Positively Philadelphia!

KYW's Lauren Lipton presents good news about Philadelphia!

The book, "What Do You Do With an Idea?" is part of a trilogy from Kobi Yamada, a New York Times best-selling author.
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Lauren Lipton
March 17, 2019 - 9:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How many times have you come up with an idea and then dismissed it? "I have talked to thousands of adults who said they gave up on an idea that they wanted to do but they listened to society, the critics and the naysayers and some said they cried when they read the...
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Lauren Lipton
March 10, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As we celebrate Women's History Month, we look at Laurel Hill Mansion , a historic house in Fairmount Park, built by Rebecca Rawle in 1767. "Our house was actually unusual in that it was built by a woman," said Alma Jacobs. "In those days, women normally did not do...
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The Philly Pops
The Philly Pops
Lauren Lipton
March 03, 2019 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The new schedule for The Philly Pops is out, and wow , it's something. First, something totally new: "A Night at The Opera House: The Music of Queen" on Nov. 30 at The Met Philadelphia. Grammy-winning pianist Todd Ellison is the new music director and comes to us from...
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Lauren Lipton
February 24, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was supposed to wrap up this week, but Swing @ the Kimmel has been such a hit that they are extending it by popular demand. "You put on these virtual reality goggles and there are a set of four experiences that you can have through these," As you swing, the...
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Lauren Lipton
February 16, 2019 - 10:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Robert Marchisello spent 37 years with the Philadelphia Fire Department and from day one he kept a journal. Now, all those notes are in a book: “A Firefighter's Journal: Thirty-Seven Years on the Firegrounds and in the Firehouses of Philadelphia.” "The book starts...
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Lauren Lipton
February 10, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia has put a 21st century twist on a childhood favorite activity - swinging! Swing @ the Kimmel takes guests on a free virtual reality, or VR, experience while performing a favorite childhood pastime. "You put on these virtual reality...
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Lauren Lipton
February 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- 2019 Philly Theatre Week is about to get underway, and there is something for everyone. "Our second annual theatre week is February 7 through the 17," explains Leigh Goldenberg, the executive director of Theatre Philadelphia. "We have over 100 different events...
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Lauren Lipton
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It may be winter but Dilworth Park is up and running, and you're invited to join the fun. "The Rothman Ice Rink, the Rothman Cabin and our Winter Garden are all having a number of different events through February," said Michelle Shannon, vice president of marketing...
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Lauren Lipton
December 16, 2018 - 4:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Right across from the Christmas Village is the Made in Philadelphia holiday market and it's one of the many attractions that bring people into the city at this time of year. "The restaurants, the atmosphere, the people, it's just a great time of year to be here,"...
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Brittany Snyder, a Moore graduate, shows one of her ceramics.
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Lauren Lipton
December 09, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Searching for that perfect treasure for someone special this holiday season? Check out The Art Shop at Moore , which features artwork from alumni and current students from the Moore College of Art and Design. "We carry a wide range," said Manager Suzanne Kopko, "...
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