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Dec 5, 2016

The 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Each year, more than half a million visitors – and 6,000 animals - arrive at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that this particular event is hailed as the nation’s largest indoor agricultural exposition. And while we can’t unveil what this year’s butter sculpture will be (trust us, we tried!), we can give you a few farm
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Nov 18, 2016

Holiday Films at Midtown Cinema

While you’ll find the usual suspects at this independent film cinema (popcorn, candy), you’ll also find a few other snacks that are less common. Like cappuccinos and ice cream. You can even bring in a beer from the brewery next-door . Nestled on the corner of Riley and 3rd streets, Midtown Cinema provides an inviting atmosphere to bring the family,
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Nov 18, 2016

Holiday Truffle Recipe

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the busiest! These chocolate truffles are an easy, impressive treat to make for friends and family. Plus, you can make the chocolate truffle base up to a week ahead of time and pull it out when you're ready to go for parties or deliver them as a hostess gifts. They're fast to make,
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Oct 26, 2016

What’s all the fuss with farm-to-table?

Taking it back to the old world ways Chef Lance Smith has been at The Millworks for a year and a half. He remembers eating there for the first time with his wife and thinking to himself, “I’d love to work here.” A few months later, he was in the kitchen as the executive chef and the rest, as they say, is history. We asked Chef Lance why the
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Oct 26, 2016

Honoring Our Veterans

On the first anniversary of World War I in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson marked November 11 as Armistice Day: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory." Armistice Day continued through 1954, when Veteran’s Day
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Oct 26, 2016

Nothing but Nightlife

Call up your best girls, group of guys, or your special sweetie and get ready for a night out in Downtown Harrisburg. Downtown Harrisburg’s Restaurant Row provides a unique setting for nightlife. The most popular spots are all along one street which makes getting to them super easy. Since going to and from each location is a breeze, it opens up
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Sep 29, 2016

Take a Peek at These Leaves

It’s the most colorful time of the year! The time of year when you can feast your eyes on fall foliage. Tucked within the hills and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains, The Hershey Harrisburg Region transforms into a festival of fall colors. Golden yellows. Rusty reds. Fiery oranges.
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Sep 29, 2016

Festive Fall Days and Sweetly Spooky Nights

Autumn days are ablaze with the colors of the season. With cold weather right around the corner, it’s best to soak in as much outdoor time during the weeks leading up to the holiday season as you can. So, spend cool fall days down on the farm (or in the orchard), and crisp nights with the sweet sensations in Hershey. Strites Orchard has been
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Sep 29, 2016

The Benefits of Bed & Breakfasts

When you discover the road less traveled, you’ll find a one-of-a-kind experience at one of our many charming bed and breakfasts. B&Bs have all the important extras of a hotel without the extra cost. Free WiFi, computer use, copiers, and faxes – everything you need to manage life while you’re away, along with a host of other great amenities to take
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Sep 12, 2016

Therapy Riding at PA National Horse Show

Are you a “horse person?” There are probably a lot of people who would say, "no." Sure, you like horses but you don’t own one or ride one and you’ve never been to a competition. So if you’re not a horse person, then why go to a horse show? Oh, so many reasons! But we want to start by highlighting one very special reason that may all-too-often go unnoticed.  
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