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Mrs. T’s Pierogies: A Family Mythos in the Making

When I was a kid, my mom worked every other Saturday night. This meant that twice a month, my grease monkey dad had to leave the cluttered sanctuary of his garage, scrub his hands with copious amounts of Gojo, and … Continue reading

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How the Bagel Business Supports the American Dream

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Traversing the city of Allentown, a pedestrian with even moderate skills of observation will note that myriad businesses advertise themselves as ‘New York Style’; pizza parlors, barbershops, boutiques, dry cleaners. One of … Continue reading

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Local Action

The difference between ideological conviction and civic action can be a gap difficult to bridge. Even an individual with interest in food issues may be overwhelmed by the prospect of undertaking individual action, or may not feel knowledgeable enough to … Continue reading

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