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Elizabeth Granaham: Charting a course into the old boys club
“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening — and it is without a doubt the greatest ga...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Miller: From the musical to the nautical
Victoria Miller is Turnersville native who has many skills. The owner of a New Jersey print shop, she is also an avid musician and antique boat and car enthusiast. We met on her boat moored on the ...
Aug 14, 2014 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rich Rubin: All the world’s a stage
Right about now, many of us are mourning QFest, which, due to various circumstances (“Circumstance” happens to be the name of one of my favorite QFest movies, but I digress), did not go off this ye...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcos Matos: A cut above the rest
“I think that the most important thing a woman can have — next to talent, of course — is her hairdresser.” — Joan Crawford I’m trying to grow out my hair so I can donate it this fall. I stopped in ...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jo-Ann McIntyre: Sisterly love, from the island to the campground
How would you like to go on an all-inclusive vacation, complete with three meals a day, live entertainment, an amazing assortment of workshops and classes — all designed to educate, enlighten or en...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joy Parham: Back to the chopping board after ‘Hell’s Kitchen’
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” — J.R.R. Tolkien Well, I can provide the cheer and the song, but I defer to this week’s profile, Joy ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lorenzo Buffa: Time out with the woodsy watchmaker
“We are a small and independent business based out of Philadelphia. We care about craftsmanship and beauty in simplicity. We aspire to transform and re-imagine unique and beautiful materials. We ar...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcy Boroff: Crafting a career renaissance
One of the reasons I love living in Philadelphia is its close proximity to so many other places. A 45-minute drive east takes you to the beach, travel west to Lancaster and you’re transported to an...
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamai: Overcoming obstacles to make it in the music world
OK, I admit when I first saw dance/pop singer Jamai at Equality Forum’s SundayOUT!, I assumed he was gay. With his thigh-high boots, shock of red hair and barely there shirt, I assumed he was “fami...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jess Choi: Marching to the beat of her own drum
Pressed to name some female drummers, I could only think of two off the top of my head: Sheila E. and the late Karen Carpenter, known more for her sublime vocals than heavy beats. (I bet you didn’t...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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