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KYW's Lauren Lipton presents good news about Philadelphia!

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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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 the Suzanne Roberts Theatre is offering two holiday princess concerts on Dec. 16
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Lauren Lipton
December 02, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was such a hit last year that this year, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre is offering two holiday princess concerts on Dec. 16. "Who knew that we were going to have a mosh pit of toddlers hugging the stage to talk to all of the princesses. It was really, really...
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Dreamstime
Lauren Lipton
November 18, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you wonder why we eat some of the things we do on Thanksgiving, who better to ask than chef Walter Staib. He's the culinary ambassador of the City of Philadelphia and the chef and proprietor of the City Tavern Restaurant in Old City, where the holiday dinner is as...
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One of the exhibitors at the craft show is a Philadelphia lawyer by day and a lighting designer by night.
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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
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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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