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June 2016

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The Spirited Guide, Part 2

The Spirited Guide, Part 2

The Spirited Guide is your one-stop reference on all things wine, brews and the things that go bump in the night. Included are wineries, breweries, distilleries and ghost tours from the eight-county region. If spirits of the grape, hops or spooky variety are your thing, check out a few of the area’s best. Remember to always drink (and scare) responsibly.

Nature Awaits: The Ultimate Guide to the Midstate's Parks, Preserves and Forests, Part 4

Nature Awaits: The Ultimate Guide to the Midstate's Parks, Preserves and Forests, Part 4

Summer is upon us, and there is no better time than now to turn off the TV, push away from the computer, silence the smart phone and leave the city behind. Nature awaits.

Get On Board

Get On Board

In 2013, Ray Young began raising money and brought on his friend and fellow skateboarder, Nate DeMuro, to help expand his efforts. His vision: Get On Board, an organization that would engage children with special needs in the unique joys and empowerment of skateboarding, totally free of cost.

Nature Awaits: The Ultimate Guide to the Midstate's Parks, Preserves and Forests, Part 3

Nature Awaits: The Ultimate Guide to the Midstate's Parks, Preserves and Forests, Part 3

Summer is upon us, and there is no better time than now to turn off the TV, push away from the computer, silence the smart phone and leave the city behind. Nature awaits.

2016 Summer Fun Guide

2016 Summer Fun Guide

Plan your summer accordingly – the Summer Fun Guide is here. Whether your interest is trying something new or enjoying the same annual event, the Summer Fun Guide has it all. This list includes events and activities from over 40 different venues and includes performing arts, events, sports, fun runs, concerts and fine-art museums. The midstate has much to offer this summer, so get out there and capture some fun!

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Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

If you are at all familiar with the history of the contemporary American short story, you will be well-acquainted with names like Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff and Richard Ford. Sometimes described as “dirty realists,” their terse, often bleak stories focus on the difficult lives of the residents of shabby apartments and trailer parks, people employed at tedious, low-paying jobs, if they’re employed at all. Lucia Berlin, who died in 2004, mined that same territory for her gritty stories, but her work, published mostly in limited-circulation literary magazines during her lifetime, was appreciated by only a small fraction of the audience of her better-known male contemporaries.

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Be Well

Be Well

Be Well

Travel can be very challenging. Making arrangements, packing, sticking to the schedule, the crowds, jet lag – it can all add up to create a stressful experience. However, there are some things you can do to minimize the stress of traveling. Sticking to good habits can keep you feeling well. This can help keep your stress levels down and make traveling run smoothly.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Because of his work as an educator, William Howard Day was honored by the City of Harrisburg with a school building named after him: the William Howard Day School, that was located on the south side of North Street, just east of Fifth Street. Subsequent to his death in 1900, nearly 40 years would pass before the city so honored him in two more ways: the William Howard Day homes, a public-housing community located at Reilly Road and Herr Street; and the William Howard Day Cemetery, located at 801 Lincoln Street in Steelton.

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Batter Up

Batter Up

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Doing Good

Doing Good

Doing Good

Julie Walker is a mom on a mission to help heal her heart while also helping to heal other hearts.

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Meaningful Community Engagement

McNees Women's Network presents, "Meaningful Community Engagement."

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Culture

Fun and Culture in the Mid-State
Trendfest '16

Trendfest '16

Trendfest '16

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City Beat

Friday Favorites Poll - What Is Your Favorite Thing About Summer?

Friday Favorites Poll - What Is Your Favorite Thing About Summer?

Each week our staff answer a "Friday Favorites" question. The topic always changes and some of the answers may surprise you!

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