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  • Disney Hikes Prices Again

    The Happiest Place on Earth just got more expensive. If you’re planning a trip to see Mickey Mouse and the rest of the crew, it’s going to cost you. Walt Disney World’s and Disneyland’s park tickets for adults and kids plus parking have gone up again. “Regular” ticket pricing is up $4 to $119 for adults and $113 for kids at the Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando. During peak visitation times, parents will have to shell out an additional $5 […]

  • Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Edition

    *The following post is sponsored. Emmy Award-winning consumer technology journalist Jennifer Jolly makes giving gifts easy this Valentine’s Day so you can focus on giving love. Fresh flowers always remain a top choice when February 14th rolls around. If you don’t have the chance to visit your local florist, checkout “You just go online and a few short clicks later their florists handcraft stunning arrangements. They have all kinds of awesome choices… customized, delivered right to the doorstep by […]

  • Valentine’s Day: Staying In Or Going Out?

    *The following post is sponsored. For many Valentine’s Day means an expensive night out on the town, but you’d be surprised how many people prefer a quiet night at home. Lifestyle expert Danielle Smith has some ideas for the perfect “stay-at-home Valentine’s Day.” Every year Valentine’s Day comes with increased pressure to create an elaborate and expensive experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way. “I would like to suggest that you start with creating a recipe. So many […]

  • Eagles Victory Parade Transportation Information

    The city has released a number of road closures ahead of the Eagles Championship Celebration. “Significant travel delays can be expected on the date of the event and implementation of additional road closures and lane restrictions may be necessary during the event to maintain public safety,” reads the official statement. Here’s the detailed list: ¬†Wednesday, February 7 The inner lanes (inbound and outbound) of Benjamin Franklin Parkway from Eakins Oval to 20th Street will be closed from 10:00AM-3:00PM and 6:00PM-10:00PM […]

  • Best & Worst Big Game Commercials

    *The following post is sponsored. Millions of Americans tuned into Sunday’s big game for the football of course, but it wouldn’t be Super Bowl Sunday without the commercials. USA TODAY’s Charisse Jones broke down which commercials viewers rated the best and worst. There’s no question about which commercial ranked the best on this year’s Ad Meter competition. “It was Amazon’s Alexa and how could it not win? It really tapped into the cultural moment. The idea of her losing her […]

  • Heart Failure: How to Spot It & Prevent It

    *The following post is sponsored. February is American Heart Month. Dr. Alan Gass and Deputy Editor of Good Housekeeping Laurie Jennings shared important information about the condition and how to manage it. Dr. Gass started with the basics and described what heart failure is and what some of the most common symptoms are. “Heart failure is a chronic, progressive disease where the heart cannot pump enough blood throughout the body. The symptoms of heart failure are shortness of breath, swelling, […]

  • Winter Beauty Buys

    *The following post is sponsored. Beauty expert Milly Almodovar has what’s buzzing in skincare, hair care and more! Winter means moisturizers and a lot of the most popular moisturizes out there only mask dry skin problems. Milly suggested Curel Hydrotherapy Wet Skin moisturize. “If used daily, it ends dry skin for good. The water-activated formula dives deep into the skin surface to heal dryness at the source. The best part is it all happens in the shower. It’s super easy […]

  • New Year, New You

    *The following post is sponsored. From cleaning out your closet to adopting a healthier lifestyle, you’ve most likely heard the phrase “New Year, New You.” Lifestyle expert Josh McBride is back in studio and shared just what that means. If one of your resolutions is to spend more time with your family and less time on your phone try the OurPact Parental Control and Family Locator App. “This app is great to prevent internet and screen-time addiction for your kids. […]

  • Big Game Superstitions

    Do you have any Eagles superstitions? Maybe an old jersey you always wear or what about a certain spot you have to sit in to watch the game? We’ve heard a lot of interesting game time rituals and most of them came out of our very own building. One of PHL17’s digital sales coordinators Conor Burke shared a widely-popular superstition. “It’s not as gross as it sounds, but I haven’t washed my jersey since we’ve been in the playoffs.” And […]

  • Feel the Barre Balanced Burn

    Research shows that towards the end of January, 80% of people let their New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside. We’re talking specifically about those fitness resolutions. A good way to prevent this? Try challenging yourself with a new type of exercise. PHL17’s Matt Alba went where few men have gone before him to do just that. Barre Balanced in Glenn Mills, Delaware County is not your run-of-the-mill gym meaning you won’t find treadmills, ellipticals or weight machines there. Alexa […]