Lauren Lipton

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Lauren Lipton
May 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a new exhibit opening this week at the Philadelphia Library Company and you will be able to see things in person that few people have seen. "The title of the exhibit is ‘From Negro Pasts to Afro-Futures: Black Creative Re-Imaginings,’” explained Dr. Deirdre...
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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...
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Lauren Lipton
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- William L. Myers Jr. is a Philadelphia lawyer and now a best-selling author, out with his third book, A Killers Alibi . "All my books are set in Philadelphia. I love Philadelphia. I know the justice system here and so all the trials take place over at the Criminal...
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Lauren Lipton
April 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are some events that are just so much fun made even better because all the proceeds from the evening go to help others, like the annual Bourbon Bash! Dan Rivas is general manager of Bank and Bourbon Restaurant at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia. "It's our...
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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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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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Courtesy of Theatre Philadelphia
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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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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