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Photo Pop brings Instagram-worthy photo opportunities to Philadelphia

Photo Pop brings Instagram-worthy photo opportunities to Philadelphia

Nashita Ali, Eastside Community Editor

August 2, 2018


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The thriving culture and aesthetics of cities such as Los Angeles, New York and Miami seem to be the hub for perfect “instagrammable” pictures.  Although the City of Brotherly Love demonstrates the marvelous facets of city life, it has fallen behind in the aspect of providing the perfect opportu...

Dim Sum Garden brings good food and Chinese culture to the Philadelphia area

Dim Sum Garden brings good food and Chinese culture to the Philadelphia area

Maddy Cicha, Eastside Commnity Editor

June 20, 2018


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Located in the heart of Chinatown in Philadelphia, Dim Sum Garden manages to make customers feel not only welcomed but also immersed in Chinese culture and its traditions. At first glance, the restaurant was slightly daunting. Squished between the dozens of other Chinese and Asian-fusion eateries...

Oki Maki’s seaweed cones bring new tastes to the sushi restaurant

Oki Maki’s seaweed cones bring new tastes to the sushi restaurant

Jakob Silvert, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2018


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Have you been to the most innovative sushi spot nearby? Oki Maki on 910 Haddonfield-Berlin Road offers some of the coolest options for sushi lovers to date. Featuring intriguing products such as the sushi burrito and sushi cone, the restaurant has been able to provide a new sort of Japanese cuisine ...

Exploring the Chelsea Market

Exploring the Chelsea Market

Shir Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

June 4, 2018


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With the hustle and bustle of a confined space in New York City, the Chelsea Market is filled to the brim. The scent of freshly baked bread, slow-roasted pork tacos and spicy ramen noodles offer a pleasant surprise to the many visitors filing in. The market provides an enjoyable space for families an...

Memorial Day Weekend 2018; almost summer!

Memorial Day Weekend 2018; almost summer!

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

June 1, 2018


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The most anticipated weekend is finally here: Memorial Day weekend. This weekend is known as the unofficial start of summer, because many people from nearby areas travel down to the Jersey shores to soak up the sun and have fun on the beach. No matter what beach you go to, it is most likely packed wi...

Cherry Hill holds annual Memorial Day ceremony

Cherry Hill holds annual Memorial Day ceremony

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2018


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Cherry Hill Township observed Memorial Day on Monday with its annual ceremony honoring fallen soldiers, which took place beginning at 10:45 a.m. at the Municipal Complex on Mercer Street. In 1971, Memorial Day became a federal holiday which is observed on the last Monday of May each year. It prov...

Philly runs for a good cause at the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure

Philly runs for a good cause at the  Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2018


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The Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure took place on Sunday May 13, 2018 at Eakins Oval directly in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The race is a 5k run or run/walk in order to raise money for research to find a cure for breast cancer. People from all around the world travel to Phil...

Honeygrow brings a ‘buzz’ to the Marlton restaurant scene

Honeygrow brings a ‘buzz’ to the Marlton restaurant scene

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

May 28, 2018


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If necessity is the mother of invention, then one could probably say that soggy tofu is the father of the Honeygrow concept. Philadelphia based Honeygrow is the vision of founder Justin Rosenberg, a vegan who was searching for great-tasting, quick and healthy restaurant food. A noted gap in the h...

The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia shares Japanese culture with visitors

The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia shares Japanese culture with visitors

Shir Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2018


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A traditional Japanese Tea House stands near the entrance to greet visitors. The grounds are decorated with many fountains, sculptures, and flowers. But at the heart of it all, hundreds of gorgeous cherry blossoms branch over the guests from all around the world. The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greate...

Jersey Shore Alpacas

Jersey Shore Alpacas

Sophia Liang, Eastside Community Editor

May 14, 2018


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Enjoy these additional photos from Jersey Shore Alpacas, an alpaca farm owned by Jim and Tish Carpinelli in Cape May, NJ. To read the complete story, check out Eastside’s May 2018 issue. 

“The Cross and the Light” Delivers the Modern Interpretation of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

“The Cross and the Light” Delivers the Modern Interpretation of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

April 23, 2018


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“The Cross and the Light” (TCTL) Christian production group brought Jesus’ death and resurrection to life at Saint Andrews the Apostle Church in Gibbsboro, NJ on March 1-4, 2018. TCTL is a live musical performance that encapsulates the events from the death of Jesus to the time of Pentecost, the celeb...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Joshua Pipe, Nafessa Jaigirdar, Claire Joanson, Jon Calabrese, and Luke Shin

April 16, 2018


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Since its designation as Autism Awareness Month in 1970 by the Autism Society, the month of April has been a time of increased acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the unique challenges that those who live with it face everyday. In observance of this month-long celebration and awareness campa...

Altar’d State brings style and charity to The Promenade in Marlton

Altar’d State brings style and charity to The Promenade in Marlton

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

April 10, 2018


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Fashion boutique Altar’d State believes in giving back to the community and inspiring people to “stand out--for good.” In 2009, Altar’d State launched its business in Knoxville, Tennessee as a modern Christian retail store and coffee shop. While staying true to its conservative roots, the com...

Cherry on Top Column

Cherry on Top Column

Sophia Liang, Eastside Community Editor

March 26, 2018


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Ah, spring break. Most of us have long been counting down the days until March 30, but when it finally arrives, the sheer number of things to do around the community can be intimidating. With so many possibilities and so little time, it’s helpful to find out where East students plan to go during thes...

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