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Foodstruck event offers insight about direction York, Pa., is heading

The Foodstruck event the other day was successful in every respect. Just the 8,500-plus who made it there to munch on the Foodstruck fare made it so. Beyond the obvious, the event helps underscore a change that has been taking place for years in York, Pa. As the the following photos show, the event brought swarms of people to the arts district, scene of many downtown festivities nowadays.

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York’s Central Market’s space is something that’s marketable

I’ve run such a scene before on this blog. That one came from a different direction, Central Market’s balcony. Like this one, it was a community event at the Central Market. That wonderful markethouse has a lot of assets, including … Continue reading

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Picturing History: Who says things never change in York, Pa.?

Then and now. Then was 1890, top. Now is 2014, below. This is the view looking east in the first block of York, Pa.’s, West Philadelphia Street in York.

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Picturing History in York: When faces of 1941 cross paths with shoppers in 2014

Picturing York, a series of photographs combining the old and the new with a special technological flare, chose York, Pa.’s, Central Market as its first topic. It’s a good choice. The market is an icon of York and a central player in the burgeoning arts district.

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Photos of Statue of Liberty, Woodstock and other historic dog day events

August has seen its share of major historic events in America, and this ydr.com Media Center site lists a bunch of them – Woodstock, V-J Day and the cornerstone of the Statue of Liberty being placed. This description accompanies the 30-plus Media Center photos:

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York’s Central Market, as you’ve never seen it

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Jason Plotkin took a micro look at York’s massive Central Market. So, here’s Jay’s close-up of a sunflower from Dennis Fitz’s fruit and vegetables stand, one of a gallery of such photos on ydr.com’s Media Center.

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Touting York County’s history – right now – via new social media video tool

The American War Mothers monument is a little-known marker in the center of York, Pa.’s, Penn Park. It was dedicated after World War II to honor those who served, were wounded and died, a number that collectively totaled more than 20,000 in York County.

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Noted artist William A. Falkler’s work fascinates former Yorker

This photo of William A. Falkler was published in connection with a retrospective exhibit at York, Pa.’s, Bradley Academy in 2005. ‘Just because it’s a retrospective doesn’t mean the artist isn’t still creating fresh work,’ the caption stated. It quoted the artist, then 79, saying, ‘I’ll paint until I die. It’s part of my life.’

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Best Gettysburg 150 moments: First of two re-enactments highlights weekend

Two Texans, re-enactors with the Confederate Red River Battalion, are part of those arriving in Gettysburg, Pa., for this weekends re-enactment, one of two planned as part of Gettysburg 150. The re-enactment is one of a slew of activities in southcentral Pennsylvania this weekend in the buildup to observances next week of Gettysburg 150. For a detailed calendar of events, see Gettysburg 150.

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Central Market, as you’ve never seen it: Linked in to York County, Pa., history, June 7, 2013

‘The First Supper” is opening on First Friday in York, Pa., tonight. The glasswork will be shown in Rudy Collective’s exhibit, ‘The First Supper.’ That exhibit features a variety of media from woodwork, mosaics and stained glass to light fixtures, birdhouses and sculptures. That’s York’s Central Market visible through the stained-glass panel, which places the exhibit at 38 North Gallery, 38 N. Beaver St.

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