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March 2017

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Bookmarks

Bookmarks

In an age when the attention span for some people extends no longer than a 140-character tweet, I realize I’ve set myself a daunting task in trying to persuade many readers to invest their time in consuming a novel of more than 600 pages. Trust me. Nathan Hill’s incredibly tender and wildly funny debut novel, "The Nix," is worth every minute of that time and more.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Prior to concrete and steel, bridges were a blend of engineering and artistry in wood and stone and generally covered with a roof and sidewalls. Most drivers making passage across the present Market Street Bridge between Harrisburg and Lemoyne could scarcely imagine that its predecessor, the Old Camelback Bridge, which existed from 1816 to 1902, was a covered bridge – a great weatherproof tunnel – in two spans with an interruption of daylight on the roadway of City Island.

Adventure Chick

Adventure Chick

Adventure Chick and her trusty sidekick, Adventure Sis – aka my younger sister, Sharyn McCormick – delved into the smooth and sultry world of salsa dance.

Gallery Space

Gallery Space

It is a long way, in both miles and time, from Harrisburg to Japan. However, the universal appeal of art has always transcended such natural barriers. Yachiyo Beck personifies it.

Photo Story

Photo Story

Taste

Taste

This past December, mother and daughter restaurateurs AnnMarie and Sophia Nelms (the culinary team who created the popular West-Shore spots Sophia’s on Market and Sophia’s at Walden) opened their newest venture located at Arcona Crossroads, a recent Charter Homes & Neighborhoods development in Lower Allen Township.

Tapas, Part 1

Tapas, Part 1

Dining out is commonly pictured in a specific way. It consists of each person ordering their own meals and holding conversations while enjoying separate dishes and drinks. There is, however, another way to savor a culinary delight – tapas.

YWCA Greater Harrisburg's Women of Excellence

YWCA Greater Harrisburg's Women of Excellence

Central Pennsylvania has much to be thankful for, including a community of people dedicated to bettering all of the neighborhoods that dot the region. We don’t always have the opportunity to show our gratitude to everyone who contributes, but each year, the YWCA Greater Harrisburg makes sure an elite group of women gets their due. This is the Tribute to Women of Excellence, a longstanding honor that highlights ladies who tirelessly give back.

Pizza Paradise

Pizza Paradise

No matter your lifestyle, political beliefs or economic status, when it comes to pizza, we are all cut from the same cloth in our love for the endless quest to find the perfect pizza. For Harrisburg natives, some of the best pizzas come from right here in our little slice of pizza paradise.

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