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A Jersey Toast to National Rum Day

The end of August is nearing and for my family that means vacation at the Jersey shore.  We like to enjoy ourselves and now that our entire crew is 21 and over (some of us more than others) I wanted to add … Continue reading

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Jersey Represents in American Farmland Trusts Top 20 Farmers Markets

American Farmland Trust released the current Top 20 list for America’s Favorite Farmers Markets and New Jersey is represented by four markets–Bordentown (8), Medford Lakes (10), Toms River (19), and Ridgewood (20). The four placements tie the Garden State with Virginia … Continue reading

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May Homework: Tasting Table’s English Breakfast Menu

 “A morning meal that’s both brawny and polished.” Sounds like an advertisement for a nice brunch date but it’s the self-description for this month’s Tasting Table menu to try at home. As we enter the season of warm breezes there … Continue reading

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A Little More Elbow Room: Jay’s in Maple Shade

While unexpectedly meeting up with an old friend at New Year’s, we compared favorite dives. A bunch of names were thrown around and after three months I finally got myself in gear to visit one I thought I would never … Continue reading

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Hop Over the Bridge to Easter Keg Hunt 2011

Rolling Barrel’s Easter Keg Hunt 2011 is a three-hour photo scavenger hunt from 12-3 pm during which you follow clues to uncover mini-kegs in businesses around either Manayunk, Phoenixville or West Chester.  An awards ceremony and after party at each of the … Continue reading

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Dining Out For Life 2011

This year’s Dining Out For Life Philadelphia will be taking place Thursday April 28th. Over 200 restaurants across the Delaware Valley will be participating in the event benefiting thousands of men, women, and children. Each of the restaurants will donate 33% of the cost … Continue reading

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April Specials for Canal’s of Berlin

April specials for Canal’s of Berlin came out today. Check the list out here – includes price breaks on Sterling Vintners, Barefoot Bubbly, Caravello Limoncello as well as New Jersey wines (DiMatteo, Tomasello, Heritage, Sharrott, and Belleview). You’ll need a free club membership … Continue reading

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Haddonfield’s Veronica’s Restaurant Resurrected as Ralic’s Steakhouse

Passing by the old Veronica’s storefront on Haddon Avenue today on my way to a pre-Girls Night Out in Haddonfield coffee I noticed a new sign hung from the restaurant’s awning. Being my nosey (and general hungry) self I ventured … Continue reading

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$15 for $30 at the British Chip Shop-Haddonfield

Today’s Living Social South Jersey deal of the day is a $30 gift certificate for only $15 to spend in Haddonfield’s The British Chip Shop on authentic dishes like bangers and mash, classic battered fish and chips, and new fried fare … Continue reading

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Sweet Boutique in Cherry Hill Saves the V-Day

Prompted to visit by news of a special Valentine’s Day promotion, I stopped by Jilly B’s Boutique & Treats in Cherry Hill to check out the shop and meet Jilly B herself. The promotion–$150 for a year supply of their … Continue reading

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