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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.


    Trips: June 25, 2014

    GOLDEN FRIENDS 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.


    Poquessing Park Trail to Rush State Park nears completion

    The hiking and biking trail now being built from behind Junod Playground in Parkwood to the rear of Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard should be completed in August, Parkwood Civic Association members were told June 18.


    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.


    Casino Trips: June 25, 2014

    St. Jerome Ladies Guild More: June 26. Trump Taj Mahal. $71 includes bus fare, $25 slot play, ticket to a show, and a buffet. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.


    The Peacemakers

    Turn the page: St. Martin students celebrated their class’ published book, We are Peacemakers. The students each contributed a passage in the book describing how they do things daily to become peacemakers. They also drew their own illustrations. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


    Pine Road bridge gets new weight restriction

    Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.


    Pine Road bridge gets new weight restriction

    Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.


    Trips: June 18, 2014

    LINCOLN CULTURAL SENIOR ASSOCIATION June 18. Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster. $106 includes transportation, ticket to see Moses. 215-745-7847.