Posted by Jess Downey | Jul 11, 2018
What We Love
Maybe I’m biased because I know all the thought and care that goes into every bead on each sandal, but I am so glad the weather is hot so I can wear my gorgeous, handmade Wazi shoes. The fact that a portion of the proceeds supports nursing scholarships in East Africa makes me happy every time I slip them on.
After a delayed opening, Rail Park is due to open this spring. The 3-mile “park” will traverse parts of the city, turning unused rail lines built by the Philadelphia Reading Railroad into a greenway for pedestrians and bicyclists.
The trailer for RBG, a documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the 84-year-old, Brooklyn-born Supreme Court justice, gave me goosebumps. There’s plenty I don’t know about the relentless defender of civil rights, but I know where I’ll be on May 4 when the movie hits theaters.
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