Jay Lloyd's Getaway

Brooklyn Bridge
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
October 04, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There was no joy in Brooklyn, 67 years ago this week. The mighty Dodgers had pulled out. But as another baseball season closes, Brooklyn has survived - and even flourished. In Brooklyn, they were affectionately known as "Dem Bums." Who would've thought...
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Birder and Lighthouse
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
October 03, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's for the birds. That's a good thing. The very tip of the New Jersey shore is the autumn rest stop for flocks and flights of migrating birds. The result? Cape May has become a magnet for zealous "birders" toting thousands of dollars worth of cameras...
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Horseback Riding
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 27, 2018 - 4:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- October is the ideal month to get in the saddle and back to nature. Ages ago, my horse got us kicked out of a stable in Chester Springs. He loved people - not so much other horses. But when the October breeze blows, I miss those rides on that big...
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Autumn Slopes
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 26, 2018 - 3:12 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As a cool breeze begins to sway silent ski chair-lifts, the Pennsylvania slopes swing from summer to fall. Sips by a fire pit, Halloween frights and wine festivals compete for attention with scenic lift rides. And for the young and young at heart, a...
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SEPTA Rail
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Area seniors just shaved another few bucks off the cost of commuting and getaways. KYW's Jay Lloyd is counting the travel discounts. I just used the brand new SEPTA Senior Card to Center City. That $1 rail fare that we thought was a bargain is gone. The...
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weather
September 19, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What's the first question when someone returns from a weekend getaway? No. It's not about the food, the fun or the the scenics. In these days of violent storms, hurricanes, drenching rain, abundance of snow, riptides and surges it's, "How was the weather...
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Zerns Barber Shop
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next few weekends may offer the last chance to visit what has been a traditional weekend day trip. The doors are closing on Zern's Market in Gilbertsville. How do you say you'll miss a tire busting parking lot and a crumbling, ugly concrete building...
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Philadelphia skyline
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 12, 2018 - 12:13 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I'm not a big fan of drawing the short straw for "designated driver" and the last thing I want to do after a night on the town or at a country hideaway is get in the car and drive an hour or more to go home. The alternative? Plan to stay overnight. It...
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Cruise Ship pool deck
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 07, 2018 - 4:22 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Now that cruise ship getaways are a year-round experience, KYW's Jay Lloyd raises a sensitive subject for anyone planning a first cruise. It sounds much better in French - Mal de mer. In English - seasickness. Anyone can get it and the seas don't even...
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Mystic Seaport whaler
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
August 31, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They can be as small as a coastal fishing village or as vast an international port as New York City. Fin food is fresh from the sea, eyefilling sights take in a far horizon. Boats and ships of every size and shape vanish in the distance. Others loom large...
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