Holidays

The Christmas Village is returning to Love Park in Philadelphia.
Russ Brown Photography
Lauren Lipton
November 17, 2019 - 4:30 am
Get ready, get set: the Philadelphia Christmas Village is about to open, with a preview weekend on November 23-24 before officially launching on Thanksgiving Day.
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The Christmas Village is going up at LOVE Park in Philadelphia.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
November 12, 2019 - 6:29 pm
With the holidays approaching, work crews are busy transforming LOVE Park into the Christmas Village, which is scheduled to open on Nov. 28.
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Charisse McGill's French toast bites
Lokal Artisan Foods
Lauren Lipton
November 10, 2019 - 8:00 am
The annual Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Park will officially open on Thanksgiving Day, and one of the most popular vendors will be back with her beloved French toast bites. Listen to Positively Philadelphia! for the details.
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Reading Terminal Market.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 07, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Merchants at Reading Terminal Market are preparing early this year to celebrate the holidays with their inaugural Holiday Showcase starting Friday.
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Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo
April 21, 2019 - 6:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of London. Her birthday is marked this year by...
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Pope Francis celebrates a Easter vigil mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
April 20, 2019 - 4:31 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — At an Easter vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the "glitter of wealth," and to avoid seeking life's meaning in "things that pass away." "Do not bury hope!" Francis exclaimed, after noting that when things go...
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February 25, 2019 - 11:55 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 2019 Essence Festival will feature headlining performances by Mary J. Blige and rappers NAS, Pharrell, Jermaine Dupri and Missy Elliott as Essence Magazine's "party with a purpose" turns 25 this year. Festival producers announced a partial lineup Monday, listing more than 80...
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Dreamstime
February 14, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What did your boss give you for a holiday gift? A big tax bill? Fortune magazine posted a survey from Snappy, an employee rewards program, of the 15 most extravagant gifts employers gave their employees in 2018, including...
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Antionette Lee
December 25, 2018 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many businesses are closed for Christmas, but that didn't stop some people from making the best out of their trip into the city. Kylie Chappell and her family came all the way from Australia to make Philadelphia part of their holiday vacation site. "We're passing by...
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The comfort and joy of a pet may seem like a great option, but global animal shelters and animal welfare organizations discourage giving animals.
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December 24, 2018 - 3:49 pm
By Nina Avramova (CNN) — With the festive season upon us, people are brainstorming for the perfect gift. The comfort and joy of a pet may seem like a great option, but global animal shelters and animal welfare organizations discourage giving animals. "Animals do not belong underneath a Christmas...
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