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  • 20
    Apr

    eARTh Day Treasures

    What better way to honor Mother Earth than with recycling? How about celebrating recycling by turning recycled items into art? The York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) proves that “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure” by inviting York County high school students to participate in an art contest involving recycled and “trashed” materials each […]

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  • 13
    Apr

    Give Back to Community When You Give Local York: Friday, May 4

    Every year, hundreds of York County nonprofits offer time, money, manpower, and other crucial resources in service to the York community. As a way to give back to these impactful York nonprofits, the first-ever Give Local York hosted by the York Federal Fellows Alumni Association will take place Friday, May 4. The main focus of […]

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  • 06
    Apr

    Downtown First Awards: Honoring Those Who Give Back to York

    Downtown Inc will recognize businesses, organizations and individuals who put Downtown York first through their commitments of time, advocacy and resources during the 18th Annual Downtown First Awards sponsored by The Glatfelter Agency. This year’s Downtown First Awards will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 12, at Logos Academy, 250 W. King St., York. […]

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  • 23
    Mar

    Easter Fun in York County

    This year, Easter happens to fall on April Fools’ Day, and it’s right around the corner — no joke. If you’re still trying to figure out your Easter plans, mark your calendars for a few Easter-themed events happening in York. Spring Mani Mixer: Friday, March 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Need a new manicure for Easter? Want […]

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  • 16
    Feb

    Rockin’ the Roots of American Music: Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival

    The artists and the artistry, the rockin’ and the rhythms, the sounds from the sax and soul: Discover the ultimate live music experience in Central Pennsylvania with the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, March 9–11. More than a music festival, this event brings together more than 60 artists from across the world for a celebration […]

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  • 14
    Feb

    Restaurant Week: Exploring the Flavors of Downtown York Cuisine

    Foodies and savory seekers alike, you’ll be in for a treat. Satisfy your taste buds with a variety of flavors that downtown York restaurants have to offer during the 8th Annual Restaurant Week. Between February 24 and March 3, you have the opportunity to visit York’s best restaurants, market stands, bars, cafes, and pop-ups, and […]

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  • 09
    Feb

    Expressions of Love: Valentine Heart Sandwich Cookies

    A certain amount of sweetness reigns during the month of February. Next to jewelry-store surprises and long-stemmed roses, what could be more special than an expression of love of the edible kind? Cookies, it seems, are a way to reach anyone’s heart — a task easily achieved with Valentine Heart Sandwich Cookies. These cookies are inspired […]

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  • 12
    Jan

    Coats of Friendship: A Story of Warming Hearts and Individuals Throughout York County

    It’s January, and we’re just now starting to feel the effects of winter and are bundling up in our coats and scarves to brace the cold. Many of us may not stop to think about those less fortunate who don’t own a coat or gloves to keep them warm and protected from the harsh cold. […]

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  • 05
    Jan

    CelebrateARTS in York County, Jan. 13–20

    Where can you participate in a silent disco scene, witness a mighty Wurlitzer organ demonstration, break out some hip-hop dance moves, and explore some wizardry and history? It all happens in York for CelebrateARTS Week, Jan. 13–20, a free community cultural celebration presented by the Cultural Alliance of York County. Through the generosity of sponsors […]

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  • 15
    Dec

    Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Guide

    Story and photography by Tonisha Price and Kirsten McWilliams for YRK Magazine Christmas Eve is almost here. For those procrastinators who still have last-minute Christmas shopping to do, don’t stress. If you find yourself stumped about what to get for a family member or friend in these remaining days to Christmas, discover some last-minute gift ideas […]

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  • 26
    Nov

    Celebrate with Taste: National Cake Day

    The Fall Harvest Trifle is a neat spin on the traditional cake recipe. Its soft layers of fluffy pumpkin cake, sweet vanilla custard, and cinnamon sautéed apples topped with whipped cream would be the perfect treat to make for family and friends this holiday season. In honor of National Cake Day this Nov. 26, give […]

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  • 22
    Nov

    Join in #GivingTuesday in York, Tuesday, Nov. 28

    #GivingTuesday is a nationwide event that encourages people around the country to give back on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Founded in 2012 by the people at 92nd Street Y, a cultural center in New York City, #GivingTuesday is a day that has brought people together around the value of making a return for all that […]

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  • 21
    Nov

    Celebrate with Taste: National Stuffing Day

    With Thanksgiving only two days away, you’re likely thinking about or are already well on your way to preparing your Thanksgiving dinner feast. And what could be more closely associated with Thanksgiving than stuffing? The National Day Calendar proudly proclaims Nov. 21 as National Stuffing Day. Although the origins of this holiday are obscure, the […]

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  • 17
    Nov

    Shop Small in Downtown York

    Story and photos by Kirsten McWilliams Shop small in downtown York where you can find great deals and exclusive item offerings for Black Friday, Nov. 24, and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25. Below are some of the many places in downtown York you can visit for holiday gift items you can find only from York’s […]

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  • 10
    Nov

    Holiday Events in York, Pennsylvania

    No matter how many festivals and events York hosts during the spring, summer and fall, holiday events in York, Pennsylvania, can’t be overlooked. From seasonal musical performances to unique holiday shopping experiences and traditions such as Light Up York, York is home to more gifts than anything you could physically buy. Perhaps the best gift […]

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  • 03
    Nov

    Arts Destinations of Downtown York

    Downtown York’s arts community continues to grow with dynamic artists and equally dynamic arts destinations to explore. Additionally, organizations such as the Cultural Alliance of York County, Creative York, York College, the Appell Center for the Performing Arts and many others offer art-enriching activities and public programs throughout the year. Below are just a few […]

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  • 25
    Oct

    Chef George Sheffer: Fueling the Cuisine of York, PA

    To experience the flavor of downtown York, you don’t need to look any farther than the city’s emerging restaurant scene. We asked the chefs from our Autumn 2017 edition cover story to give us their thoughts on cooking for and serving in York’s culinary community. This week, we introduce you to Executive Chef George Sheffer […]

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  • 19
    Oct

    Chef Taylor Davis: Fueling the Cuisine of York, PA

    To experience the flavor of downtown York, you don’t need to look any farther than the city’s emerging restaurant scene. We asked the chefs from our Autumn 2017 edition cover story to give us their thoughts on cooking for and serving in York’s culinary community. This week, we introduce you to Chef Taylor Davis of […]

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  • 12
    Oct

    Chef Hamir Patel: Fueling the Cuisine of York, PA

    To experience the flavor of downtown York, you don’t need to look any farther than the city’s emerging restaurant scene. The chefs of York are embracing more cultural cuisines and pairing culinary innovation with farm-to-table cultivation. We asked the chefs from our Autumn 2017 edition cover story to give us their thoughts on cooking for […]

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  • 06
    Oct

    Executive Chef Abby Shelley: Fueling the Cuisine of York, PA

    To experience the flavor of downtown York, you don’t need to look any farther than the city’s emerging restaurant scene. The chefs of York are embracing more cultural cuisines and pairing culinary innovation with farm-to-table cultivation. We asked the chefs from our Autumn 2017 edition cover story to give us their thoughts on cooking for […]

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  • 03
    Oct

    Welcome to the new YRK Magazine website!

    The members of our YRK team are proud to unveil this dynamic web presence complementing the redesign of YRK Magazine that launched earlier this year. As you explore our site, you’ll discover a few new features to enhance your YRK digital experience with us: Every story from each new issue of the magazine presented in […]

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