North Philly Notes

This week in North Philly Notes, we celebrate fathers everywhere with five books that explore various aspects of fatherhood. Not from Here by Allan G. Johnson When Allan Johnson asked his dying father where ...

Honoring Dad for Father’s Day

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Heather Cucolo was awarded the 2018 New York Law School Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Award [Note, her prize has not been updated on the website yet].

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Upcoming Events:  June 16: 11AM @ Moorestown Barnes and Noble Booksellers Moorestown, NJ; June 19: 7:30PM @ Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA


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On June 5, Philadelphia magazine published "10 Things You Might Not Know about Root Beer Magnate Charles Hires"

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