The 34th annual dinner of the Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held on Sunday, October 2nd in the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton, 800 Mulberry Street. Cocktail hour begins at 4:45 PM with dinner at 6:00 PM.
This year the Northeast Chapter will induct 10 local athletes. Tickets are $40.00 per person, $25.00 for children 10 years and up, and may be obtained by contacting Bob Walsh (570.346.2228) or Alice Foley (570.346.5796)
Thousands flocked to High Street in downtown Pottstown today for the 13th Annual Carousel of Flavor. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Carousel at Pottstown and one of the largest events hosted in the borough. It turned out to be a beautiful day after some rain overnight and early this morning seemed menacing.
The trolley was carrying people from the festival site to the carousel building on regular intervals. When I went, the trolley was full. I noticed many folks taking advantage of the free ride.
The carousel is hopefully going to be up and running by the end of October. This has been a decade long project that has finally reached completion. We congratulate the Carousel committee and everyone involved for making this project a reality!
Here is a link to the entire album of photos from today https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10154164324778192.1073741827.135214378191&type=1&l=7c017ae9ca
The Firefly Cafe has opened in Boyertown offering vegetarian/vegan breakfast and lunch options.
The cafe, owned by Michael and Loriann, uses the best locally sourced ingredients to prepare their delicious and healthy food. So far, the reviews are very positive from folks around the area.
The hours of operations are:
Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. ’til 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. ’til 4 p.m.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/fireflycafeboyertown/
Their menu is found on the website so you can peruse their selections.
We hope you get the opportunity to check them out and support a local business who uses locally sourced ingredients! We hope they succeed!
West Chester, PA – Rebecca Li Jordan, the chef behind a new taste sensation sweeping the region, will share her mouthwatering dumplings and other traditional dishes at a Chinese New Year luncheon on Saturday, February 6th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Artisan Exchange in West Chester. Costs range from $7.50 to $20 and proceeds will benefit the Chester County Food Bank. Guests may enjoy lunch on site or take home one or more servings. Registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome.
Jordan, who launched Rebecca’s Dumplings last year, has experienced early acclaim from numerous audiences, including the Food Network. She was born in Nanjing in Eastern China. A family tradition was making dumplings, which took an entire weekend. “We went to the market early in the morning to purchase fresh ingredients and then spent all day Saturday preparing hundreds of pork and vegetable dumplings,” she reminisces. “Everything was made by hand. My job was to flatten the dough.”
Years later, Jordan delighted her husband Jim and two children, Rachael and James with the delicious dumplings. “We used to go on dumpling hunts seeking the best tasting products and quickly discovered that mine were better than anything offered in China Town. For years, I made them for friends and family and decided that it was time to let the world have a taste.”
Early success of the budding business proves she is right. The Chinese New Year Luncheon will introduce even more people to Rebecca’s Dumplings. The products are: Original Pork, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free Pork, Gluten-Free Vegetarian, Breakfast and Cheese Steak. The celebration of the Year of the Monkey menu will also include other family favorites including Chinese ribs, Rebecca’s Dumpling Soup, gluten-free Chinese noodles and various fresh vegetable dishes.
Rebecca’s Dumplings are created by hand at the Artisan Exchange commercial kitchen at 208 Carter Drive in West Chester. To keep up with demand, staff has grown from one to four in just a few months. For more details on products or the Chinese Year New Year Luncheon, visit http://www.rebeccasdumplings.com, Facebook or call 610.570.6487.
Rebecca’s Dumpling Soup – Serves Four
3 Cups pre-cooked beef, pork or chicken stock
½ Shitake mushroom, sliced
1 Cup fresh spinach (You can add more if you prefer.)
8 pieces of Rebecca’s Dumplings of your flavor choice
½ teaspoon salt
Combine the three cups soup stock and three cups water. Heat to a temperature of 180 degrees. Add the mushrooms and cook for two minutes. Stir in the spinach and Rebecca’s Dumplings. Cook for one minute. Add the salt. Turn off the stove. Cool the soup briefly and serve.
If you are looking for something unique, check out Nom Prophets: Helping people through food. Nom Prophets is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping people in need through food. They provide meals, job training and self confidence.
This company is based in Kutztown, Berks County and sells food products you can use for gifts. With Christmas just 13 days away, we thought you might enjoy something inexpensive and unique for those special people in your life.
Nom Prophets: Helping people through food will be selling their Red Hot Cayenne Pepper sauce at iCreate Cafe, in Pottstown (130 King Street) AND Daniel’s Produce in Pottstown (219 E. High Street). It’s $7 per 16 ounce jar and all the proceeds go towards the non profit. Owner Ashraf Khalil has generously donated shelf space. They will be stocking a second flavor, Tangy Tomatillo, after next Friday.
I don’t know about you, but I have people in my life who LOVE, LOVE, LOVE hot sauce! We are buying some! Buy local and help others. What could be better!!
With the Holiday Season upon us, many folks are busy preparing for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanza. If you live in the Tri-County area or are adventurous and don’t mind making a trip, iCreate Cafe, located at 130 King Street, in historic Pottstown, is open to serve your holiday needs.
Whether you need a break from shopping and want a healthy meal alternative; if you are looking for a great gift to give the people you care most about or if you are looking for a place to gather with friends to celebrate the season, iCreate Cafe can fill all your needs.
Gift certificates are available and you select the amount. Nothing says, “I love you” like the gift of great food! Take the worry out of your holiday shopping!
If you are looking for a unique space to gather with friends, look no further. The spa-like atmosphere and amazing vegan cuisine are a winning combination. The food is filling as well as healthy. The prices are reasonable and the portions are generous. The new iMenu 5 food menu has been expanded, the drink menu has been expanded and more dessert options are available to please the most discriminating palate.
The owner and vegan chef, Ashraf Khalil (you can call him Ash) has created one of the most unique dining experiences in the Philadelphia region. The food is made from scratch, made with love and beautifully presented. A feast for the eye as well as the mouth!
The cafe, located at 130 King Street in Pottstown, is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm. Friday and Saturday the cafe is open from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm. You can view the menu online at http://www.icreatecafe.com. You can also check out reviews of the cafe on Yelp, Trip Advisor and Happy Cow. If you want to inquire about gift certificates or make reservations you may call the cafe at (484) 312-0404 during business hours.
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
Brookside Country Club
901 Willow Lane
Macungie, PA 18062
ALL ARE WELCOME.
Collectible pieces by Gallucci, Monk, Maniscalco & more.
Lots of affordable treasures.
7 PM Art Preview & Reception
Pasta Station, Butlered Hors D’oeuvres, Soft Drinks, Cash Bar
8 PM Silent Auction begins
Following, Dessert and Coffee
Music by Maplewood Trio
Kristin Erle, violin ~ Victoria Reichelderfer, viola ~ Mardochee Dade, cello
Catherine Keys, Auctioneer • TOM HALL AUCTIONS
Tickets $45 (610-434-7811)
Click here to order tickets online
The 33rd annual dinner of the Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held on Sunday, October 4th in the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton, 800 Mulberry Street beginning at 5:00 pm. This year the Northeast Chapter will induct 10 local athletes.
Tickets are $40.00 per person and $25.00 for children 10 years and up, and may be obtained by contacting Bob Walsh (570) 346-2228 or Alice Foley (570) 346-5796.
The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization.
Beyond Pittsburgh’s pretty downtown, transformation and momentum reign, with former industrial areas giving way to restaurants, shops and art venues.
Click here to watch the just under 6 minute video.
Ashraf Khalil’s journey brought him, not just from Syria, but through a battle with cancer to wellness and a vegan lifestyle. He has his career and shares not just recipes but his technical skills.
Hiring Event – Philadelphia, PA
Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Start Time: 7 00 AM
End Time: 11 00 AM
Location: 4104 G. Street
- High School diploma or GED required, 18 years of age or older, able to lift up to 45 lbs
- Outstanding customer service, motivation, and a commitment to teamwork with a “Can Do” attitude
- Must be able to work varying schedules to accommodate the operational schedule of the store
- Accurate cash control, cleaning and stocking merchandise, and maintaining the standards of a Premier Grocery Store
- Seeking applicants with previous management experience for potential growth to advance into our Shift Manager position
With more than 30 years in the industry, Aldi is the leading select-assortment grocer and one of the largest food retailers in the world with over 4,000 locations worldwide. Our U.S. growth continues to explode; we’re adding nearly 100 new stores every year, and we are seeking energetic and highly motivated individuals to join the Aldi team in our PHILADELPHIA, PA STORE LOCATION. Aldi offers a liberal benefit package for eligible employees including:
- Major Medical, Dental, Vision Care
- Paid Vacations and Holidays
- Retirement and 401k
FULL TIME STORE ASSOCIATES AND SHIFT MANAGERS
FULL TIME STORE ASSOCIATES: $11.25 PER HOUR
SHIFT MANAGERS: $15.25 PER HOUR ($11.25 PER HOUR PLUS $4.00 PER HOUR PREMIUM)
*Training Provided*Potential for Advancement*
Employment Contingent Upon Result of Drug Screening and Background Check
Hiring Event – Lehigh Valley Mall – Whitehall, PA
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
250 Lehigh Valley Mall
Whitehall , 18052
Pennsylvania , USA
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A new specialty bakery and handcrafted gifts shop in Red Lion is one of many additions to what is becoming a busy downtown scene in the borough.
“It’s something that’s been steady over time, but seems to be really picking up as we go,” said Carol Leas, owner of George’s Famous BBQ and president of the Red Lion Area Business Association.
When Ashley Bonhoff decided she wanted to open her own storefront in the downtown area, just a short distance from her own home, it seemed like the perfect location, she said.
The idea for her business, called And Everything Beyond at 101 S. Main St., came after years of compliments from her friends and family who enjoyed her homemade birthday cakes and other treats.
What used to be Philadelphia’s Four Seasons hotel is set to reopen as a branch of Hilton’s high-end Curio brand, the hotel’s operator said Tuesday.
The property, which will be renamed the Logan, will be completely renovated before opening this fall, Denver-based Sage Hospitality Group said in a statement.
The Logan Square hotel, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, will have its traditional decor updated to a more modern look, according to Sage, which did not provide a budget for the renovations.
As Center City Realtor Laurie Phillips paused in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia – her refuge, clubhouse, and second home for 32 years – Carol Tamburino approached her mournfully.
“We need a new hangout. Where are we going to go?” Tamburino lamented. “I’ve been crying. I’m really depressed over this.”
The hotel that redefined luxury in Philadelphia when it opened on Logan Square on July 31, 1983, closed Saturday, checking out its final guests and serving its last power breakfasts even as staff quietly whisked paintings off the walls.
The Four Seasons will return in 2018, reconstituted within the 59-story Comcast Innovation and Technology Center being built at 18th and Arch Streets – a move that will reduce the number of rooms by a third in the face of growing competition in the market. Its granite-clad longtime home, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, will be renovated by Denver-based Sage Hospitality Group for a new luxury hotel. Details are to be released Tuesday.