Recipe for Philly 'mountain lodge' on the river: Ice, fire and rockers

Recipe for Philly 'mountain lodge' on the river: Ice, fire and rockersThe threat of snow in the forecast makes those summertime days of lounging in a hammock seem like a distant memory. The wildly popular hammocks of Philadelphia's Spruce Street Harbor Park, a temporary park created on the bank

Fowl weather stretches over NJ as wild turkeys continue resurgence

Fowl weather stretches over NJ as wild turkeys continue resurgenceThe Thanksgiving Day meal is not the only place you can find turkeys in New Jersey. Plenty of wild turkeys are roaming every county in the state.
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Chestnut Hill Skyspace to offer additional viewing dates for holiday season

Chestnut Hill Skyspace to offer additional viewing dates for holiday seasonThe holiday season often bring two things — out-of-town guests and a deep desire for peace. With that in mind, Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting (CHFM) has added extra viewing dates for its James Turrell Skyspace installation.

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Managing to be thankful, after divorce, on a dramatically different holiday
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Managing to be thankful, after divorce, on a dramatically different holiday

Wishing upon a departed turkey’s wishbone was one of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions as a child. Like fairy tales, this peculiar custom satisfied my romantic side. Reality knocked the wind out of that romanticism a
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The Amazon-ification of commerce, separating the makers from the takers

When I shop in the real world, whether on Main Street or Broadway, the blurring of boundaries makes me queasy. The more diverse the merchandise, the less I trust its authenticity.

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Was NJ state job held by DiVincenzo's son publicly advertised?

Was NJ state job held by DiVincenzo's son publicly advertised?

The New Jersey Department of Education says it has no evidence that it advertised a high-paying job that went to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo’s son, even though records show it posted a public notice for a similar
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Bats do it. Dolphins do it. Listen to this man 'see' the world with sound

Bats do it. Dolphins do it. Listen to this man 'see' the world with sound

Austin Seraphin, 36, is a Philadelphia-based accessibility consultant, a volunteer museum docent and a computer programmer. He has been blind since birth — but now he can "see" with a technique known as echolocation.
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