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    The power of plums

    Confucius wrote about them. Alexander the Great and then Julius Caesar brought them to the Mediterranean region through trade. Early settlers brought them to the New World. Luther Burbank, the “Plant Wizard” botanist, horticulturist and pomologist (cultivator of fruit trees), grew, studied and documented plum trees grown in California, and produced new hybrid varieties. 

    Casino Trips: July 1, 2015

    Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.

    City pools now open for summer

    As of July 1, all city-operated pools will have been opened for the summer season following a two-week kickoff program. Pools are now open at numerous Northeast Philadelphia recreation centers and public facilities including Max Myers, Fox Chase, Vogt, Lincoln High, Simpson, Jardel, American Legion park in Tacony, Lawncrest, Mitchell, Jacobs and Houseman.

    Trips: July 1, 2015

    DAYTRIPPERS TRAVEL CLUB July 17. Tiffany’s Restaurant, Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. 10:30 a.m. 215-824-2796.

    The power of plums

    Confucius wrote about them. Alexander the Great and then Julius Caesar brought them to the Mediterranean region through trade. Early settlers brought them to the New World. Luther Burbank, the “Plant Wizard” botanist, horticulturist and pomologist (cultivator of fruit trees), grew, studied and documented plum trees grown in California, and produced new hybrid varieties. 

    City pools now open for summer

    As of July 1, all city-operated pools will have been opened for the summer season following a two-week kickoff program. Pools are now open at numerous Northeast Philadelphia recreation centers and public facilities including Max Myers, Fox Chase, Vogt, Lincoln High, Simpson, Jardel, American Legion park in Tacony, Lawncrest, Mitchell, Jacobs and Houseman.

    Casino Trips: July 1, 2015

    Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.

    Trips: July 1, 2015

    DAYTRIPPERS TRAVEL CLUB July 17. Tiffany’s Restaurant, Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. 10:30 a.m. 215-824-2796.

    Trips: June 24, 2015

    TLA FEASTERVILLE July 2. Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Show Oklahoma. 215-494-9180. Reserve by June 27. 215-494-9180.

    Trips: June 24, 2015

    TLA FEASTERVILLE July 2. Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Show Oklahoma. 215-494-9180. Reserve by June 27. 215-494-9180.

    Casino Trips: June 24, 2015

    Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.

    Casino Trips: June 24, 2015

    Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.

    Luscious lemons

    “When life hands you a lemon … make lemonade.”

    Luscious lemons

    “When life hands you a lemon … make lemonade.”

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