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Taking Pitches

Taking Pitches

For my inaugural outing as Adventure Chick, I stood in a batter’s box at the Harrisburg Senators’ Metro Bank Park, to get the feel of taking pitches from a professional pitcher.

The Tools of Creativity

The Tools of Creativity

Artists & The Instruments of Their Craft

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill often gets recognized – and lauded – as a sports bar. You know, pool tables, a large selection of beer, some televisions. And yes, you can find those things at both the Eisenhower Boulevard location as well as the Colonial Park location. But that’s certainly not where Gilligan’s ends. And after the renovations and redecorations that both locations have undergone, you’re going to want to give them a second look.

Traveling  Troubadour

Traveling Troubadour

How One Local Lady is Making a Name for Herself in the Indie Music World

The Ten

The Ten

Harrisburg Magazine asked 10 mid-state college and university leaders one simple question to be answered in no more than four sentences. Check out the question and their responses.

FOX43 Evening News Anchor Amy Lutz

FOX43 Evening News Anchor Amy Lutz

Editor Jadrian Klinger spent a day with FOX43 evening news anchor Amy Lutz. Check out what it's like for Amy Lutz in this month's Day in the Life feature story.

The Growing Underground

The Growing Underground

5 Local Bands and Solo Artists Create the Unique Sound of Harrisburg

The Interestings

The Interestings

Meg Wolitzer's latest novel, The Interestings, is an absorbing, expansive story of the triumphs and disappointments of six people whose friendships are forged at a Massachusetts summer camp and whose lives and loves are linked forever thereafter.

Room to Grow

Room to Grow

Some families these days take alternative options to education for their children, options in which independence is encouraged and dedication to interests is fostered. One such option is unschooling. But unschooling isn’t really one option. It’s a choice that caterers to the individual and can mean a myriad of different things for different people.

Time Lapse of the 2013 Simply the Best Gala

Time Lapse of the 2013 Simply the Best Gala

Thanks to Shumaker PDT for this footage of the set up of the Simply the Best Gala this year!

Local Group is Animated by Susquehanna Valley Landscape

Local Group is Animated by Susquehanna Valley Landscape

Artists who like to produce work on location, a practice referred to as en plein air, owe a debt to their 19th century antecedents. With the invention of paint in tubes and the contemporaneous introduction of brighter colors, paintings began to acquire unprecedented immediacy and luminosity. It continues today. Following this tradition are the Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters (SVPAP), officially established in 2010 following an August “paintout” at Ashcombe Farm and Greenhouses near Williams Grove.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge and Urban Legend

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge and Urban Legend

The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge, (aka the State Street Bridge) is traversed by many entering and leaving downtown Harrisburg. Urban legend says that Pennsylvania state archives are housed within the massive structures.

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