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Banking on new park

27016502 In the canyon between the gleaming steel skeleton of the new ballpark and the old gray concrete of Veterans Stadium, Phillies executives announced that Citizens Bank had struck a deal to have its...

A simple plan

27016497 When it comes to the slow commuter crawl, a Honda Odyssey minivan is about as good as it gets. The Odyssey is like a living room on wheels, with its big, comfy armchairs,...

Two leads are better than one

27016492 Alex and Emma PG-13 Starts tomorrow at area theaters Three reels out of four � Alex and Emma is the kind of romantic comedy Hollywood doesn't make anymore....

Reflections on a people

27016487 Extraordinary photographs by an extraordinary woman are currently on display at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The exhibition, "Touching the Mekong: A Southeast Asian Sojourn," features more than...

Fire up Dad’s appetite

Sunday is Father's Day. In the run-up to America's day to honor Dad, I found the Internet has not been pushing shirts and ties, after-shave and the classic soap-on-a-rope. Nope, buy steak for Dad...

Back to high school

Say one thing for Frankie Avalon: He's no beauty school dropout. Nope, it's his real hair. And let's face it, we can't necessarily say the same thing for Golden Boy buddy Fabian. ...

Trattoria Barone

Trattoria Barone 210 Barclay Center Route 70 East Cherry Hill, N.J. 856-354-1888 Credit cards accepted Wheelchair-accessible (bathrooms on ground floor) Open for lunch and dinner Authentic Italian cucina � It is always a delight to discover...

Wild and crazy kids

Rugrats Go Wild PG (animated baby bottoms, singing dogs) Opening in area theaters tomorrow Three reels out of four I have a confession: I was not a huge fan of early computer animation. Sure, they were...

Troubled fortunes

When Congress erupted into battles over funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, playwright Chay Yew launched his own response. He wanted to counter what he viewed as censorship by conservatives trying...

Focus on freshmen

Freshmen entering South Philadelphia High School in September will feel isolated from the rest of the students, but it won't be due to typical adolescent angst. Southern's newbies will actually be alone, separated...
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