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    Ex-teacher wants Wilson’s art out of storage

    Retired science teacher Marilyn Krupnik has a good idea what she wants done with scores of paintings that were removed from the Wilson Middle School in 2003 and 2004 and put into storage.


    The ‘Model Block’ makes its debut

    An “interactive” fence is part of an initiative to bring new life to East Girard Avenue in Fishtown.


    A mission, in memory

    A Port Richmond police detective turned his anguish over his lost son into a way of supporting other greiving parents. 


    La Colombe coffee roasters come to Frankford Avenue

    Philadelphia's own La Colombe is planning to open a flagship cafe on Frankford Avenue, and has received zoning approval as well as support from neighbors.


    Tender time

    Philadelphia Police Detective Martin Connors, 48, never thought he would believe the words of grief counselor Mickey Hirsch: Connors would eventually help other grieving parents whose children had died. 


    Trips: September 11, 2013

    HOLY REDEEMER VILLAGE Sept. 16 to 20. Pine Dude Ranch. $384 per person, double occupancy or $484 single, includes bus, meals, cocktail party, entertainment and more. 215-947-3542. 


    Trips: September 4, 2013

    MAKIN’ MEMORIES WITH KAYE & MATERNITY BVM SENIORS Sept. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster. $92, includes “Menopause, the Musical.” 215-342-5038.


    Trips: August 28, 2013

    MAKIN’ MEMORIES WITH KAYE & MATERNITY BVM SENIORS Sept. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster. $92, includes “Menopause, the Musical.” 215-342-5038.


    Trips: August 21, 2013

    ST. JEROME LADIES GUILD Aug. 22. Bristol Riverside Theatre. $82, includes bus, lunch at Georgine’s and “Broadway Collection.” 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.