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KYW's Lauren Lipton presents good news about Philadelphia!

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
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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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M. Levin & Company Inc.
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Lauren Lipton
July 01, 2018 - 3:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – When you think of Philadelphia and what started here on the food scene, you might think of cheesesteaks or soft pretzels. But there is something else that Philadelphia introduced to the country: the banana. It was 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia that...
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Wawa Welcome America Concert Parkway
Wawa Welcome America
Lauren Lipton
June 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the many events during this year's Wawa Welcome America celebration happens this Saturday, June 30, and it's something new. "This year, we are very excited because at the Pennsylvania Convention Center we are going to have a community festival, and so anyone...
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Cherry Street Pier Renndering
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
Lauren Lipton
June 17, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – A great new thing is coming to Philadelphia. “Cherry Street Pier is a historic shipping pier on the Delaware (River) waterfront next to the Race Street Pier and is undergoing a huge makeover. The vision for the pier is really an incubator space for Philadelphia’s...
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Stacey Lee Webber
Lauren Lipton / KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
June 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stacey Lee Webber is an artist who set up shop in Philadelphia after going to college in Wisconsin, and what she makes in Philadelphia has become known around the world. "I have a circular saw made out of pennies at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts...
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Patrick Ward Park
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Lauren Lipton
May 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On this long Memorial Day weekend, we pay tribute to our many area military veterans. “Our whole neighborhood got drafted back in ’66,” recalls Joe Ferry, who fought in Vietnam. “Everybody went, so it was sort of like your duty to go. The country needed you.” Joe Kelly was in...
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