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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Cat adoptions, October 18

Pets | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

CURIOUS, CHARMING: Coleen & Tabitha are curious & charming siblings, about 5 months old, who love dogs, cats and children. Playtime is a favorite activity. They are totally vetted. More information from at 215- 872-1636. LOVING GIRLS LEFT ALONE: An elderly resident passed away recently and left two wonderful cats behind, both females. One […]

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Stunning exhibit by Chestnut Hill artist on the Avenue

Arts | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Jennifer Hawkes Spaeth, 50, is an extraordinarily talented artist and Chestnut Hill resident whose paintings are currently on display until Oct. 31 at Tailored Home, 8528 Germantown Ave. The Princeton, NJ, native is married to Karl Spaeth, Jr., nephew of a Chestnut Hill legend, the world-renowned ophthalmologist, Dr. George Spaeth. Jennifer, who […]

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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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‘Peerless lyricism’ in concert at St. Paul’s Church

Note Worthy | October 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, was a beehive of musical activity this past weekend. It hosted its first “Five Fridays: Concerts for Community” Oct. 12. Then on Sunday, Oct. 14, it was the site of a Choral Evensong featuring its Adult Choir. The Friday evening concert’s featured soloist was pianist Henry […]

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