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March 2013


Andrew Thompson brews beer in memory of his father

Former Mercer student Andrew Thompson began brewing his own beer in 2007. “I was watching the Food Network, and of all people, Alton Brown did a brewing episode and I thought, ‘I can do that.” Thompson told The VOICE in an interview. His first brew being a “generic pale ale,” Thompson worked his way up… Keep Reading


World’s top tattoo artists gathered at the 15th annual Philly Tattoo Arts Convention. Some famous artists from LA Ink, NY Ink and Ink Master were present at the event.

The 15th annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention was held this past Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located on 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia. Here, some of the world’s best artists gathered to tattoo, pierce and sell art, photography and jewelry. However the main purpose of the event was for artists… Keep Reading


Hobby shop survives despite economy

By:  Russ Chizek Rob Placer not only grew up surrounded by toys, games, and models, but he grew up surrounded by collectors, gamers, and modelers alike. “In 1975, my parents opened Hobby Masters in Red Bank, New Jersey.” Placer said, “It’s still open today and is one of the oldest and largest hobby shops in… Keep Reading

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