At Large

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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A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything

Isabella Sparrow is, on the surface, a truly original home goods shop. But, beyond that, it’s also the fruition of a highly-personal lifestyle pieced together by its romantic collector. By Melissa Buchanan Hillary O’Carroll first took notice of the handmade and time-worn as a young girl exploring European villages with her family. Today, she runs […]

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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

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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Full of Flavor

Full of Flavor

Doylestown’s newest—and coolest—restaurant is banking on the expectation that you’re starving for some adventure. A very brief history of The Doylestown Inn: It’s operated at the heart of the Bucks County seat since 1902. Notable guests include Henry Ford, James Michener and Oscar Hammerstein II, who composed the lyrics for South Pacific during a stay […]

September 17, 2014 | By More

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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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Riedel Wine Glass Tasting

Riedel Wine Glass Tasting

The Miele Center at Princeton will be hosting a Riedel Wine Glass Tasting on October 15th, 2014. Miele, the largest family-owned appliance manufacturer in the world,  is proud to partner with renowned Austrian glassmaker Riedel for this educational and entertaining evening. A representative from Riedel will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass […]

September 19, 2014 | By More
Back to Basics

Back to Basics

A Philly designer elevates the ever-valuable jean by returning it to its unadulterated (and utilitarian) state. By Scott Edwards The Norman Porter Co. collection is brief—a couple pairs of jeans and pants and a few leather goods—but impeccably crafted. Brothers Michael and David Stampler make every element in their thousand-square foot studio in North Philly. […]

September 17, 2014 | By More
Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Trove General Store fits a traditional mold. But the curated inventory is decidedly modern America. By Nelson Rice Although nestled in the middle of a string of ubiquitous, beige-colored retail outlets at the Paoli Shopping Center, Trove General Store is anything but run-of-the-mill. Whether it’s the reclaimed barn wood floor, the open ductwork or the counter […]

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