Monthly Archives: February 2009

Another town’s mayor

So, it’s a stretch to relate this to city living, but I’m going to give it a shot. The other day York City Councilman Cameron Texter pointed my attention to a recent episode of the Colbert Report, which featured John … Continue reading

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Another coffee option gone, for now

A sign on the York Coffee Co., the coffee shop at the corner of King and Beaver streets, right next to City Hall, indicates that it’s closed, but it looks temporary. The sign says it will reopen soon under new … Continue reading

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New things popping up …

There are a couple of South George Street developments I’ve been meaning to point out for a while. The Futer Bros. building has been growing. Think we’ll see more buildings growing up? There’s not a whole lot of land available, … Continue reading

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Bye, $20.

Well, it didn’t take long. You’d think all that writing about the city raising parking ticket fines would make me a little more careful. But today I was issued my first $20 ticket. It’s probably my fifth or sixth ticket … Continue reading

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Missed the noise

Sometimes we complain about it being noisy in the city, but this weekend I sort of missed it. I was visiting my grandmother on her farm in Clearfield County. She lives back a dirt road and there aren’t any neighbors, … Continue reading

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Is it the economy?

Today, I was walking in the first block of South George Street when a woman stopped me and held out a cup with a few dollars in it, asking for change. I’m not sure, but I think this is the … Continue reading

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Neighborhood problems

Two people recently interviewed for this story handle the issues in theirneighborhood a bit differently. Jeff Snyder is frustrated with what he believes is a lack of response frompolice to deal with drug dealers in his neighborhood. So he painted … Continue reading

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Food and conversation

Yesterday, I had lunch at Mezzogiorno in Central Market. It was hopping, as usual. We had to stalk for a table for a few minutes before snagging a pair of barstools. While eating, I saw a friend, two sources that … Continue reading

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Looking around

The other day, as I interviewed a city businessman, he mentioned that although he’s walked the city streets many, many times, he’ll still discover a new building or something else that he had never noticed before. As we walked North … Continue reading

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White Rose coming down

Business reporter Kevin Horan has a story today about the White Rose Bar & Grill undergoing renovations. They’re renovating the cafe area and making more outdoor seating. But one of the biggest changes: the big white rose over the doors … Continue reading

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