“Undying Love” At Laurel Hill Cemetery

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  • NewsWorks visits Laurel Hill Cemetery for the fifth annual “Til Death Do Us Part” Valentine’s Day themed tour, chronicling some of the cemetery’s 75,000 stories that deviate from the “classic love story. Not all love stories end happily,” program director Gwen Kaminski said. “But that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve to be told and that they’re not entertaining.”
  • “It’s just us now,” says Jose Duprey, the renter of the lonely home that looks out on “Logan Triangle,” a vacant parcel that sits atop the botched foundations formed from enclosing the Wingohocking Creek in the 1920s. It’s just right for the Jose, who appreciates the seclusion granted to his young family.
  • The City Paper regards East Kensington’s contiguous series of vacant lots known as “Megalots” as a prime example of “an illustration of just how challenging Philly’s vacant land issues are.” More on East Kensington Mega-Lots in today’s Found HERE.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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