Monthly Archives: August 2009

A very city weekend

This weekend was one of the few times I’ve spent nearly the whole thing in the city. On Saturday, I helped a friend move from one apartment in the Avenues to another apartment in the Avenues. Both apartments are on … Continue reading

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Ghosts among the books?

In case you haven’t heard, a ghost might be haunting the shelves of the York Emporium. Check out Jim Lewin’s blog for a little background. But to give you the short version, the Paranormal Activity Research Association was there in … Continue reading

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News from markets

The Market and Penn Farmers Market group will meet at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Wed. Aug. 26) at Union Lutheran Church, 408 W. Market St., York. They’re planning the Broccoli Blast/Taste of Market event. And Central Market is welcoming a new … Continue reading

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Skatepark stuff

If you have a minute, check out YDR photographer Bil Bowden’s photos, story and video on Reid Menzer Memorial Skatepark. You’ll see some people doing some impressive things, and you’ll see some people doing things that appear to really, really … Continue reading

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Residential parking permits available for fair

Residential parking permits for the 2009 York Fair will be available Monday through Sept. 19, according to a news release. The permits will be distributed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the city’s revenue office, in City Hall, … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Avenues

The second annual celebration of the “birth” of the Avenues neighborhood will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 500 block of Linden Avenue. The event is open to Avenues residents. Bring your own lawn chairs. … Continue reading

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Bistro 19 has its liquor license

A sign outside Bistro 19 indicates the restaurant now has its liquor license and begins serving today. In other restaurant news, I attempted to go to Mezzogiorno today, forgetting that they are closed through Sept. 6 while they are in … Continue reading

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Upcoming neighborhood events

I’ve gotten a few e-mails this week about events coming up. Here they are: The city’s Olde Towne East neighborhood will hold a back-to-school ice cream party for the neighborhood’s kids from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at Renaissance … Continue reading

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Lunch at Bistro 19

Bistro 19 is one of those places I’ve often thought about going, but I didn’t get there until this week. I like to get downtown for lunch, but my schedule doesn’t always allow it. But I had some interviews downtown … Continue reading

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Sidewalk loans available

York property owners can get low-interest loans to improve their sidewalks through a city partnership with Fulton Bank. Through the partnership, property owners can get home equity loan with a low monthly payment.  Property owners can contact one of the … Continue reading

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