Category Archives: downtown

Guys, it’s “wee-co”

Weco [wee-co] noun  The roughly four-block area bordered by the Codorus, West Philadelphia and West Market Streets and Penn Street will be called Weco, short for west of the Codorus. An effort by Downtown Inc and a group of merchants … Continue reading

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“Weco”: Love it or … not?

For the past few months, York’s west end — the sometimes forgotten neighborhood across the Codorus — has been quietly mounting a push to tap into some of the uptick in foot traffic the city’s Royal Square and Beaver Street … 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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Will York City ever get a Wegmans?

Tuesday afternoon, we asked York County on our Facebook page, “FILL IN THE BLANK: I wish York County had _____.” Highlights include more than 75 votes for a Wegmans, the most of any single item. So, York County wants a … Continue reading

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“Keystone Crossroads” public radio project to hone in problems faced by Pa. cities

“Pennsylvania is crumbling, both literally and figuratively.” That’s how Chris Satullo starts his recent post about a statewide project that will focus on the plight of Pennsylvania’s cities and is soon to be rolled out by public radio reporters at … Continue reading

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Use homicide, crime maps to check city neighborhoods

I recently reported that police and city officials were touting a significant drop in crime in York since 1988 and citing improvements to the city’s market district in particular.

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City Council denies White Rose Bar and Grill expansion plan

A planned expansion by the White Rose Bar and Grill was voted down 5 to 1 by York City Council on Tuesday night. Councilman David Satterlee cast the lone dissenting vote as other members upheld the Historic Architectural Review Board’s … Continue reading

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Animal advocates speak against ordinance dealing with feral cats

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York issues street sweeping tickets in error

Did you get a street sweeping ticket Saturday morning even though it wasn’t your week to be swept?

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Big box or Mom and Pop? Many Yorkers say they want both

Last week, I posted a couple of thoughts on development in York and the possible benefits of local and national retailers in the downtown area. Then, I asked reader’s to weigh in on what type of development they wanted to … Continue reading

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