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A CNN analyst who explains courtroom drama with South Jersey flair
Photography: Jay Conroy
Ask legal analyst Elie Honig why he connects so easily with his CNN audience, and he’ll tell you it’s a South Jersey thing.
“I think the way I talk is very ‘South Jersey.’ It’s plainspoken, real and relatable,” says Honig, a 1993 Cherry Hill East grad.
It becomes evident quickly when you talk with Honig that his TV persona isn’t a persona at all. It’s just him, giving his take on topics related to the l...
Travel story about San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Feature for Philadelphia Inquirer's "Do This" weekend section about the 2019 Philadelphia Folk Festival.
It’s been described as “France without the jet-lag” – and for good reason. There’s something magical about feeling like you’ve been transported to a charming French village, while still in America – less than 1.5 hours by plane from most Northeast U.S. cities, in fact. The capital of the province of Quebec, Canada – and the region’s second biggest city (after much larger Montreal) -- Quebec City, we soon discovered, continually enchants with its mix of fun, culture and cuisine.
It’s a little after 6 pm on a Thursday night when people start arriving at a Moorestown home that fronts Strawbridge Lake. Some come with bottles of wine or soda. Others carry appetizers, desserts or side dishes. But this isn’t a pot-luck. It’s a concert people bought tickets for – and it’s in Jim and Pam Davis’ living room.
Travel story about London with a side trip to Liverpool.
Travel story about New York's Catskillls - and their comeback as a tourist destination.
For as many times as I’d visited island destinations over the years, I’d always shied away from all-inclusive resorts, imagining long buffet lines, crowded swimming pools and watered-down drinks. Even when I heard rave reviews, I never seriously considered going the “full-package” route.
But after floating the idea of a mid-winter getaway to a group of longtime friends to celebrate/escape a “milestone” birthday – mine – I found myself surprised when my Google search ultimately led me to an al...
Travel feature on Orange County/Bear Mountain, NY - The "Other" Hudson Valley.
Travel story, May 2019: With only a day to spend in Amsterdam at the start of a week-long Rhine river cruise, it didn’t take much time to pinpoint what we wanted most to see: the Anne Frank House. Described by some as a “museum with a story,” this is the actual “Secret Annex” that hid the Frank family and four others for two years during World War II.