Bacio (‘not gourmet’) moves from Mt. Airy to Erdenheim

Local Life | October 19th, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Gina Cocchiaro As I hopped up onto a stool before a beautiful copper bartop at Bacio Italian Cucina at 700 Bethlehem Pike in Erdenheim, owner Jay Saponaro asked, “Do you believe in astrology?” Even with Brett Kavanaugh’s opening testimony playing in the background, I instantly relaxed. Saponaro tends to have that effect on people […]

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Columnist tortured at Yoga studio

Local Life | October 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Henry Briggs I’ve been trying yoga recently. Yoga, for the uninitiated, was started years ago by a guy named Gandhi, who realized that British guns and ramrod stiff bearing were impossible to compete with. So, he and his followers pretended to acquiesce but then upended the British by tricking them into take yoga lessons. […]

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Take a stab at this pointed, cutting-edge MALT class

Local Life | October 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady He’s the leading man of legend and fairy tale, a debonair romantic who defends honor and steals hearts with the thrust and parry of a blade: the swashbuckler. In movies like “The Princess Bride’’ and “The Pirates of the Caribbean,’’ he captivates admirers with steely stabs and verbal jabs, inspiring flights of […]

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At Center on Hill, physician answers ‘Is sugar toxic?’

Local Life | October 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes? For years, scientists have said, “Not exactly.” Eating too much of any food, including sugar, can cause you to gain weight; it’s the resulting obesity that predisposes people to diabetes, according to the prevailing theory. But now the results of a large epidemiological study suggest […]

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