Positively Philadelphia

Courtesy of the Laurel Hill Mansion
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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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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Courtesy of Robert Marchisello's family
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.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
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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Brittany Snyder, a Moore graduate, shows one of her ceramics.
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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, "...
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 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...
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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...
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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...
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