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January 2015

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Puerto Rico & Montreal

Puerto Rico & Montreal

There couldn’t, it seems, be more different destinations. One is a sunny island in the Caribbean, the other a cosmopolitan city in the frozen north. But Puerto Rico and Montreal, Canada share an important distinction: they make excellent, easy getaways for Harrisburg residents struck with winter cabin fever. Puerto Rico, a bilingual U.S. territory, features an exotic culture and a resort called one of the Caribbean’s finest. Montreal, also bilingual, boasts European sophistication and an upcoming winter festival acknowledged to be among the world’s best. Philadelphia International Airport offers non-stop flights to both, making the only difficult decision which one to chose. Perhaps both?

My Favorite Books of 2014

My Favorite Books of 2014

If we’ve connected on Twitter or Facebook, you know this column isn’t the only place I’m reviewing books. Of the 60-odd ones I reviewed this year, these are the dozen that brought me the most pleasure and enlightenment.

Exercise for a Healthy Liver

Exercise for a Healthy Liver

The liver is the largest internal organ in the body and is responsible for many bodily functions. Most people know that it serves as the filter of the body, filtering alcohol and infectious organisms from the blood. However, it does much more than that. It plays a part in digestion, regulating the storage and release of sugar, fats and cholesterol into the body. The liver is also responsible for producing important enzymes, hormones and blood proteins as well as immune and clotting factors. The liver performs many vital functions, so any damage to this organ can impact almost every system in the body.

Local Arts, Widespread Fun

Local Arts, Widespread Fun

Exploring Central Pa.'s Rt. 15 ByWay of the Arts

Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar

Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar

With nine corporate Central Pennsylvania locations, another opening in Lancaster very shortly and newly franchised opportunities coming to the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut as well as in Chicago and Arizona, Co-Founder and President Gary Huether, Jr. ensures that this fast-growing business continues to honor its Central Pennsylvania roots.

On the Court

On the Court

An Evening of High School Basketball in Harrisburg - Harrisburg High V. CD East

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