Positively Philadelphia!

KYW's Lauren Lipton presents good news about Philadelphia!

One of the exhibitors at the craft show is a Philadelphia lawyer by day and a lighting designer by night.
Courtesy of Benjamin Gillespie
Lauren Lipton
October 28, 2018 - 9:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art craft show begins this Thursday, and one of the exhibitors is a Philadelphia lawyer by day and a lighting designer by night. "A traditional lamp you think of is a bulb and shade emitting a glow 360 degrees all around you. The shade is...
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Street Tails Animal Rescue's Hound-O-Ween 2017
Street Tails Animal Rescue/Facebook
Lauren Lipton
October 21, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Halloween is going to the dogs. This Saturday is Hound-O-Ween , a special event at The Piazza in Northern Liberties, and you and your hound are invited. Hound-O-Ween is Street Tails Animal Rescue's sixth annual pet costume contest, full of treats, prizes and creative...
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Paige Price
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Lauren Lipton
October 14, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's curtains up for the Philadelphia Theatre Company's new season, and it starts with a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. "We are opening with a play called ' Sweat ,'" said Paige Price, producing artistic director. "The play centers around a bar based on an actual bar in...
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Haunted Circus
The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Lauren Lipton
October 07, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a Halloween event that is the only one in the country. "We are doing our first-ever haunted circus mansion. Last year, in September, we moved into a 26,000-square-foot former church in the Mt. Airy Germantown neighborhood," said Adam Woolley, head coach of the...
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Unique Philly Book Cover
Irene Levy Baker
Lauren Lipton
September 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Irene Levy Baker's last book was "100 things to do in Philadelphia before you die." Now, assuming you're still alive and you like to eat, her newest book is "Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia." Irene Levy Baker "It includes the stories behind them, romances,...
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Anne Sceia Klein
Jerry Klein
Lauren Lipton
August 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was 1964 and the times were very different. "There were some women who were asked to leave their jobs when they became pregnant because they were 'showing.'" There was no maternity leave. That and other challenges are detailed in the new book by Anne Sceia Klein,...
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powel house
Provided by philalandmarks.org
Lauren Lipton
August 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – At 244 South 3rd Street in Society Hill is the historic house museum — the Powel House — not far from the Liberty Bell and other historic sites. “The house was built in 1765, so it’s 251 years old. The Powels were known for having some of the most lavish parties in all of the...
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Art Museum Steps
Pat Loeb / KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
August 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s always fascinating to hear what visitors to this area think, and particularly travel writers who visit cities all over the world. I talked to Michela Rosano of Ottawa, Canada, who writes for Canadian Geographic. “I love the Reading Terminal Market. I could live...
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Deco on the Delaware
Lisa Varley Photography via Glen Foerd
Lauren Lipton
July 29, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Saturday, August 4, step back into the 1920's. It's all for a good cause. "On August 4, we're going to bring the 1920's back to Glen Foerd with " Deco on the Delaware ," and it is just the most amazing 1920's event you're going to see in the Philadelphia region,"...
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East Passyunk Car Show
Kory Aversa
Lauren Lipton
July 22, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Sunday, July 29, get ready, get set, let's have some fun! It's the 13th annual East Passyunk Car Show . "We're very excited. Last year we had almost 200 cars; antique cars, classic, custom cars, trucks, motorcycles," said Pam Zenzola, executive director of the...
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