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    World Cup Calimari

    Not quite Latin American cuisine, Brazilian food is a blend of European, African, Native Indian and Japanese influences. Brazil’s national beverage is coffee, and its most popular cocktail is the Caipirinha, made from cachaca (Brazilian rum), lime and sugar. Brazilian cuisine has yet to have its moment in the sun in the Philadelphia area. But with the World Cup and the upcoming Olympics being held in Brazil, we may be tasting more of their foods— including octopus.


    Civic group discusses new businesses headed to Parkwood

    There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.


    I-95 Princeton Avenue on-ramp to close this week

    Construction to improve Interstate 95 at the Cottman Avenue Interchange in Northeast Philadelphia will require closing the Princeton Avenue on-ramp to I-95 North for three nights this week and one night next week to allow crews to set beams for the new southbound interstate bridge over the ramp.


    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.


    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.


    Trips: April 16, 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.


    Trips: April 9, 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.


    Trips: April 2, 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.