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June 2016

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The Spirited Guide, Part 3

The Spirited Guide, Part 3

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.

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.

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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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Face in the Crowd

Face in the Crowd

Face in the Crowd

Some of the most fulfilled people are those who cannot wait to get up in the morning and go to work. His energy level and enthusiasm identify Gary Huether, Jr. as one in that enviable group. The 36-year-old Camp Hill man is president and co-founder of Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar. He oversees 10 corporate-owned locations as well as several franchises throughout the New England and the Mid-Atlantic countryside. His partner is Mike Murphy, who deals with the real-estate and finance side of the business.

Taste

Taste

Overlooking the flow of the Susquehanna River, just off Front Street on the edge of Shipoke, sits a culinary conduit to unique and delicious flavors from half-a-world away. And midstate restaurant-goers looking for a taste of the South-Asian subcontinent know well to search no further than Passage to India.

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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
Celtic Celebration Yields a Day of Memories

Celtic Celebration Yields a Day of Memories

Irish, Welsh, Scottish or Breton, the "Celtic Fling" at Mount Hope Estate provides a look into the culture and food of the Celtic nations.

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City Beat

June 2016 Volunteer of the Month

June 2016 Volunteer of the Month

Soji Otuyelu, Volunteer for Punks for Positivity

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