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November 2013

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S.A.G.E. 2013 Award Winners

S.A.G.E. 2013 Award Winners

This year’s Savvy, Active, Growing, Enlightened honorees never stop learning. None are afraid to admit what they don’t know, ask questions and seek out the answers. It’s all in pursuit of a greater good – paying forward to others the help and mentoring that has helped them overcome obstacles and find happiness through family and service.

Harrisburg Man is CEO at 26

Harrisburg Man is CEO at 26

Seldom is someone at age 26 the CEO of a company, even a small one. Jason Klock can claim otherwise. The Harrisburg man is the founder and chief administrator of Klock Entertainment, an enterprise that was years in the making.

Middletown Woman Merges Art with Enterprise

Middletown Woman Merges Art with Enterprise

Up against the blacktop and concrete of Middletown’s busy North Union Street is the aptly named Arts on Union Gallery. The owner, and occupant of the 19th-century structure, is Christine Goldbeck. The energetic 47-year-old woman opened her business in February of 2009, one that accepts visitors and patrons “by appointment or by chance.”

The End of the Line-Literally

The End of the Line-Literally

Ever since John Harris put his ferry in the waters of the Susquehanna, people have been looking for ways to get to and from the West Shore. As the longest commercially non-navigable river in North America, the Susquehanna has numerous bridges crossing it, from its origin in Otsego Lake, New York to its terminus into the Chesapeake Bay. However, eight forsaken bridge piers standing like taciturn sentinels in the river at Harrisburg denote the end of the line – literally – in a notorious chapter of Pennsylvania history.

Small Businesses, Big Dreams

Small Businesses, Big Dreams

A glimpse into the world of five small business in Harrisburg and the dreams that drive their success.

Drink Slingers & Joke Tellers

Drink Slingers & Joke Tellers

This month's photo story features some local bartenders.

Feeding Time at Zoo America

Feeding Time at Zoo America

Adventure Chick was zookeeper for a day at Hersheypark’s ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park.

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Of all the tastes, of all the flavors, of all the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and desserts savored throughout a lifetime – what is the hands-down, all-time, without-question, undeniable, No. 1, top-of-the-list, most favorite foodie delight in the whole world that, if given the chance, you'd choose as the last thing you'd ever eat? Harrisburg Magazine set out to discover what a handful of the midstate's cuisine experts would choose as the one grand-finale dish.

Rise and Dine

Rise and Dine

Though it’s primarily served only on Sundays here in Central Pennsylvania, it gives you something to look forward to with mouth-watering anticipation and offers an excuse to drink while your watch still says “a.m.” Harrisburg Magazine celebrates the local brunch scene by pointing out six of the best places to crack an egg or sip a mimosa right here in the midstate.

The Hershey Pantry

The Hershey Pantry

Well, it’s official. Cindy Hess is taking over East Chocolate Avenue. Hess has owned the renowned Hershey Pantry since 1990. She describes her flagship business, The Hershey Pantry, as serving “upscale family-style fare."

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Demonstrating both a mastery of the storyteller’s art and resonant prose of a quality many authors strive for a lifetime to attain, the 28-year-old Marra displays the assurance of a seasoned novelist to create a vivid fictional world in which his characters somehow retain hope in the most hopeless circumstances.

Monster Jackpots

Monster Jackpots

For every person standing in those long lines, there’s a dream. Hit the big one and ditch the job. Send the kids to college. Retire to Aruba.

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