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Best of Basil

My basil was out of control.   


Letters to the Editor: August 6, 2014

Treatment at Aria ER


Dig into some French Onion Soup

“Let’s go to Pittsburgh,” I said, when the possibility of a long weekend trip came up a few weeks ago. Why not? Having traveled some miles over the years, Pittsburgh was one relatively close destination we’d talked about but never visited.


Snow in the summer

As we flip the calendar and leave July, we leave behind National Ice Cream Month, which was first declared by President Reagan in 1984. August usually brings even hotter temperatures and higher humidity to Philly. What better way to beat the heat than to enjoy some icy indulgences? 


As our children age, time refuses to slow

Perhaps it was the way the sunlight hit her face. It was bright and unforgiving.


GOP officials laud governor’s pension reform efforts

We applaud Gov. Corbett for tackling Pennsylvania’s pension crisis, which is increasing our residents’ property taxes and diverting dollars away from the classroom to pay for large pension obligations. We thank the governor for standing up for Pennsylvania taxpayers and Pennsylvania children.


Letters to the Editor: July 30, 2014

Thanks, Streets Dept.


Letters to the Editor: July 23, 2014

Thank you, Local 401


Garden State grub

There’s something about fresh-picked corn (and tomatoes and peaches) at roadside stands in New Jersey that makes my car immediately pull to the side of the road. Last weekend, on the ride home from the Shore, the signs reading “Fresh Corn - $2.99 a Dozen” forced me to make a bee-line to the roadside produce stand. And I certainly wasn’t disappointed. Jersey corn is coming into season, and ready for harvest.


Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2014

Guilt by association