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Divided byway

Winding along the west bank of the Schuylkill River, West River Drive is one of the most peaceful, scenic thoroughfares in the city. But it's been the scene of controversy since Feb. 16,...

Another high note for Marian

As a child, Blanche Burton-Lyles would watch opera star Marian Anderson perform concerts at the Academy of Music. Afterwards, the youngster would visit the home at 762 S. Martin St. That wouldn't...

Kebob meals

Memorial Day is the traditional kickoff of the cookout season. Although many people grill all year long, I don't usually fire up my old Weber kettle until the last weekend in May....

Honoring a storied man

On the day that Charles Santore would have been 93, Southwark Library will be named in his memory. And what better birthday gift is there than recognition of a legacy? ...

Nonprofitable owner?

27018542 A longtime civic activist's public criticism of a plan to build dozens of new homes in his neighborhood has gotten him suspended from the organization he cofounded and made him the target of a...

On that note

Whenever a recording artist plugs his or her latest project, the disc is always the best ever. Just once, it would be nice to hear a performer note that "the new material just...
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