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July 14, 2014 | By Alan J. Heavens, Inquirer Real Estate Writer
Winslow Twp. By the Numbers Population: 39,499 (2010). Median income: $70,947 (2009). Area: 58 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 100. Homes for sale: 362. Avg. days on market: 106. Median sale price: $179,907. Housing stock: Condos, townhouses, and detached, most built starting in '70s. School district: Winslow Township. SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau, City-Data.com, Teresa Vandenberg, Weichert Realtors; Val Nunnenkamp, BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors
NEWS
July 10, 2014
An op-ed on Tuesday misstated the number of times the Yankees won the World Series while Joe DiMaggio played for them. It was nine.
FOOD
June 27, 2014 | By Craig LaBan, Inquirer Restaurant Critic
As Cristina Martinez heated a wide maguey leaf on the food cart's griddle, her husband, Benjamin Miller, reached into a warming box holding slow-cooked barbacoa lamb, and the earthy aromas of Capulhuac, Mexico, suddenly wafted over this South Philly corner at Eighth and Watkins Streets. "You want rib meat, leg, or spine?" asks Miller, assembling a one-pound package of moist flesh to be gift-wrapped inside the maguey leaf, with a pint of lamb consomme, spicy cactus salad, and a stack of fresh tortillas on the side.
SPORTS
June 20, 2014 | By Rich Hofmann, Daily News Columnist
AS THE SUN set yesterday evening, the Phillies' record was 32-38. That is the key number, that and their minus-28 run differential. Those two numbers, taken together, indicate a team with a bad record that has played badly. There is no getting around it, even after their sweep of the Atlanta Braves. So, the question: What are the odds they can make the playoffs? This isn't about the last week or so, when the Phils have begun to show a pulse. This isn't about winning 10-5 in Atlanta, or about being only a handful of games behind in the National League East.
SPORTS
June 11, 2014 | BY ANDREW ALBERT, Daily News Staff Writer alberta@phillynews.com
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - When Cole Hamels was drafted with the 17th pick in the 2002 draft by the Phillies, his only knowledge of life in the minor leagues came from Kevin Costner and the 1988 classic film "Bull Durham. " At age 18, he was a young pitcher, but the Phillies did not send anyone down to mentor him. They did not have to. He credits Lakewood, where his No. 19 was retired last night, in his all-important developmental process. "It introduced me to what minor league baseball is all about; the process of road trips and the process of being a team with a lot of different guys from all different areas and starting to schedule what you have to do in order to get to the next level," Hamels said.
BUSINESS
June 9, 2014 | By Reid Kanaley, Inquirer Columnist
Friday's jobless figure - 6.3 percent - for May (same as April) means the economy is improving, but slowly, the experts say. Is this what an economic recovery is supposed to feel like? This month marks five years since the end of the Great Recession. Starting with a chart about the job numbers, CNN Money presents 17 visuals to illustrate the recovery. Unemployment has fallen from 10 percent in late 2009, gross domestic product has wobbled, stocks have soared, mortgage foreclosures have plummeted.
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