Category Archives: food

Five things to know about York’s proposed food cart ordinance

York City Council members have been served a slew of new recommendations for  regulating mobile food-cart vendors on Continental Square and beyond. The proposals come from an ad-hoc group created months ago by the council. Members of the committee included … Continue reading

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York to take another look at adding food carts downtown

After months of deliberation, an ad-hoc mobile food committee has sent suggestions for amending York’s food cart regulations to City Council. The city allows only one licensed food cart vendor to operate on Continental Square, but the mobile food committee … Continue reading

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How does safety factor in to York’s mobile food debate?

I spent some time last month pounding the pavement, talking to York restaurant and business owners, as well as mobile food proponents, about whether food trucks and carts belong on city streets. I heard concerns about scarce foot traffic and … 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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Poll: Should York allow food trucks?

Should York allow food trucks in its central business district? Yes, trucks will bring more people downtown Yes, but only a limited number Undecided No, they’ll put brick and mortar restaurants out of business Created on Apr 22, 2014 View … Continue reading

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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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Healthy World Cafe in negotiations for a space

When we last checked in with Healthy World Cafe this fall, the pay-what-you-can eatery was quickly growing out of its temporary home at First Moravian Church on North Duke Street. With nearly 120 diners passing through its doors during monthly … Continue reading

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Big box or Mom-and-pop stores? What type of development do you want to see in York?

For one magnificent summer, I lived within walking distance of a Trader Joe’s food store. I’d load up my backpack with low-priced snacks, fruit, veggies and the hallmark Two-Buck Chuck — a $2 bottle of wine. It was glorious.

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City Council hammers out details of food-cart committee

City Council was admittedly working backwards when it hammered out details on a resolution to establish an ad-hoc food cart committee during a work session Wednesday night. Members were named to the new committee, which has been charged with  researching … Continue reading

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York looks to food cart committee for resolution

Officials are pinning their hopes for a resolution to York’s lengthy food cart debate on a recently established food cart committee. Set to meet this week, the committee, which contains members from restaurants, City Council, Central Market, mobile food vendor … Continue reading

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