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Couch Potato to Olympic Wannabe

After finding himself strangely entranced by a sport he thought was only played by a bunch of eccentric Canadians, Mike Madaio set out to scratch his Olympic-size itch. It was sometime during the wee hours of a frozen February night, and I was cocooned in my living room watching curling. Not because I couldn’t sleep […]

February 21, 2014 | By | Reply More

A Classical Star on Stage, a Rock Star at Home

Anna Marie Ahn Peterson, a 20-year veteran of the Philadelphia Orchestra, talks touring, stage fright and turning on new fans. By Avery Greene The demands of being a musician and a mother tend to encourage chaos far more often than harmony, but Anna Marie Ahn Peterson found balance in spite of her whirlwind schedule with […]

December 1, 2012 | By | Reply More

If it’s Wrong, Why Does it Feel So Right?

Worlds collide when interior designer Maria Viola-Kuttruff claims a room for her own. No, that’s not right. Really, they mesh more than collide. Style and function overlap. Classic and modern become one in the same. It’s as though they no longer hold down opposite ends of their respective spectrums. Instead, they become different perspectives on […]

December 1, 2012 | By | Reply More

AMOREPhosis | Finally, a Savvy ‘Housewives’ Spinoff

Life After Death Since the Kelly Anne Dolan Fund was established in honor of the little girl who died of a rare form of leukemia in 1976, its founders have helped support more than 20,000 families. The namesake’s mother, Peggy Dolan, reflects on her daughter’s legacy. —AG How were you and your husband able to […]

July 23, 2012 | By | Reply More

A Pop Star Lies in Wait

After tasting fame on “American Idol,” New Hope’s Devyn Rush is trying to work her way back to the national stage. By Avery Greene Devyn Rush was freshly graduated from New Hope-Solebury High School and planning to study musical theater in college when her mother, a voice coach who moonlighted as a wedding singer, offered […]

June 1, 2012 | By | Reply More

A Recipe for Longevity

Forget asking for fuzzy socks or a flatscreen. This year, Cindy Benamy, a registered nurse and the founder and owner of Talk Healthy To Me, suggests adding the gift of good health to your holiday wish list. “You can add years to your life if you eat healthy,” says Benamy, who’s also a holistic health […]

November 18, 2011 | By | Reply More

Top 10 Dating Mistakes…

…And Ways To Avoid Making Them OK, so Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and you’ve made the decision to commit to a new relationship…with a matchmaking service. Smart choice! Using an expert in the field rather than great Aunt Tillie whose neighbor’s third cousin has the perfect guy for you makes a whole lotta […]

February 15, 2011 | By | Reply More