Category Archives: downtown shopping

York’s First Friday will feature sixth ‘Jazz in the City’ show

March’s First Friday in York will feature its sixth Jazz in the City concert, which is part of the monthly concert series featuring artists from around the region, according to a release from York Mayor Kim Bracey’s office. The March 6 show … Continue reading

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Is York’s retail growth here to stay?

Indigo Bleu, a clothing boutique, is set to open in just a few days on West Philadelphia Street — becoming the latest in a flurry of retail starts and expansions. Our business reporter, Gary Haber, noted the trend in a … Continue reading

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York’s First Friday schedule kicks off tonight

It’s the end of the week, and York’s First Friday event is back for a new year. Downtown Inc., which leads the monthly event series, recently announced a year’s worth of themes aimed at again bringing people downtown for fun.

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Men’s Night Out in York City

Erin McCracken wrote about an upcoming shopping event catered to the men of York City. Here’s what she wrote on the FlipSide blog. Men might feel more terrified than merry this time of year if they have no clue what … Continue reading

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Drink up, help YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run

Several downtown businesses are selling cups filled with perks to help raise money for YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run.

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Finding my niche in York through foodie contest

It’s been tough for me to find a sense of community since moving to York two years ago. When my boyfriend and I signed what will be my third-year lease on our apartment, I kind of felt like things were … Continue reading

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Downtown York merchants feature giveaways

I forgot earlier this week that I had entered a drawing on Facebook for a necklace from The Watchmaker’s Daughter in York. I was busy at work when I got a text from a friend after they saw my name … Continue reading

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True Life: I’m a Townie

My college experience took me away for four years but since graduating in August, I’ve been back in my hometown of York. When I first returned, I  constantly complained that my friends were either still away at school or had … Continue reading

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New Hub Store named Merchant of the Month

The New Hub Store has been named York’s downtown Merchant of the Month for August. The store, which sells upscale mens clothing including suits, shirts, athletic wear and accessories, is at 51 S. George St. The New Hub Store is … Continue reading

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Green event to close North Beaver Street Saturday

Beaver Street will be closed from Market Street to Philadelphia Street in York Saturday.    Central Market vendors and shop owners on North Beaver Street will host “Go Green in the City” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in an … Continue reading

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