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NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Chenevert

Music’s march back to Southern

“Today I want to tell the city of Selma, today I want to say to the state of Alabama, today I want to say to the people of America and the nations of the world, that we are not about to turn around. We are on the move now,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said on the steps of the Montgomery, Alabama state house on March 25, 1965.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 1

NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By Bill Gelman

2015 Readers' Choice ballot

It's that time of year again in which YOU — the loyal visitors of southphillyreview.com — get a say.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2015 | Comments: 3

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Bottom line

Folks always ask me how I come up with topics for my column? Sometimes it’s just a matter of picking out what I consider the most important stories of the past week and sharing my ignorance about them with you, dear reader. I confess it’s not always easy to figure out.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 4

Juniper Commons’ Wood Grilled Salmon with Mustard Cream and Three Bean Salad

If Kevin Sbraga were a scientific genius, he could try creating a formula to clone himself so that he could appear at all three of his restaurants — including Juniper Commons, which opened Dec. 8 at 521 S. Broad St. — at the same time.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

FOOD & DRINK > RESTAURANT REVIEWS

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Dottie’s Dinette

Last month, when I was reminiscing about restaurants I loved when I was a girl, I omitted a few that need a mention.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

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