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By Bill Chenevert

Hispanic Heritage stronger than ever

One could regard the growth of the Hispanic Choice Awards, set to take place Oct. 11 at the Merriam Theater, as an apt parallel to the growth of the Hispanic community in Philadelphia over the last 10 years.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD & DRINK > RESTAURANT REVIEWS

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen

Two weeks ago, I happened upon Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen, a restaurant that opened about a year and a half ago in Fishtown. It has outdoor seating on a lovely deck where parents with young children were sharing the space with singles and couples.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 5

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Sour September

The other day, Uncle Nunzi asked if I believe the president when he says there will not be American boots on the ground in Iraq. Uncle believes the president may be deceiving us.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 3

Five Denzel delights

Denzel Washington’s latest, “The Equalizer,” opens Friday. See these first.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

Café Ynez’s Carnitas Cemitas

For those looking to experience the authentic flavors of the nation’s culinary delights, all that is required is a short commute to Café Ynez, a 28-seat Mexico City-themed diner located at 2025 Washington Ave.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

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