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Planet Savior or Sci-Fi Nightmare

Planet Savior or Sci-Fi Nightmare

For many of us, it’s a gut reaction. Consume food genetically engineered by scientists? No way! Let’s be honest, the idea of eating “Frankenfish” – so dubbed by critics of the genetically modified salmon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration initially approved for sale late last year – is disturbing. It brings to mind images of a dystopian future, where a polluted, over-populated planet depends on sci-fi technology to feed itself. But GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, aren’t exactly Soylent Green. In fact, they’ve been around a lot longer than you might think.

Words of Wisdom For & From Men

Words of Wisdom For & From Men

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 6

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 6

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 5

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 5

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

Face in the Crowd

Face in the Crowd

"I just love it!” exclaims Sherry Christian, in response to a query about her profession. Anyone who happens to be up and about between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. can tune into WHP-TV, Channel 21, to see her at work. Christian anchors CBS 21 News This Morning.

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 4

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 4

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

War Hero to Golf Hero

War Hero to Golf Hero

Aside from his lengthy employment with the United States Postal Service, most people who know him identify George Ivanoff as an accomplished amateur golfer and decorated World War II veteran. The latter experience is one that the 90-year-old Harrisburg man has been reluctant to discuss but recently honored a request to do so.

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 3

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 3

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

Photo Story

Photo Story

Future Furry Friends – A Photographic Tour of Animal Shelters in Central Pa.

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 2

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 2

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In a national political season that has seen, once again, diverse and outlandish rhetoric and behavior among the contenders, a bronze statue on the Capitol grounds pays tribute to a man whose political accomplishments make the current troupe of actors appear as rank amateurs. Overseeing the intersection of Third and Walnut streets in Harrisburg and looking fondly at the Wells Fargo Bank – with a sidelong glance at Strawberry Square – Boies Penrose’s memorial sculpture with the simple inscription “Boies Penrose United States Senator 1897-1921” greets those ascending the steps to Capitol Park and has been doing so for 86 years.

The Life in the Night of Lancaster

The Life in the Night of Lancaster

For a few laughs with some good company over a couple of tasty drinks, the downtown area of Lancaster shine like beacons of nightlife fun, and best of all, most hot spots of merry-making are within walking distance.

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 1

The Comfort of Confidence, Part 1

Harrisburg Magazine caught up with six capital city men and asked them to define and show off their own diverse personal styles in the quest to find out if, rather than apparel, style oft proclaims the man.

Taste

Taste

At the corner of N. 6th and Reily streets in Harrisburg, the aptly named Café 1500 American Bistro serves as both the foundation for the towering 1500 Condominium building and an anchor point of the flourishing Midtown dining and nightlife scene.

Susquehanna Service Dogs

Susquehanna Service Dogs

At Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), now a part of Keystone Human Services’ international spectrum of services, director Pam Foreman regularly sees how essential the dogs her organization breeds, trains and places can be.

Doing Good

Doing Good

Our region is one with a large number of philanthropic organizations, some founded out of pain, others founded by pure passion. Bi-monthly, Harrisburg Magazine will highlight these organizations for what they are: lights shining in a sometimes dark world. In doing so, we hope to inspire our community to give of themselves to improve the lives of people around them.

The Life in the Night of Harrisburg

The Life in the Night of Harrisburg

For a few laughs with some good company over a couple of tasty drinks, the downtown and midtown areas of Harrisburg shine like beacons of nightlife fun, and best of all, most hot spots of merry-making are within walking distance.

A Healthy Heart

A Healthy Heart

A healthy heart can give you the time you need to fix the other problems. So let’s put that at the top of the list.

Be Well

Be Well

The brain is an organ, and like the other organs in the body, it is constantly changing, adapting and repairing itself in response to life’s activities, including exercise. It also changes as we age, just like the rest of the body.

This Old Man: All in Pieces

This Old Man: All in Pieces

by Roger Angell (Doubleday, $26.95, 320 pages)

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