At Large

An Impressionist’s Homage to Preservation

An Impressionist’s Homage to Preservation

Heritage Conservancy, the nonprofit dedicated to land conservation in Bucks County, will be hosting a one-day art exhibit November 21 at the Aldie Mansion, its Doylestown headquarters. The show will feature 20 paintings by the plein air Impressionist Alan Fetterman, including a series inspired by properties preserved by the organization. At a private reception the […]

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A Vast Void and a Growing Concern

A Vast Void and a Growing Concern

At the bedlam dawn of the Internet Age, Wynnewood oncologist Dr. Marisa Weiss dedicated herself to preserving a corner that could serve as a credible resource for those reeling from a breast cancer diagnosis, sufferers and family alike. “Physicians were having less and less time to spend with patients,” recalls Hope Wohl. “And treatment options […]

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True to Character

True to Character

An 18th century home in Solebury Township did not disappoint once the damage exacted by years of neglect was undone at the hands of a conscientious woman in need of authenticity. By Scott Edwards Photographs by David Van Scott The state of the late-18th century home on Sugan Road, just outside of New Hope Borough, […]

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Life

A Playground You’ll Never Grow Out Of

A Playground You’ll Never Grow Out Of

Inside a King of Prussia warehouse, there’s a tall, warped wall that looks strikingly similar to the one featured on “American Ninja Warrior,” the reality show that tests strength through a bottomless arsenal of such torturous devices. But this one’s scaled by ripped stunt doubles, fit seventysomethings and sugar-jacked kids alike. The wall is the […]

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Lost, But Not Forgotten

Lost, But Not Forgotten

The vintage ephemera at the heart of her jewelry may feel random at first glance. But every piece is picked and presented with the utmost care. By Susan Forker My jewelry and accessories are illuminated by vintage papers and other salvaged bits, much of which I also incorporate. I’m asked all the time how I […]

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Thinning the Herd

Thinning the Herd

If you have boundary issues with your work, you may as well treat your next job hunt like you would a love connection. That’s the essence of the new Bucks-based site, RecruitmentQueen.com. Launched earlier this year by a Warminster mother and her 17-year-old daughter, its aim is to thoughtfully—scientifically, more accurately—pair local job seekers and […]

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Eats

Wood-Oven Pizza Comes to Lambertville

Wood-Oven Pizza Comes to Lambertville

Liberty Hall Pizza, a Neopolitan-style pizzeria (think wood-burning oven), is expected to open in Lambertville, NJ, next to Rojo’s Roastery before the end of the month. The refined industrial space will feature exposed steel beams and brick walls, a polished concrete floor, gas lanterns and oversized factory doors. But the centerpiece of the 50-seat restaurant […]

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A New Look for the Stockton Inn

A New Look for the Stockton Inn

Closed since the end of July for renovations and a menu overhaul, the 300-year-old Stockton Inn’s expected to reopen early next month. A prix-fixe dinner menu’s been added for the budget-conscious, along with a seven-course chef’s menu (89 bucks) for the adventurous. Among the highlights: roasted duck consommé, a char-grilled, dry-aged beef strip loin and […]

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A Brunch to Remember at the PASS

A Brunch to Remember at the PASS

Matthew Ridgway will be hosting his mentor, the iconic chef Jean-Marie Lacroix, Sunday for a sentimental brunch at Ridgway’s Rosemont, NJ, restaurant, the PASS. They’re planning to recreate the brunch they conceived together for the opening of Lacroix’s eponymous Rittenhouse Square restaurant in 2002. The first seating (40 bucks) will be served at 10 a.m., […]

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Home

How Much Longer You Gonna Be in There?

How Much Longer You Gonna Be in There?

A new collection by one of the world’s most formidable furniture designers is finally transforming the bathroom into a sanctuary. By Morrie Breyer Salle de bain just sounds so much more sophisticated than “bathroom.” But, then, most things in French do. Names aside, the bathroom deserves a fresh look. A new generation of fixtures, fittings […]

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Rebel Mom

Rebel Mom

Long before we were inundated by blogs pushing everything on the free market, Kristen Chase was curating a virtual world that seduced moms with swank stuff for their kids and—gasp—themselves. By Courtney Greisman It’s not every day you see your favorite author perusing the paper goods aisle at the Warrington Target. Yet, there she was: […]

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Run Your Best Marathon

Run Your Best Marathon

Dr. Johnny King-Marino’s got six of them beneath him—along with four decades of running. Here, he shares what propelled him to a personal best at nearly 42. For a lot of runners around here, November 2 or Nov. 23 has been targeted on their iCals for months. The New York City Marathon will be run […]

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Re-focusing the Wine Tasting

Re-focusing the Wine Tasting

You’re short-changing yourself if you think a great bottle of wine begins and ends with its contents. What you drink it from plays a big part in the impression, too. To hone your appreciation, check out a tasting Oct. 15, 6 p.m., at The Miele Center at Princeton, NJ.  There, Riedel rep Julio Ruiz will […]

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Rising from the Ashes, Literally

Rising from the Ashes, Literally

An exhibit featuring Jeanne Bessette and Marlene Rye will open at the Studio, in New Hope, with a reception Oct. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A fire destroyed Rye’s studio in August. She lost all of her supplies and about 30 paintings—an $8,000-hit in all, she estimates. Through the suggestion of a friend, […]

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Artists in Support of Conservation

Artists in Support of Conservation

The sixth annual Artists of Gallows Run “Art for Conservation” exhibition will showcase works by close to 20 member artists in a range of media October 10, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Oct. 11 and 12, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Rising Sun Farm, 207 Church Hill Road, Kintnersville. Half of the profits […]

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