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Top tips for Sprucing Up Your Garden

Top tips for Sprucing Up Your Garden

Transforming the look of your garden doesn’t have to be hard work or costly. Follow these top tips and you’ll create a backyard sanctuary to be proud of. Lawn care Bring some life back to a tired, dull lawn with a few simple steps. Start by removing any dead grass or weeds, using a metal […]

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Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age. Opens November 13. Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ. The first large-scale exhibition to explore the vices and virtues of this prominent couple. $8 and $10. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An opening reception will be held Nov. 12. The exhibit will […]

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30,000th Pizza

30,000th Pizza

Liberty Hall Pizza in Lambertville, NJ, is about to serve its 30,000th pizza. And whoever orders it is getting another 30. One a week for the next 30 weeks, actually. The wood-fire oven-based pizzeria opened last December. Which works out to about 3,000 pizzas a month, according to our remedial math skills. More importantly, why are […]

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A Scarf is Worth a Thousand Words

A Scarf is Worth a Thousand Words

Debbie Martin invited me to her New Hope home one morning in August. Her interior design aesthetic is cut from the same bolt as the scarves she’s been making for the last two years under the label, Debbie Martin Designs. Both are eclectic in a boho-chic way, yet deeply personal. Young as her line may […]

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Pulling Off the Biggest Dinner Party of the Year

Pulling Off the Biggest Dinner Party of the Year

It’s not OK to cry alone in the kitchen while everyone else slips into an after-dinner coma in front of the TV. This year, you’re going to grab Thanksgiving by the giblets. By Laurie Palau If you’ve ever hosted Thanksgiving, I’m sure you have a very visceral reaction to the mere mention of it. For […]

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All Roads Lead Back to Doylestown

All Roads Lead Back to Doylestown

That first season of “American Idol” hit like ecstacy at a sorority party. In a night, we were hopelessly hooked. Kelly and Justin lifted us out of our mundane lives, and we latched on to their fantasy as though we had stakes in it. But intense experiences are, by definition, short-lived. If you can pick […]

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Star Descends on New Hope

Star Descends on New Hope

Before the sold-out one-woman shows, before the Tony and the Emmy, before she ever drew an entire theater to its feet, Lillias White was just a girl from Brooklyn who wanted to sing. It took her 30 years to make her Broadway debut, as the Oldest Woman Alive in Barnum, but she quickly developed the […]

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Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh: Couple of an Age. Opens November 13. Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ. The first large-scale exhibition to explore the vices and virtues of this prominent couple. $8 and $10. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An opening reception will be held Nov. 12. The exhibit will […]

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Thanks to TV, we’ve all been led to believe—or, more accurately, we all really want to believe—that there are jewels among our junk and our neighbors’ junk. As the hunt escalates, the weekly free appraisals at a Lambertville, NJ, auction house have become a sort of ground zero, a scene where fortunes can be made. […]

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The FIXER

The FIXER

Because of Cathy Snyder, the stark contrast between lush farm fields and extreme poverty along the Delaware River is fading fast. By Lynne Goldman I’ve known Cathy Snyder for almost five years, since she first decided to wade into the food-waste stream and do what she could to divert some of it to hungry people. […]

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30,000th Pizza

30,000th Pizza

Liberty Hall Pizza in Lambertville, NJ, is about to serve its 30,000th pizza. And whoever orders it is getting another 30. One a week for the next 30 weeks, actually. The wood-fire oven-based pizzeria opened last December. Which works out to about 3,000 pizzas a month, according to our remedial math skills. More importantly, why are […]

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

On a picturesque cattle farm along the Delaware, a couple of well-travelled chefs are carving out a genuine farm-to-plate existence. And they’re looking to set more places at their makeshift farmhouse tables. By Scott Edwards  •  Photography by Guy Ambrosino It was a bon appétit spread come to life: A family-style feast cooked and dished […]

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Top tips for Sprucing Up Your Garden

Top tips for Sprucing Up Your Garden

Transforming the look of your garden doesn’t have to be hard work or costly. Follow these top tips and you’ll create a backyard sanctuary to be proud of. Lawn care Bring some life back to a tired, dull lawn with a few simple steps. Start by removing any dead grass or weeds, using a metal […]

November 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Pulling Off the Biggest Dinner Party of the Year

Pulling Off the Biggest Dinner Party of the Year

It’s not OK to cry alone in the kitchen while everyone else slips into an after-dinner coma in front of the TV. This year, you’re going to grab Thanksgiving by the giblets. By Laurie Palau If you’ve ever hosted Thanksgiving, I’m sure you have a very visceral reaction to the mere mention of it. For […]

October 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Your  Holiday  Survival Guide

Your Holiday Survival Guide

Dishes to avoid. And a workout to take with you. By Todd Soura I’m not here to play the Grinch. I savor this time of year as much as anyone else and even indulge a bit. I’ve learned, though, not to get swept up entirely by the roving, month-long party that is the holidays because […]

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The 86th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition

The 86th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition

Saturday through October 31, Phillips’ Mill, 2619 River Road, New Hope; $5 ($4 for seniors, $2 for students. The longest, continuously-running show of its kind in the Delaware Valley, modern and abstract works hang alongside representational and traditional styles. Pictured: “Winter Sun, Phillips’ Mill,” by Steve Zazenski.

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A Landmark Exhibit is About to Land in Princeton

A Landmark Exhibit is About to Land in Princeton

Cezanne. Van Gogh. Modigliani. How did a relatively modest American businessman named Henry Pearlman amass such an astonishing collection of modern art, including maybe the greatest collection of watercolors by Cezanne outside of France in the years after World War II? In short: ingenuity, tenacity and, well, luck. Pearlman’s collection, 50 masterworks from the late […]

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What Comes Naturally

What Comes Naturally

We’ll call it the Fairy Gardening Craze because it sounds cuter than Sci-Fi Vegetation Madness, even though a cluster of these string gardens resembles a scale model of a set from the next Star Wars, particularly these latest iterations crafted by Fritzie Ege and Ken Hay, owners of Greenology Organic Living (greenologyorganics.com). There’s a rawness […]

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