The Earth neither moved nor stood still on April 22, 1970, but it did get a little help from its friends. University of Pennsylvania professor Ian McHarg, along with students and faculty of many area universities, as well as city planners, lawyers and other environmentally concerned people, teamed up to offer lectures and events that culminated in a rally at Fairmount Park’s Belmont Plateau. U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie was the keynote speaker, but music and rock bands carried the tune of the day.
After all these years, I’ve never questioned or doubted the existence of the Easter Bunny. What I do question is: How did the bunny and the egg become Easter traditions?
It’s the Lenten season, and you may be someone who has to eat fish on Fridays. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. A fine fish dinner is a blessing.
It’s a new year, which means it’s the perfect time for a health makeover. First stop: your recipe box. Don’t be fooled into thinking you have to choose either healthy or delicious; with a few simple swaps, you are able to have a nutritious meal on the table the entire family will enjoy. Below are suggestions for healthy recipe substitutions, ingredients to limit and cooking techniques to more frequently use. Now it’s time to grab your favorite family recipe, tie those apron strings and get cooking.
Whenever I eat a hardshell crab, I think of Jimmy’s. Jimmy’s Apartments were, for many years, my family’s gathering spot and summer home-away-from-home at the Jersey shore.
Bonjour! Vive les Frites!
Has this winter made you grow as a person? Now that it’s spring, do you feel there is more of you to love? And are you not loving this development? Feel like the words pleasingly plump, zaftig and Rubenesque are getting a little too personally descriptive? Clearly, this is the season for big salads, not big buns. We needed some of those comforting winter carbs that gave us energy to shovel that snow, but spring and summer call for salads.