Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
Stating the case for visiting the original colonies
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Beth D’Addono, Inside Feature
If you’re in the habit of making travel-related resolutions, why not make 2013 the year of Colonial American spirit? A road trip through the original 13 colonies delivers a hefty dose of history, offering a glimpse of our country’s past, present and future. If you’re wondering where to start, here are a few ideas: 13, to be exact. Connecticut A...
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Just as the population of shore towns continues to swell as summer progresses, so, too, does the list of top-flight performers coming to entertain vacationers and residents alike. For area Jews, 2012 is shaping up to be one of the most entertaining years ever. Whatever your favorite type of live event -- comedy, music, theater or even political cabaret --...
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These hidden treasures (some more hidden than others) are sure to make your summer anything but boring.
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Richard Pawlak, This Summer Feature
NYUK, NYUK, NYUK The small office park tucked off of Bethlehem Pike in Ambler gives no outward indication that it contains the DNA for at least three generations of comedic sensibilities. But this unassuming location is where one man’s obsession has grown into three stories of Three Stooges devotion. The Stoogeum stands alone as one of this area’s singular surprises,...
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The forecast for shore life 2012: Better than ever!
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Beth D’Addono, This Summer Feature
D ownashore at last! This summer, you will find yourself with a myriad of vacation options as diverse as the sunny little towns that dot the Atlantic coastline. From family-friendly to romantic and fun after dark, there’s a shore full of new places, events and people to celebrate this season. Brigantine Brigantine is more than just a company town for...
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National Library of Israel offers a bounty of Passover treasures--in real or virtual time
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Deborah Rubin Fields, Jewish Exponent Feature
Despite the rave reviews some people give to GPS machines, I find they fall short of the mark. Yes, a GPS (usually, but not always) gets you to a requested location, but it does so without affording any opportunity to appreciate what you will see along the way or what you will find when you arrive. What's missing from a...
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