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    New images come to light of a most unusual 19th-century Northeast mansion.

    “Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872

    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? 

    Letters to the Editor: June 18, 2014

    The truth about the Triple Crown

    Waters to appear in Philadelphia library author series

    John Waters, the man known for giving us such quirky films as Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, Polyester and others, has done it again with the publication of his fourth book, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.

    Trips: May 28, 2014

    GOLDEN FRIENDS May 31. Delaware Park. $60 includes beer, soda, food and $25 slot play. 215-335-2287. More: Phillies games June 26, July 24, August 20 and Sept. 13 from $42 to $57. More: June 28. Crab feast and Riverboat. $92 includes all you can eat crab and refreshments. More: Aug. 9. Delaware Park. Buffet, horse racing and $25 slot play. $55. Leaves 10:45 a.m. More: Sept. 20 to 27. New England and Canada cruise. $1,275 includes taxes, baggage, and transportation. 215-335-2287.

    Trips: May 21, 2014

    GOLDEN FRIENDS May 31. Delaware Park. $60 includes beer, soda, food and $25 slot play. 215-335-2287. More: Phillies games June 26, July 24, August 20 and Sept. 13 from $42 to $57. More: June 28. Crab feast and Riverboat. $92 includes all you can eat crab and refreshments. More: Aug. 9. Delaware Park. Buffet, horse racing and $25 slot play. $55. Leaves 10:45 a.m. More: Sept. 20 to 27. New England and Canada cruise. $1,275 includes taxes, baggage, and transportation. 215-335-2287.

    Trips: May 14, 2014

    GE RETIREES May 16 to 23 and Sept. 6 to 13. Northern US National Parks. $2,095 includes 8 days and 7 nights including taxes, roundtrip travel, meals, hotel accommodations, and tours of Yellowstone, Salt Lake City, The Rockies and more. For more information call 610-892-9767.

    Trips: May 7, 2014

    CELTIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF BRISTOL May 12. New York City. $85 includes bus trip to the 9/11 memorial, St. Paul’s Chapel, the Irish Hunger Memorial, and lunch at Ryan McGuire’s Irish Restaurant. 215-788-5232.

    Road trip

    A Dietz & Watson food truck is traveling cross-country to celebrate the family business’ 75th anniversary.

    Momma Dietz wasn’t expecting a gift of diamonds in commemoration of her family business’ 75th anniversary. In fact, her children and grandchildren asked the Dietz & Watson company matriarch to hit the road.

    Trips: April 30, 2014

    THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Select dates in April 2014. Disney World special packages. Three days and four nights, or 5 days and four nights. Prices from $859 per person include roundtrip airfare between Philadelphia and Orlando, Disney magical express transfers, hotel accommodations, Disney four day park hopper pass, one free piece of baggage per person each way, taxes, fees, and insurance. 610-892-1133.

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