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  • PHOTOS: 2011 Running of the Santas Philadelphia

      Each year a few hundred Santas take to the Philadelphia Streets in the annual Running of the Santas.

  • PHL17 Events Team Job

    Are you young, fun, responsible, and outgoing? If so, PHL17 is looking for you! We are in search of unique individuals to join our promotions team and represent our station at outside events and appearances. Our events generally take place on weekends, so it is great part-time work for college students looking to earn some extra cash! We attend runs/walks, Phillies games, festivals, charity events, the Mummers Parade, and more! Working on our team is an exciting way to meet […]

  • In Focus: 2013 Tour De Cure

    More than 8 percent of the U.S. population lives with diabetes.  On “In Focus” with Steve Highsmith for Saturday, May 25, 2013, Steve updates what we should know about the illness and highlights the 2013 Tour de Cure bike ride, benefiting the American Diabetes Association.  Steve’s guests are Dr. Kathya Zinszer, a podiatrist and member of the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association of Southeast Pennsylvania, and Geoff Kase, a father whose son has Type 1 diabetes.  Mr. […]

  • Restaurant Week on Eye Opener!

      How would you like to win a FREE DINNER during Restaurant Week 2013?!  Tune in to Eye Opener all week as we get our cook on LIVE in studio with chefs from participating restaurants!  They’ll be whipping up some of their famous dishes and dishing out free dinners…you’ll have to tune in all week to find out how you can win.  Here is a list of restaurants we will be featuring… Monday – R2L Tuesday – Xochitl Wednesday – […]

  • Hot Diggity

    The next time you are craving a hot dog, make sure you head to South Street’s Hot Diggity. These dogs are unique and so is the menu.

  • Celebrity Looks for Less!

    Its a New Year and if you are looking for a new way to dress without breaking the bank you can actually turn your focus to the red carpet! Beauty Expert Stacy Cox gives us some great tips on how to get that Celebrity Look for Less!

  • Max Brenner Chocolate on Eye Opener

    The world famous Chocolate Shop whipped up some delicious treats for Valentine’s Day! Check Max Brennner out on Facebook and below are some pictures and fun facts about chocolate. 1. The first recorded “Death by Chocolate” case occurred in the 17th Century in Chiapas, Mexico.  Upper class Spaniards were so addicted to chocolate that they refused to adhere to a church dictated chocolate ban that forbade them from eating or drinking any food during the church services.  As a result, […]

  • Stained Glass Artist – Dressler Smith

    Eye Opener’s Jennifer Lewis-Hall interviews Dressler Smith, a very accomplished painter and stained glass artist from Philadelphia.

  • Valentine’s Day 101

    Great tips on how to get “spiffy” for that special someone on Valentine’s Day.

  • Philadanco Founder Paves The Way For Black Dancers

    PHL 17’s Ashley Johnson Speaks With Joan Myers Brown, Owner and founder of Philadanco.

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