Positively Philadelphia

Paige Price
Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
October 14, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's curtains up for the Philadelphia Theatre Company's new season, and it starts with a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. "We are opening with a play called ' Sweat ,'" said Paige Price, producing artistic director. "The play centers around a bar based on an actual bar in...
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Haunted Circus
The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Lauren Lipton
October 07, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a Halloween event that is the only one in the country. "We are doing our first-ever haunted circus mansion. Last year, in September, we moved into a 26,000-square-foot former church in the Mt. Airy Germantown neighborhood," said Adam Woolley, head coach of the...
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Unique Philly Book Cover
Irene Levy Baker
Lauren Lipton
September 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Irene Levy Baker's last book was "100 things to do in Philadelphia before you die." Now, assuming you're still alive and you like to eat, her newest book is "Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia." Irene Levy Baker "It includes the stories behind them, romances,...
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Anne Sceia Klein
Jerry Klein
Lauren Lipton
August 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was 1964 and the times were very different. "There were some women who were asked to leave their jobs when they became pregnant because they were 'showing.'" There was no maternity leave. That and other challenges are detailed in the new book by Anne Sceia Klein,...
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powel house
Provided by philalandmarks.org
Lauren Lipton
August 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – At 244 South 3rd Street in Society Hill is the historic house museum — the Powel House — not far from the Liberty Bell and other historic sites. “The house was built in 1765, so it’s 251 years old. The Powels were known for having some of the most lavish parties in all of the...
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Art Museum Steps
Pat Loeb / KYW Newsradio
Lauren Lipton
August 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s always fascinating to hear what visitors to this area think, and particularly travel writers who visit cities all over the world. I talked to Michela Rosano of Ottawa, Canada, who writes for Canadian Geographic. “I love the Reading Terminal Market. I could live...
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Deco on the Delaware
Lisa Varley Photography via Glen Foerd
Lauren Lipton
July 29, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Saturday, August 4, step back into the 1920's. It's all for a good cause. "On August 4, we're going to bring the 1920's back to Glen Foerd with " Deco on the Delaware ," and it is just the most amazing 1920's event you're going to see in the Philadelphia region,"...
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East Passyunk Car Show
Kory Aversa
Lauren Lipton
July 22, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Sunday, July 29, get ready, get set, let's have some fun! It's the 13th annual East Passyunk Car Show . "We're very excited. Last year we had almost 200 cars; antique cars, classic, custom cars, trucks, motorcycles," said Pam Zenzola, executive director of the...
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Wawa Welcome America Concert Parkway
Wawa Welcome America
Lauren Lipton
June 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the many events during this year's Wawa Welcome America celebration happens this Saturday, June 30, and it's something new. "This year, we are very excited because at the Pennsylvania Convention Center we are going to have a community festival, and so anyone...
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Cherry Street Pier Renndering
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
Lauren Lipton
June 17, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – A great new thing is coming to Philadelphia. “Cherry Street Pier is a historic shipping pier on the Delaware (River) waterfront next to the Race Street Pier and is undergoing a huge makeover. The vision for the pier is really an incubator space for Philadelphia’s...
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