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Hog Island Hoagies

The question on the game show Jeopardy is “Heavy on the oil, no mayo, peppers on the side.” The immediate Philadelphia response: “What is a hoagie?”

Letters to the Editor: August 27, 2014

Fight night in Mayfair?

Back to school recipes

Across the city, the hum of air conditioners has ceased, as has the sound of splashing water in the pools. Neighborhoods have grown quiet. On the horizon, you can see it coming ever so cautiously down the street. The mere sight of it strikes terror in young hearts while at the same instant it induces total and unequivocal tranquility in the hearts of their mothers. It’s big. It’s yellow. Here comes the school bus!

Gone But Not Forgotten: First Days of School

No more first days of school at our house.

Feeling like the only person in America not on vacation

Yoo-hoo! Is anybody out there? Come out, come out, wherever you are!

Get extra calcium from yogurt

At any time, hundreds of species of bacteria — both potentially harmful and potentially helpful — inhabit the human digestive tract.

Cocktail hour clams

“He that sups with the devil needs a long spoon.”— English Proverb

Letters to the Editor: August 20, 2014

Teach gun safety, PPD

Letters to the Editor: August 13, 2014

Attacking our pensions

Best of Basil

My basil was out of control.