The increase in roadway fatalities and Vision Zero, the goal to eliminate traffic deaths by 2030. Plus, the World Health Organization's warning about artificial sweeteners.
Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the Delaware Valley – from news and politics to science and the arts– delivered with a fresh perspective, all in an hour. Learn something new and add your voice to energizing live conversations with co-hosts Avi Wolfman-Arent and Cherri Gregg.
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Travel Expert Rick Steves, New Creatures at the Zoo, Studio 2 Trivia
Have you made any summer vacation plans? PBS travel icon Rick Steves joins us with destination suggestions, how to get around on a budget and more useful tips.
Air Date: May 25, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:59
Online Romance Scams, Peanut Allergy Patches, Hittin’ Season Podcast
Billions of dollars have been lost to romantic scams online - and A.I. is making things worse. Plus, WHYY's Hittin' Season and progress in child food allergies.
Air Date: May 24, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:59
Getting Your Best Sleep, Legendary Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw, Sen. Carper to Retire
A specialist joins us to discuss the latest research on a good night's rest: from supplements to the best sleep position for your health.
Air Date: May 23, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:27
Cannabis and Teens, Grassroots Violence Prevention, Studio 2 Trivia
THC levels in cannabis on today's market are more potent than decades ago, leaving many parents worried about their teen's developing brains. Rutgers' Danielle Dick joins us.
Air Date: May 18, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:01
Election Analysis, Red Knots, Ilyon Woo’s “Master Slave Husband Wife”
One day after the primaries, what do we know about the outcome of the election, voter turnout and the issues at stake? Plus, red knits return to the Delaware Bay beaches.
Air Date: May 16, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:39
Cellphone Etiquette, Election Day, Fresh Air’s Tonya Mosley
Cell phones interrupted two Philadelphia Orchestra concerts recently. We're talking about cell phone manners. And, a conversation with Fresh Air's new co-host, Tonya Mosley.
Air Date: May 16, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:32
Why We Lie, Pa. Judicial Elections, Trivia Thursday
Why do people lie? Wharton professor Maurice Schweitzer weighs in on the thrill some people get from not telling the truth. Plus, trivia and things to do.
Air Date: May 11, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:30
COVID Emergency Ending, Trust in Philly’s Tap Water, Shopping Sustainably
With the end of the COVID public health emergency, what to know about vaccines, variants, testing and more. Also, eroding trust in Philly water and sustainable fashion.
Air Date: May 10, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:31
Mayoral Candidate David Oh, Four-Day Workweek, Puberty and Social Media
Could we make the four-day workweek...work? Plus, Republican mayoral candidate David Oh. And a new book helps teens get through puberty without taking cues from TikTok.
Air Date: May 9, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:33
50th Anniversary of Hip Hop, St. Joe’s New Art Museum, Studio 2 Trivia
The birth of hip hop happened 50 years ago. We're talking with Philly icons DJ Jazzy Jeff and Charlie Mack about the early days of the genre and its evolution today.
Air Date: May 4, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:30
Youth Sports Out of Control, Mayoral Candidate Rebecca Rhynhart, Kadampa Meditation
Bad parent behavior on the sidelines and in the stands has us talking about youth sports and why the stakes feel so high. Also, Philly mayoral candidate Rebecca Rhynhart.
Air Date: May 3, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:32
James Ijames, Mayoral Candidate Cherelle Parker, ‘The Case for Cancel Culture’
Cherelle Parker on her plans if elected mayor of Philadelphia. Journalist Ernest Owens makes 'The Case for Cancel Culture.' And Pulitzer winner James Ijames on 'Abandon.'
Air Date: May 2, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:31
Mayoral Candidate Amen Brown, Ranked Choice Voting, Studio 2 Trivia
Amen Brown on running in the democratic primary for mayor of Philadelphia. Then, would ranked choice voting make elections better? And, the next round of Studio 2 trivia.
Air Date: April 27, 2023 12:00 pmListen 43:20
Asbestos in Schools, La bohème, NPR’s Ari Shapiro
Opera Philadelphia spectacularly performs four parts of La bohème in reverse. Plus, Ari Shapiro's 'The Best Strangers in the World' and the latest on asbestos in schools.
Air Date: April 26, 2023 12:00 pmListen 45:51