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Sky is no limit

Air travel is different today than it was a year ago -- an obvious statement to anyone who has traveled post-9-11 and had to remove his shoes for inspection at an airport security...

OK, don’t move!

Are mechanical brooms about to become extinct in South Philly? That's the first question that needs answering, especially after the street-sweeping program recently endured its most radical change since its inception. Last...

Liquid asset

No one has dipped a toe in the refreshing waters of the Fante-Leone Pool for two years, and many residents hope it stays that way. This week the Bella Vista United Civic...

St. Agnes suit drags on

The first medical malpractice case filed against St. Agnes Medical Center following last year's fatal lab error is making progress, albeit too slowly, according to the plaintiff's attorney. On Monday, attorney Aaron...

Suit of charmer

The Tuxedo Rated PG-13 Playing at area theaters Two-and-a-half reels out of four There's a good chance Jackie Chan will never win the Oscar for Best Actor (though stranger things have happened). Likewise,...


Rembrandt's 741 N. 23rd St. (at Aspen) 215-763-2228 Credit cards accepted Restrooms up a long flight of stairs Open daily When I moved to Logan Square 23 years ago, neighboring Fairmount was a...

Falling for apples

M.F.K. Fisher wrote a book called Consider the Oyster. Today, let's consider the apple. Apples are thousands of years old. They have roots in Asia, so many Talmudic scholars believe Eve probably did...

Flirty dancing

The unmistakable scent of patchouli oil surrounds Dahna Rohanna as she enters the room. Perfect posture caps off a sculpted physique, while soulful dark eyes and luminous deep-brown hair announce to the world...

Advantage: Tiburon

"Each new Hyundai vehicle must enhance Hyundai's brand image," says the company's president, Finbarr O'Neill. Of course, any president would say the same thing: brand image is king. But in Hyundai's case, the...

Brave heart

"I want a new heart." That was 3-year-old Jason Carpenter's first request when two representatives from the Make-A-Wish Foundation paid him a visit. Monique Carpenter said her own heart broke into a...
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