Thursday, August 27, 2015 Elul 12, 5775

Is a new breed of suburban entrepreneurs creating coffee’s next wave?
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Richard Pawlak, Inside Magazine feature
Is a new breed of suburban entrepreneurs creating coffee’s next wave The steaming cup is offered to me with great reverence, its curls of vapor encircling my road-weary head. And the aroma emanating from this modern-day chalice is … blueberries! There’s no mistaking that sweet berry aroma. I take a sip and get a big hit of liquid blueberry cobbler...
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The Mainland Inn sets a new standard for responsible cuisine.
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Whether you think of it as an ethos, a business plan, a marketing ploy or some combination of the three, there is no disputing that the farm-to-table concept — which has seen restaurants of all denominations commit to buying as much local, sustainably produced comestibles as their clientele will support — continues to pick up a momentum that would have...
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Meet the people charged with making Philadelphia the destination of choice for tourists and locals.
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Robert Libkind, Inside Magazine feature
Stroll through Old City or anywhere near Independence Hall on a weekend day and you can’t help but notice the large number of tourists, even during this past brutal winter. And with spring’s arrival and the peak vacation season fast approaching, the throngs of visitors will increase exponentially. It wasn’t always so. Although the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall have...
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Leading an arts organization in Philadelphia requires an unusual set of skills.
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Gary M. Kramer, Inside Magazine feature
Philadelphia has long had a vibrant history of arts and culture, much of it Jewish in nature or production. The first mainstream play to have a Jewish protagonist, The Jew , by British dramatist Richard Cumberland, had its Philadelphia debut in 1830. Actress Molly Picon, born in New York in 1898, was rumored to have started her career by singing...
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A day spent with the store’s personal shoppers reveals how trends get made.
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By Hilary Danailova, Inside Magazine feature
There was no sign of Taylor Swift amid the stiletto-heel display that Lauren Milstein was rearranging at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, where Milstein — a sales associate whose Instagram posts have a worldwide following — presides over Dior pumps and Chanel sandals. Nor was Rihanna lurking around the sedate racks of dresses on the second floor of the...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Aug 27
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri. Aug 28
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM
Sun. Aug 30
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

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