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  • PHL17 Down The Shore: Avalon

    Every Friday morning during the summer, PHL 17 will go to a different shore point. This week, our Khiree Stewart visited Avalon, New Jersey. The town is offering all sorts of different activities during the summer, such as their Surfside Live and Surfside Jam events. On Saturday, the Parkinson Council will hold their annual Flip Flop Walk. All participants will receive an official “Flip Flop” walk t-shirt and a free pair of decorative flip flops. Click here to learn more […]

  • Youth Climbing Championship Kicks Off In Bridgeport

    USA Climbing’s Youth Climbing Sport and Speed National Championship kicked off at Reach Climbing & Fitness in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania on Thursday. More than 800 different rock climbers will compete. The competition will test the best youth climbers in the country against a 55-foot championship difficulty wall and Olympic regulation speed wall. The competition runs through Sunday. Our Khiree Stewart took a try at one of the climbing walls. Click here for more information on Reach Climbing & Fitness.

  • Adventure Aquarium Hosts Hippo Festival

    There are only a few weeks left to experience the Adventure Aquarium’s Hippo Festival! Guests will get the chance to learn about the aquarium’s hippos from animal experts. There will also be games, storytelling, face painting and much more! Our Khiree Stewart went there to see the hippos, Genny and Button. Click here for more information on the Adventure Aquarium and Hippo Fest!

  • New Dinosaur Exhibit Opens At Academy Of Natural Sciences

    “Dinosaurs Around The World” is a new exhibit that recently opened at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Center City. The exhibit takes visitors on a trip back in time when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Families will learn about the different kinds of dinosaurs and the environment they lived in. Click here to learn more about the exhibit.  

  • Celebrate National Blueberry Day at Mood’s Farms In New Jersey

    July 8th is National Blueberry Day. To celebrate, our Khiree Stewart visited Mood’s Farms Market in Mullica Hill, New Jersey to see how their blueberries are cultivated. The blueberry is the state fruit of New Jersey. Click here to learn more about Mood’s Farms Market and their upcoming Blueberry Festival.

  • July 4th Grilling with Sweet Lucy’s

    Sweet Lucy’s is one of the most popular places for barbeque here in Philadelphia. They have some of the best barbecue if you really want to impress your guests at a cookout.

  • 14 Year-Old Boy Raises Thousands of Dollars To Help Veterans

    Brian Roberts is an army veteran and says that soldiers don’t only fight battles on the battlefield. “I was homeless for a little bit,” he said. “I slept in my car. It was hard.” One of his biggest fights was after he left the military. Roberts had trouble finding a job when he returned home. Unable to pay his bills, he was forced to live in his car.  “It was hard to transition,” he said. “People in the military have […]

  • Benjamin Franklin Gives A History Lesson on Independence Day

    There is more to Independence Day than just fireworks and barbecue. Our Khiree Stewart spent the morning with Benjamin Franklin from Historic Philadelphia. He gave him a tour of Old City and a lesson on American history.  

  • The Champions of Magic Tour Comes To Atlantic City

    “The Champions of Magic” are about to begin a run at Caesar’s in Atlantic City, starting Friday. The group is comprised of five world-class illusionists. They stopped by our studio to show us some of their tricks. Click here to learn more about their tour dates.  


    Every Friday morning during the summer, PHL 17 will go to a different shore point. This week, our Khiree Stewart went to Margate City, New Jersey to check out some of the events planned for this year’s Beachstock. Beachstock is an annual event filled with different kinds of activities, music, and performances on the beach. Click here for more information on Beachstock.

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