready to kick off its new season, including a liver performance of the score to accompany the film “West Side Story.”

09/30/2012

(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

Vacant lot on the 3200 block of N. Cedar Street in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Positively Philadelphia: “Best and Worst Lots in Philadelphia” Contest

There’s a contest called “The Best and Worst Lots in Philadelphia” and everyone is invited to enter.

08/05/2012

(Darius James is the central figure of "United States of Hoodoo," a personal journey tracing the roots of black culture in America.  Image provided)

Positively Philadelphia: BlackStar Film Festival

Running Aug. 2-5 in Philadelphia, the event showcases films by and about people of African descent.

07/29/2012

(credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: New Artisan Pie Shop Set To Open

Cupcakes have become quite a big thing in the Philadelphia area, and now pies are about to follow. Magpie is an artisan pie shop that opens in August at 1622 South Street.

07/22/2012

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