Monthly Archives: September 2009

A tale of parking and Bike Night

Saturday morning, I found a note (pictured here — sorry, it was rained on before I got the photo.) taped to the window of my car.“Drivers you need to park at your house!” The end of the note is underlined … Continue reading

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Biz academy coming up

The city, AHEAD, Safer York and York College are hosting the York Businesse Academy, which runs Saturdays from Oct. 10 through Nov. 14. Classes are in city council chambers at 1 Marketway West, on the third floor. The academy is … Continue reading

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Like broccoli?

Market and Penn Street Farmers Market is having its first Broccoli Bash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10. Linda Birmingham, part of the market’s friends group, says the event will have food, games, music, prizes, food demonstrations, a … Continue reading

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A smoother Roosevelt Avenue is on the way

Those of you who have driven down Roosevelt Avenue recently have probably noticed that it’s a LOT smoother than it has been. Work to repave a portion of that street, from Pennsylvania Avenue to Philadelphia Street (extending onto Penn Street … Continue reading

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Eat at Denny’s, help parks

Between 7 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 24) and 7 a.m. Friday (Sept. 25), eating at Denny’s will benefit the York City Recreation and Parks Bureau. During that time, 10 percent of receipts will go to the parks bureau, according to a … Continue reading

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This drives me crazy

I wish I hadn’t been driving so I could have taken a picture of this. I often feel like driving through the city is kind of an obstacle course. You have to dodge the bikers, the people who wander into … Continue reading

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Help make the city pretty

It’s daffodil-planting time! An e-mail from the York County Community Foundation tells me that the 5th annual Daffodil Dig is Oct. 3. The goal is to plant 10,000 daffodil bulbs. Volunteers are needed to plant bulbs at: Farquhar Park, Broad … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar – free recycling bins

Free recycling bins are available for city curbside customers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15. Pick up the bins or buckets in Continental Square. Bring proof of customer status and city residence, such as your driver’s license or … Continue reading

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Finding a meal on a rainy night

On Friday night, I went home from work to find that both my fiance and I were too lazy to cook dinner. So we debated where to go. We talked about some downtown options, but it was raining a bit … Continue reading

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Parking, here and there

A co-worker shared this article from MSNBC about parking woes around the country. The article basically looks at how parking enforcement turned from a “public policy” into a moneymaker in many cities. There are lots of interesting tidbits in there. … Continue reading

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