G’tn’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ knows pain of forgetting lines

Local Life April 4, 2014 0 Comments

by Diane Richardson Josh Hitchens, a graduate of Arcadia University, has been the Creative Director at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 220 W. Tulpehocken St. in Germantown, the area’s only fully restored, authentic Victorian era mansion, since 2010 (a non-paid position). Josh has written and directed five of the Mansion’s October Murder Mysteries and has starred […]
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SLIDESHOW: Adopt-a-Pet

Pets April 3, 2014 0 Comments

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Cooking up success for 14 years – Night Kitchen adds ‘green’ sense to environmental recipe

Local Life April 3, 2014 0 Comments

by Jacqueline Rupp The Night Kitchen Bakery & Café, 7725 Germantown Ave., has long been one of the neighborhood’s favorite spots for cake creations and dessert artistry. But there’s a whole lot more to the bakery than just cake flour and fondant. It’s been over 14 years since Amy Beth Edelman, 46, formerly a chef […]
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Comically campy suspense-thrilled on Germantown stage

Local Life April 3, 2014 0 Comments

by Hugh Hunter Now running at The Drama Group in Germantown, “Mauritius” by Theresa Rebeck is slow to get started, and the characters sometimes feel almost comically unreal.  But just when you think all is lost, it turns into a tense suspense drama. So what’s going on? In addition to plays, Rebeck has written extensively for television shows such as “L.A. […]
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Her parents were in Nazi slave labor camp – Mt. Airy activist won’t let us forget about Putin thuggery

Local Life March 28, 2014 2 Comments

by Len Lear If long-time Mt. Airy resident Mary Kalyna has her way, she and her fellow Ukrainian-Americans will not let the rest of the country — and the world — forget about the naked aggression employed recently by Russian president Vladimir Putin against Crimea, the peninsula in the southernmost region of Ukraine. Putin sent […]
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Multiple award-winner to be screened April 2 – Localite makes film about theft of DaVinci’s Mona Lisa

Local Life March 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Carole Verona In 1976, Joe Medeiros’ wife Justine gave him a book about Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance genius who painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, among other masterpieces. A single sentence in the book casually mentioned that the painting had been stolen from the Louvre in 1911 and had been […]
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Say a prayer to the Lordi songbook – Talented local mom brings jazzy vibe to Paris Bistro

Local Life March 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Len Lear “When I fall in love with a song, that’s it. I don’t care when it is from or who sang it or what style it is. If I fall in love with it, I’m going to find a way to sing it. I guess the song just wants what the song wants.” […]
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