Category Archives: Hot spot

Steve Billet and David Smith actualize their vision of Philadelphia Street: i-ron-ic

Delving away from the cookie cutter life style are Steve Billet and David Smith, owners of i-ron-ic, an eclectic antique and art shop, located at 256 W. Philadelphia St. Entering their shop is just short of an adventure with treasure at … Continue reading

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What You All Ought to Know About Magic: the Gathering

Friends… subscribers… confused people who found this post after Googling “flabbergasting” out to the fourth page… we are about to embark on a bold journey into the nation’s capitol… into that marble landscape which rose up so intrepidly from the … Continue reading

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Melissa Grove, owner of Sweet Melissa’s Dream, tells of her journey on Beaver Street

Melissa Grove, shop owner of Sweet Melissa’s Dreams on 38 N. Beaver St. is from a long line of market ancestors. “I come from a market family,” she said. Generations of her family held produce vendors within Central Market York. Due to her family history … Continue reading

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The Daughter’s Cafe

The Daughter’s Cafe is the new coffee place on Main Street in Spring Grove at High Pointe Commons. I am so excited to finally be able to get coffee in Spring Grove somewhere other than at a gas station or … Continue reading

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York Fair Food

This year marked the third annual trip to the York Fair in which food was the main focus. Christopher, my brother and I go to the fair simply to see the animals, art, and eat interesting food, mainly consisting of … Continue reading

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The Dice Are Your Enemy, Part III: Defeat, and Other Shenanigans

Through fluke, great luck, and a conservative board strategy I was judged 15th greatest TITAN player in the world this year at the World Board Game Championships, and thus became eligible for the first heat. It’s single elimination, so when … Continue reading

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The Dice Are Your Enemy, Part II: Wins and More Wins

Interesting observation: In the fantasy wargame bloodbath that is TITAN, there are no Ogres or Centaurs or Gargoyles. There are Ogs (pronounced “Oags”), Cents and Gargs. Gorgons are Gorgs. Behemoths are Bemurs or Beehees. Cyclopes are Cycs. Nobody has time for … Continue reading

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The Dice Are Your Enemy, Part I: A Mere Amateur

Some all-purpose advice from Nuffle, the god of luck, on any board game you might play: Your worst enemy is the dice. Avoid dice at all costs, because with dice there comes a chance of failure. My associate and I … Continue reading

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Usha Opens my Eyes to New Freedom

        Bright colorful lights, carnival rides, and Bonkey Bars, oh my! The secrets of New Freedom have been opened to me thanks to Usha, friend and fellow staff member of Teen Takeover; I experienced the small town … Continue reading

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Quick Question

Just a little survey: Who, if any, of the TT staff can I expect to see tomorrow at the York Ice Arena for the Book Nook Bonanza? I’d love to do a joint post about it.

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