Foodstrucks have been rolling along York streets for decades

Linked in/Neat stuff: Dead Red Bats/Bury’s burgers in Springettsbury
foodstruck
Long before Foodstruck invaded York County for two events, food trucks – or food cycles – patrolled the streets of York County, Pa. The Yorkco Ice driver sits on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle – much later made in York. For a third time, Foodstruck will come to York – to Penn Park Sunday, Aug. 31. Also of interest: Foodstruck event offers insight about the direction York is heading.

+++

foodstruck1
How’s this for a unlikely combo: Bierman’s sells ice cream and oysters – two iconic York County dishes? Of Sunday’s third Foodstruck – this one at a new location in Penn Park – an organizer said: “We’re trying to turn it into an all-day, more festival feel,” Given said. Also of interest: Can once-grand Penn Park become grand again?

Other neat stuff from all over … .

The national anthem turns 200 this year, but people still have strong feelings about how it ought to be sung.’ So says a subhead on a York Daily Record/Sunday News story on the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’

The story also tells about an early York County connection with the National Anthem.

+++

Made in York

Yes, even baseball and softball bats, as in Dead Red Bats, are made here. 

++

Speaking of food: This look at Bury’s in Springettsbury’s is about as detailed as you can get. Btw, if you’re grilling this holiday  weekend, check out:  Bury’s recipe.

+++
Belated medal: Alonzo Cushing, killed at Gettysburg, gets the Medal of Honor.

+++
History mystery: Check out this iconic York County place:

*Top photos courtesy of York County Heritage Trust

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

This entry was posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local journalism & Web, Nostalgia & memories, Wheels of York, YorkEats: Hogmaw & such and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.