Category Archives: Nichole Dobo

Message in a box

You just have to see these photos. The talents duo from Susquehanna Photographic took detailed pictures of the items found recently in a city time capsule. Awesome work.

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Mapping out city crimes

A Web site has started taking the city’s online crime data and posting it on a map. Get more information and get a link to the Web site at Record Tracker, a blog about open records.

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Muppets and online comments

Many of the most heated online conversations have to do with city topics. Here’s a video I stumbled across. What do you think of it? (Stick with it through the first 25 seconds.)

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Ice ice baby

The word icicle makes me think of dainty sticks dangling from the rooftop. I need a different word for this. Mega-icle, maybe? This giant has been growing on the side of my apartment building since the winter storm. It’s two … Continue reading

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A wedding bargain

As a devote thrift store shopper, I come across some awesome finds every once in a while. Last week, I found a Vera Wang wedding dress at the Goodwill on Roosevelt Avenue. Price: $20. As many women know, Vera Wang’s … Continue reading

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The best UPS driver ever

So, to update on my last post, I went out to pick up my packages and met the UPS driver. I told him I was sorry for missing him twice, and he was great about it. He told me to … Continue reading

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Special delivery

Last week, I was expecting a package from UPS. We kept missing each other, mostly because they insist on delivering during times when I have to be a work. Sorry UPS delivery guy, it is not possible for me to … Continue reading

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Walking weather leads to discoveries

Last evening after work I went for a walk downtown and noticed a three new businesses. First, on North Queen Street we saw a sign advertising restaurant space. It would be great to have a neighborhood place to grab some … Continue reading

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I love gardens PART II

As it turns out, a group of friends and I might get a plot in the city to plant our garden. It’s a program run by the United Way, and you share space (and the workload) with others who garden … Continue reading

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I love gardens

If you love gardening (or have been inspired to start by our First Lady) but don’t have a yard, here’s some info on a community garden as written in a news brief by my co-worker Teresa Boeckel. This community garden … Continue reading

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