Eastside

Old Prison Holds Annual Haunted House

Kristen Hearn ('14) and Kristen Hearn ('14)

October 13, 2010

Some people love Halloween for the candy, and some just love being scared. For those who like being scared, Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary is the perfect place to be. It’s America’s self-proclaimed most historic prison. The prison was originally opened just days before Halloween in 1829...

Anthropologie fashion show

Laura Kane ('11)/ Eastside Editor in Chief and Laura Kane ('11)/ Eastside Editor in Chief

September 1, 2010

On Monday, August 16, Anthropologie, a home and clothing store, stayed true to its trend-setting name by hosting its first customer event of its kind called “Two for the Road: An evening with Anna and Keith.” Housed inside the modern, yet charmingly rustic Urban Outfitters warehouse located in Philadelphia,...

Garden State Pavilions sold in auction

Alana Kopelson ('12)/ Eastside Community Editor and Alana Kopelson ('12)/ Eastside Community Editor

August 30, 2010

Garden State Pavilions has been sold to Bank of America, serving as a trustee for a mortgage loan pool. It is located on Route 70 and is home to ShopRite, Old Country Buffet and other retailers. The center has been in decline for several years because of the poor economy and competiton from nearby...

Mini Med School Summer Camp offers opportunities for aspiring physicians

Juliet Brooks ('13)/ Eastside News/Features Editor and Juliet Brooks ('13)/ Eastside News/Features Editor

August 30, 2010

Not everyone wants to spend their summers watching blood and guts spill onto a metal table as a masked man explains exactly which organs he’s removing from a patient’s supine form. But some people find that sort of thing to be the ultimate summer experience. At Drexel University College of...

DEP rewards Cherry Hill for recycling efforts

Gabrielle Kains ('12)/ Eastside News/Features Editor, Gabrielle Kains ('12)/ Eastside News/Features Editor, and Gabrielle Kains ('12)/ Eastside News/Features Editor

August 23, 2010

In the past few years, the Cherry Hill community has been increasing its efforts to help the environment.  Recently, local officials have been informed that the Township of Cherry Hill will be rewarded for its recycling efforts in 2008 with a recycling tonnage grant of $105,603.41 from the state Department...

Jilly B’s: a new sweet boutique

Jack Braunstein ('13) / Underground Editor

August 12, 2010

If there is one thing that gets the town of Cherry Hill drooling with desire, it's frozen yogurt. Luckily enough, on August 6, Jilly B's opened to the public in the Holly Ravine Shopping Center off of Springdale Road. The shop not only sells all natural treats, but doubles as a boutique for high-end gifts...

Cherry Hill Township takes over management of Barclay Farmstead

Sherin Nassar ('13) / Opinions Editor

August 5, 2010

Fresh butter is one of the few foods that every person should take the time to make. Although a long and very tedious task that involves a lot of heavy churning, the finished product is an extremely tasty treat. For years, Barclay Farmstead has shared this old fashioned delight along with various...

Board gamer and East alumnus, Jay Fox, lands a trip to France

Sherin Nassar ('13)/ Opinions Editor

July 2, 2010

Hobbies and passion can sure lead to some extraordinary things. For example, a girl who picks up a microphone and starts to sing could land herself on the stage of American Idol; a boy who hits a baseball could become the leading pitcher for the Dodgers.  Similarly, a child who has a knack for board...

Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant review

Steven Markowitz ('10)/ Eastside Underground Editor

May 3, 2010

Being a connoisseur of food, I often find myself leaving fancy restaurants hungry. Sure the atmosphere was nice, but I have just spent four times as much on a meal as I normally would and need a second dinner. That is why I was skeptical when I went to Maggiano’s Little Italy in the Cherry Hill Mall....

Cherry Hill has definitely “got talent”

Devon Braunstein ('10)/ Eastside Managing Editor

April 19, 2010

On Sunday, April 18, at 7 p.m. at the Cherry Hill West auditorium, the Cherry Hill Education Foundation put on yet another successful production for the third consecutive year— though this year’s entertainment consisted of a variety of community-wide talent rather than solely dance.  Cherry Hil...

CHPL’s Teen Activity Board

Claire Hoffman (’12)/ Eastside Staff and Claire Hoffman (’12)/ Eastside Staff

April 9, 2010

Since the Cherry Hill Public Library’s opening, people have tried to get the community involved with the library by creating activities for people of all ages. Although the library holds the typical arts and crafts and book club programs for young children, Cherry Hill Library also hosts unique events...

Top “Vacation” Experiences

April 8, 2010

Rizzieri's Spa Moriah Schervone ('11)/Eastside Global Commentary Editor Getting away from the hubbub of Cherry Hill may not seem that easy when faced with returning from a Spring Break, but it is not as hard as it may initially seem. For a relaxing experience, one does not need to travel to a paradise resort. In fact, it is ea...

Coffee Works displays photography by East’s Ms. Cajigas

Julie Coben (’11)/ Eastside Community Editor

March 20, 2010

Ms. Emily Cajigas, a math teacher at East, is just as skilled with numbers as she is with her camera. During the summer, Cajigas turns from a teacher to a world traveler while taking some scenic snapshots along the way. Recently, Coffee Works Roastery and Café, located at Eagle Plaza in Voorhees,...

Breakfast Top Picks

Meredith Medoway ('10)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2010

Continued from the February/March issue of Eastside. Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat By just walking in, it’s obvious that dining at Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat will be a unique and delicious experience. Located at 800 North Fourth Street in Northern Liberties in Philadelphia, Honey’s i...

Dare Boutique: two weeks after grand opening

Julie Coben (’11)/ Eastside Community Editor

March 15, 2010

Attention all local teenage girls: Searching for a cool, new boutique? Want to get the fashion-forward look for a reasonable price? Then Dare Boutique will provide all that and more. On March 1, Dare Boutique, located on 2110 Route 70 East in Cherry Hill, opened its doors for teenage girls in the...