Category Archives: History

New releases: ‘Hypnotic Eye’ by Tom Petty, ‘The Other Woman,’ Remastered version of ‘The Last of Us’

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: Petty album worth the wait “Hypnotic Eye” is lucky 13 for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. It’s also … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 7/24/14: Old Crow Medicine Show, Hanover Dutch Festival, Theatre Under the Trees

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Festivals: – Explore 300 vendor tents, see a classic car show and snack on a bratwurst or apple strudel during the … Continue reading

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Hunt for photos around York during Second Saturday on the Square

Join us on 7/14 for Second Saturday on the Square! #SSPSH http://t.co/qUgRJwO8Vu — Matt and Jess (@DEPhotogYork) July 9, 2014 Matt Ensminger of Digital Ephemera Photography has seen York’s hidden gems. And he wants to help others find them. So, … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 7/3/14: Fourth of July fireworks, First Friday in York, Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Holiday fun and special events: – Fourth of July event and fireworks roundup – Read an interview with Katie Armiger, who … Continue reading

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Two stories connected to old York bike shop

Sometimes, things have to happen for a reason. Last month, I met two people within three days who shared a common connection to a staple from York’s past. On June 17, I met Ray Elfner. The 95-year-old recently uncovered the … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 6/25/14: Artisan Beer Affair, Kingsfoil concert, Reptile Week

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Festivals and special events: – The Cultural Alliance of York County and York College partnered to start the Impact Arts & … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘Jersey Boys’ soundtrack, ‘Masters of Sex,’ Jeff Shaara novel

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: A soundtrack for all seasons “Jersey Boys” features music from the stage production and recently-released movie. Central York … Continue reading

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FlipSide guide 6/19/14: Summer Solstice, Codorus Blast, Wingstock, Penn-Mar Irish Festival

Find out what’s up this weekend. And check out more events in our newsletter and on our regional pages. Summer Solstice guide: Make the most of the longest day of the year. – Set your alarm and greet the sun … Continue reading

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Checking in: Civil War buff Jeff Stike to release new history album

This time last year, we were gearing up to cover all angles of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. But before the re-enactors arrived en mass, I talked to Jeff Stike, a Peach Bottom Township musician with an … Continue reading

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New releases: ‘Lazaretto’ by Jack White, ‘Cosmos,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ game

Each week, we’ll post our picks for new albums, DVDs, books and video games. Leave a comment to share your picks. HEAR: White raises hell on new CD Jack White is back with his spine-tingling, speaker-shredding brand of blues/rock. The … Continue reading

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