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February 2011 Issue
2011 Golden Forks
When it comes to food, specifically fine dining, it seems that everyone has their own opinion. That includes our staff of food critics, self-described foodies and just plain picky eaters. Which leads us to this year’s crop of Golden Forks, our annual...
Down & Dirty
From backroom bribes to mishandled campaign funds, South Jersey politics seem mired in a culture of corruption. The question now is: Is there any end in sight?
Top Children’s Physicians
Because pediatricians are involved in a patient’s life for many years, they become a part of the extended family, vested not only professionally but emotionally as well. Improving the health of children and easing the fears of parents are not easy tasks,...
Next-Door Strangers
In South Jersey’s era of suburban isolation, no one’s as far away as the people living next to you.
The Home Front
South Jersey families cope with constant worry as loved ones deploy for overseas service.
Tales Out of School
The public school track was once a straight-and-narrow line. But new initiatives mean parents have far more choices than ever before, a reality that’s transforming the business of education.
Matters of the Heart
Cutting-edge medical innovations are transforming the nature of emergency cardiac and stroke care in South Jersey.
Wishful Thinking
Cherry Hill’s Dave Girgenti turned his own wish, to make a difference, into a charitable networking website that connects tens of thousands of would-be philanthropists with people in need.
Love Story
Why Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love, finds herself in a committed relationship with New Jersey.
Standing Pat
Pat Croce—karate champion, former Philadelphia 76ers president, motivational icon and our region’s most famous hard body—can still outrun you at age 56. We find out what drives this part-time Ocean City resident to succeed.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die
From grown-up garage bands to high-drama tribute acts, these South Jersey musicians still know how to rock.
A Cut Above: The ChopHouse
Midway through appetizers, Tara—possibly the best waitress in South Jersey—approached our table. She wanted to know: Did we want her to have the kitchen start cooking our steaks? Would we prefer to take it slower and relax a bit longer between courses?...
Culture and Cuisine Come Alive: Mikado
There’s often a buzz around the newest restaurant in town, with a bold, modern interior or a noted chef, fresh off a gig in Philly or New York, in the kitchen. But, once a restaurant has been around awhile, we tend to view it as tired, a throwback—even...
Cravings: Choice Chocolates
When it comes to romantic Valentine’s Day gifts, nothing will melt your significant other’s heart quite like chocolate. This year, skip the Whitman’s Sampler in favor of a custom-made chocolate sculpture from Aunt Selma’s in Mount Laurel, or cashews...
Mean Girl
Known for her sharp tongue, Lisa Lampanelli is no stranger to taking things a step further than most other comedians would. In an industry known for trash-talk, no one outduels Lampanelli. Just ask anyone who has been the subject of one of her Friars...
Hungry for More
Someone once asked me if I was a “foodie.” At first, I didn’t know how to respond. Yes, I love food, but do I want to be labeled as a card-carrying member of some strange fan club? The same goes for chowhound. I’d rather be a gourmet, or better yet,...
Beach Buzz
If you’re the kind of wannabe yachtsman who refers to the passenger side of your car as starboard, now’s your chance to fulfill all your seafaring dreams. The 2011 Atlantic City International Power Boat Show sails into town Feb. 2 to 6, with hundreds...
South Jersey Weddings
The easy part was saying, “I do.” Now comes the hard part: the wedding planning. From venues and florists, to caterers and jewelry, planning a wedding can be a very stressful, yet exciting time. It’s a good thing our region has so many experts ready...
On the Rocks
Wow her this Valentine’s Day with pretty hearts, elegant pearls or a jaw-dropping diamond.
Southern Exposure
On Thursday afternoons at 4:30 p.m., the ice at the Flyers SkateZone in Voorhees is flooded with young skaters, easily coasting around the rink or taking slapshots at the goal. But unlike typical hockey players, these budding athletes have two hockey...