Positively Philadelphia

A rain garden on display, made possible by the Rain Check program.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Water Department
Lauren Lipton
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Philadelphia Water Department's Rain Check may be one of the best programs you never heard of. It helps you beautify your home and the city, and help the environment.
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Fall festivities at Dilworth Park.
Courtesy of Center City District
Lauren Lipton
October 06, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The summer fun might be over at Dilworth Park, but the fall and winter festivities are just getting started.
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"French kiss, a love letter to Paris" is a photography exhibit at the Sofitel Hotel at 17th and Samson streets in Center City.
Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
September 29, 2019 - 10:25 am
"French kiss, a love letter to Paris" is a photography exhibit at the Sofitel Hotel at 17th and Samson streets in Center City.
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Lauren Lipton
August 04, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Every Tuesday night for the rest of August, Seger Park on 10th and Lombard streets goes to the dogs. "During the summer we offer an event we call Woofstock. It's live music every Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., weather permitting. It's local musicians who perform...
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Lauren Lipton
June 23, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Broadway Philadelphia season is underway and many theater fans have already got their season tickets like Lorianne Lowy and Diane Hennessy who come from Long Beach Island. "We started out, we wanted Hamilton tickets and then there were other shows we wanted to see...
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The University of the Arts "Z" Big Band has been recognized as one of the best collegiate ensembles in the nation.
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Lauren Lipton
June 17, 2019 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students in Philadelphia get a chance to perform before they graduate and do it for real. The University of the Arts' "Z" Big Band has been recognized as one of the best collegiate ensembles in the nation. "The band is basically the top students in the music...
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BEBOT is a 13,000 pound, 33-foot statue trucked to Philadelphia from the Burning Man festival in Nevada.
Courtesy of Camille Mola
Lauren Lipton
June 02, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a huge new public art piece in Philadelphia. BEBOT is a 13,000 pound, 33-foot statue trucked to Philadelphia from the Burning Man festival in Nevada and it now is on full display at the new Piazza Pod Park in Northern Liberties. "I think he is thoroughly at...
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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.
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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...
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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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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...
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