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    A cultural celebration

    More than 500 people turned out for the annual Danube Swabian Festival on Sunday at the Southampton Road club. At top, people dance during the festivities.

    Views of Harrison’s Folly

    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

    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.

    NE man who allegedly worked death camp released on bail

    An ailing elderly Northeast man who allegedly worked in the Aus-chwitz death camp dur-ing World War II was released on $100,000 federal bail Monday. Also, Johann Breyer’s July 24 hearing to decide a German extradition request was canceled.

    Sweet Summer Spuds

    Bonjour! Vive les Frites!

    ‘God Bless America, Land That I Love’

    Let me give it to you straight:

    Local pro wrestler returns to his roots this weekend

    Drew Gulak has wrestled in Northeast Philadelphia before.

    Globetrotting Zeglinski coming back to Philly

    Sammy Zeglinski’s career as a professional basketball player has taken him all over the world and back, yet the allure of coming back home to Philadelphia is always inescapable. 

    Landscapes of history

    Glen Foerd plans to restore historical features throughout its 18-acre estate.

    Surrounded by generations of urban development, Glen Foerd on the Delaware remains a pastoral oasis, and not merely because of the mid-19th century mansion that accentuates the 18-acre, city-owned estate.

    Pieces from the road

    The Italian band Joycut visits Johnny Brenda’s on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to perform music from their new album.

    Defense Logistics Agency aids soldiers

    America’s warfighters serving in Afghanistan this Thanksgiving enjoyed a taste of home, thanks to the efforts of employee at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, at 700 Robbins Ave.

    Working to eliminate more landfill waste

    A River Wards facility has the technology to more efficiently recycle your appliances…for free.

    Kartoffel (Potato Soup) for Oktoberfest

    Once upon a time in the city of Munich, Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. All the people of Munich were invited to attend the festivities, which were held on Oct. 12, 1810, on the fields in front of the city gates. All of Bavaria celebrated with the happy couple, and the party ended with horse races in the presence of the royal family.

    Baked figs and fig preserves

    They’re as old as the hills. That’s as long as figs have been around. They are the antique trees of the garden - the old souls. Figuratively speaking, fig leaves played a strategic role in the cover-up that went down in the Garden of Eden. Their gorgeous, big, showy leaves provided the first fashion statement – au naturel. Figs are, themselves, delicious eaten au naturel, that is, picked right off the tree. Whoever says he “doesn’t give a fig” apparently has never tasted one.

    WWII wings fly over Northeast

    If you’ve ever wanted to experience what it was like to fly in a World War II-era bomber, your opportunity lands at Northeast Philadelphia Airport this weekend.

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