Monthly Archives: March 2009

Wondering about windows

So whenever I drive up North George Street, I can’t help but peek at the corner apartments on the Codo building. I want to know if their curtains are open. The corner apartments are the “urban glass boxes” that have … Continue reading

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Penn Market Friends

I just received an e-mail reminding me that the York Historic Farmers Market Association (also known as the Market Friends) is holding a meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Union Lutheran Church. Attendees should use the Penn Street entrance. Linda … Continue reading

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Tour neighbors’ homes

The York Young Professionals Home Tour is coming up May 8. Eight homes in four city neighborhoods will be featured this year, including a “penthouse” at 18 S. George St., according to the YYP Web site.  This year’s reception will … Continue reading

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I love gardens PART II

As it turns out, a group of friends and I might get a plot in the city to plant our garden. It’s a program run by the United Way, and you share space (and the workload) with others who garden … Continue reading

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Coming attractions

I’ve seen several notices about upcoming city events recently, so I’m going to round them all up here. Flipside beat me to this one, but here it is. Go Green In the City with the Beaver Street Merchants Association from … Continue reading

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I love gardens

If you love gardening (or have been inspired to start by our First Lady) but don’t have a yard, here’s some info on a community garden as written in a news brief by my co-worker Teresa Boeckel. This community garden … Continue reading

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Parking sticker update

Last week, I wrote about these stickers I’ve seen posted on the parking meters in my block. I’ve left several messages at the city’s parking bureau with no response. But today I talked to Joshua George, the chairman of the … Continue reading

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Speaking of noise

The other night, I had my semi-regular phone chat with my sister, who lives in West Virginia. Sometime during the conversation, she said “You must have your windows open.” She thought that because she heard the vrrrooom of what she … Continue reading

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In a hurry?

On Saturday evening, I was making my way back into the city and stopped at Chinatown Express on West Market Street to pick up dinner. I parked at a meter, and someone parked at the meter in front of me. … Continue reading

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New Thai option

Forgive me if I’m just behind on this one, but over the weekend I noticed a sign for a new Thai restaurant at the old National Grill, in the first block of North Beaver Street. Esaan has a Web site … Continue reading

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