Positively Philadelphia!

KYW's Lauren Lipton presents good news about Philadelphia!

World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount. The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.
Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
May 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On this long Memorial Day weekend, we pay tribute to our many area military veterans. And there are veterans who over the years have visited this small park every day to reflect and remember. “Our whole neighborhood got drafted back in ’66,” recalled Joe Ferry, who...
Read More
M. Levin & Company Inc.
Provided by M. Levin & Company Inc.
Lauren Lipton
May 04, 2019 - 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...
Read More
was honored by the Welcoming Center for new Pennsylvanians.
Courtesy of Dr. Bhavna Shyamalan
Lauren Lipton
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The M. Night Shyamalan Foundation was founded in 2001 by the filmmaker and his wife, Dr. Bhavna Shyamalan. While it's based in Philadelphia, its impact is being felt around the world. "There is poverty everywhere, here in the states and in Philadelphia, but when you...
Read More
The book, "What Do You Do With an Idea?" is part of a trilogy from Kobi Yamada, a New York Times best-selling author.
Courtesy of pucciManuli
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
Brittany Snyder, a Moore graduate, shows one of her ceramics.
Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio
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, "...
Read More
 the Suzanne Roberts Theatre is offering two holiday princess concerts on Dec. 16
Courtesy of Kory Aversa
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More

Pages