August 2014

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Life in the Minors

Life in the Minors

The life of a professional baseball player is a dream come true for the few who are good enough to make it. Harrisburg Magazine takes a look at life for the boys of summer who are working through the minor leagues in the hopes of getting called up to the big show.

2014 Simply the Best Gala Photos

2014 Simply the Best Gala Photos

Thanks to Conte Photography and Paul V Photography for snapping some great photos at this year's Simply the Best Gala. Go here to view photos and place orders for photos that you'd like to buy.

2014 Harrisburg Magazine Readers' Poll Results

2014 Harrisburg Magazine Readers' Poll Results

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Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love

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Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Stand-up paddle boarding has come to Central Pennsylvania and the folks at Susquehanna Outfitters were glad to give Adventure Chick a crash course in this new water sport.

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Homes & Gardens

All things home and garden

In-Home Artist Spaces

Few things seem more romantic than the idea of an in-home studio – a place to create, a refuge from the world. Three area artists and a writer know that the creative life has its rigors, but the joy of stepping into a studio all your own makes the sacrifices worthwhile.

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Food & Dining

Tasty Tidbits and Food For Thought
The Universal Language of Food and Poetry

The Universal Language of Food and Poetry

Just off the Limekiln exit of I-83 in New Cumberland, The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar stands as a beacon of fine cuisine and high-minded literary notions. With a sophisticated literary-themed atmosphere, a locally sourced menu of unique culinary masterpieces and an impressive craft-beer and fine wine selection, The Garlic Poet is truly an epicurean gem in the midstate.

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Travel

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The Badlands, Crazy Horse, Wine and More... South Dakota

The Badlands, Crazy Horse, Wine and More... South Dakota

Is there another state richer with iconic, true blue American sights and spectacles than South Dakota? From Rushmore’s imposing granite noggins to the still-emerging magnificence of the Crazy Horse Memorial – and the desolate glory of the Badlands – South Dakota typifies this country’s outsized, go-big-or-go-home grandeur. But to focus only on the western side of the state, where those justifiably famous attractions reside, is to lose out on the gentler pleasures to the east. Instead, begin your tour in Sioux Falls, working west along I-90 – and following this guide to South Dakota’s Unmissable Top 10.

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Culture

Fun and Culture in the Mid-State
Painter Applies Extraordinary Skills to Portraits and Landscapes

Painter Applies Extraordinary Skills to Portraits and Landscapes

As painter Mark Topp discusses the elements of his craft, both comprehensible and oblique phrasing peppers his speech. There is “You learn by doing.” Or, “I do my best work when I’m not even thinking about it.” And, “You need to think through the materials…the painting and the painting experience are one.” None of it surprises those who know Topp, a 2008 émigré to the Harrisburg area.

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September Volunteer of the Month

September Volunteer of the Month

Michael Molina, 36, Volunteer at Channels Food Rescue

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Cash in Your Closet! Consign at Wears Like New

Cash in Your Closet! Consign at Wears Like New

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Shop Local, Shop Unique at Pazazzz in Lemoyne

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For 12 years, Premiere #1 Limousine Service has provided luxury transportation services in the Harrisburg, Hershey, York, Lancaster, Gettysburg and Carlisle areas

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Wears Like New Is A Consignment Shop Unlike Any Other

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Premiere 1 Limousine Service Offers More Than Just Stretch Limos

There are common misconceptions about limousine services, Jonathan Snavely, from Premiere 1 Limousine Services explains what else they have to offer.

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