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Elegance String Quartet Performs Musical Hits in a Fresh Way Elegance String Quartet Performs Musical Hits in a Fresh Way

By Marina Jokic

Born out of a six-month tour performance aboard a cruise ship, Elegance String Quartet in Philadelphia is one of the leading string quartets in the nation. Performing alongside some of the most prominent names in the business, the quartet specializes in weddings and corporate events all over the world.

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Be the Life of the Party and Let Party Host Helpers Staff Your Next Event Be the Life of the Party and Let Party Host Helpers Staff Your Next Event

By Marina Jokic

Party Host Helpers, an event staffing company based in Philadelphia, manages big and small parties from start to finish in over 21 cities across the US. Founder Renee Patrone, named "Queen of the Scene" in Philly in 2011, has over 12 years of experience choreographing winning parties for clients nationwide.

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Sweet Mabel Offers Art and Crafts with a Unique Local Flavor Sweet Mabel Offers Art and Crafts with a Unique Local Flavor

By Marina Jokic

A folk gallery named after owner Tracy Tumolo's dog Mabel, Sweet Mabel is an artistic hub located in Narberth, Pennsylvania.

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Build Core Strength and Protect Yourself from Injury with Platinum Pilates Build Core Strength and Protect Yourself from Injury with Platinum Pilates

By Marina Jokic

Platinum Pilates in Westchester, Pennsylvania opened its doors in 2013. Founded by professional trainer Andrea Klaverkamp, the studio welcomes athletes of all levels, people with injuries, postpartum mothers, those suffering from multiple sclerosis and much more.

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Awakening Your Prana at Stillpoint Yoga Awakening Your Prana at Stillpoint Yoga

By Marina Jokic

Yoga helps us discover our physical and mental potential through disciplined training, meditation, and a more balanced approach to life. To that end, Stillpoint Yoga in Norristown, Pennsylvania has been offering trainings, meditation, acupuncture, and nutrition in the community since it opened in 2004.

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Making an Impact, Curbing Waste with Used Clothing and Furniture Making an Impact, Curbing Waste with Used Clothing and Furniture

By Marina Jokic

Impact Thrift Stores in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a faith-based nonprofit whose mission is to financially support charities through the net proceeds generated by its store operations. Interviewee T. Garber, Executive Assistant and Communications Specialist at Impact, talks about the critical services the organization provides.

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Café Fresco: Innovative Fusion Cuisine in Harrisburg Café Fresco: Innovative Fusion Cuisine in Harrisburg

By Marina Jokic

Café Fresco in Harrisburg, PA is open for lunch and dinner and offers an enticing Asian fusion menu designed by its long-time chef Travis Mumma. An interview with owners Jen and Brian Fertenbaugh reveals the concept behind the restaurant and the balancing act between the place's two identities: lunch café by day and modern upscale restaurant by night.

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Greater Reading: An Outdoor Adventure and Cultural Haven Greater Reading: An Outdoor Adventure and Cultural Haven

By Marina Jokic

The Greater Reading area of Reading, PA in Berks County combines the state's outdoorsy charm with a rich historical tradition and a wonderfully saturated cultural and artistic scene.

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Marina Jokic is a Staff Writer at Pennsylvania Homes.

Marina Jokic holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College in Russian and East European studies, a master's in Buddhist studies from Harvard Divinity School, and a master's in Sustainability and Environmental Management, also from Harvard. Marina is interested in writing, research, science, and the environment- and loves hiking and canoeing.