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The New Face of Shore Dining

The New Face of Shore Dining

The latest evolution of the shore’s rapidly maturing dining scene is SAX Prix, a fine dining pop-up serving a lavish multi-course prix fixe menu by executive chef Tim Hamill. SAX restaurant at The Reeds at Shelter Haven, in Stone Harbor, NJ, has undergone a clever redesign for the occasion, complete with a new bar and […]

June 26, 2015 | By More
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Let It Pour

Let It Pour

If the sharp increase in pop-up beer gardens is any indication, there will be no drought this summer. Not of the liquid gold variety, at least. The latest was conceived by Chestnut Hill couple Karen and Jeff Regan and their business partner, Michala Costello. Erin Wallace and Paul Trowbridge, the owner and chef of Lafayette […]

June 26, 2015 | By More
Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Lobster?

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Lobster?

Pining for the Shore? We’re about to spare you a two-hour round trip. Stella Blu, in Conshy, has created a special menu dedicated entirely to lobster. It’s available Thursday through Sunday all summer long. Here’s a taste: gazpacho; mini-lobster rolls; baby lobster with mac-and-cheese; lobster with scratch-made pappardelle; and, naturally, a whole lobster—as in one […]

June 12, 2015 | By More
The Most Innovative Kitchen Around

The Most Innovative Kitchen Around

Marigold Kitchen BYOB, in University City, may just be the most innovative restaurant around these parts. At the very least, owners/chefs Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza know how to keep the dining experience interesting. Their latest adventure: Test Kitchen Tuesday. Every Tuesday night throughout the summer, along with executive chef Keith Krajewski, they’ll be cooking […]

June 12, 2015 | By More
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Outdoor Concert Series Returns in Ardmore

Outdoor Concert Series Returns in Ardmore

The summer concert series at Suburban Square, in Ardmore, returns June 10 with a performance by Ryan Tennis & The Clubhouse Band. The series will feature a different act every Wednesday night, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the main courtyard. The concerts are free. On June 17, indie singer-songwriter Kyle Campbell will take the […]

June 5, 2015 | By More
Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Imagine encountering Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” along a bike path, or Claude Monet’s “The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny” in the middle of a park. Such a reality began to unfold earlier this month when the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, launched Inside Out, an initiative […]

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The Tax Man Cometh

The Tax Man Cometh

The first article in this series reminded us of the high burden of taxes that are determined in a variety of ways.  Our focus this year is on managing taxes, including the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT).  NIIT began in 2013 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is an extra 3.8% tax on the […]

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The Tax Man Cometh

The Tax Man Cometh

2014 is behind us but the impact of its tax burden looms ahead.  In the past two years the top tax rate for taxpayers returned to the highest rates seen in almost 15 years weighing in at 39.6%.  Medicare tax, which has affected all wages over the last several years, now adds surtax over a […]

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The Dreaded ‘R’ Word: Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded ‘R’ Word: Managing Risk in Investments

Volatility—It’s baaaaaack! After riding the gravy train of the Fed easing policy for years, the market began to pick up its highly volatile ways in the first two weeks of October. Market concerns over mounting global economic crisis, the first domestic case of Ebola, the departure of the Federal Reserve’s 3 phases of Quantitative Easing […]

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The Dreaded “R” Word —  Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded “R” Word — Managing Risk in Investments

OK, here goes, the third article in our series on investment risk and in this edition we feature the, “big dog”, stock market risk. Market risk to the average investor represents the most volatile aspect of investing and is associated with terminology such as crash, bear, collapse and other words designed to have the heart […]

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