10 Reasons To Visit Downtown York This Summer

If you love bacon, beer and the beach, then a trip to York City might be worth your while this summer.

Downtown York might not be the island vacation you’ve been dreaming about, but you will be able to feel the sand between your toes during at least one York event this summer.

We spoke with Downtown Inc. marketing director Meagan Feeser and some downtown businesses about some of the events, attractions and activities coming to the city in the next few months.

See all ten reasons by clicking here:

http://www.flipsidepa.com/region-yorkhanover/ci_28145589/10-reasons-visit-downtown-york-this-summer?source=most_viewed

If Lancaster’s First Friday Is A Taste, ArtWalk Is The Full Smorgasbord

How do you keep a good thing going?

You keep it fresh.  You keep it innovative.

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

And you keep it energized.

In the past three years, Lancaster’s Fall ArtWalk has been gaining momentum, and director Nick Mohler sees the city-wide event’s success as one based on change.

“I think ArtWalk is changing.  I’m seeing galleries trying new things,” says Mohler.  “There’s been a lot of discussion with local art groups to put on performance art, which is something I think will come more into focus in the spring next year.”

Reading GoggleWorks – Transforming The City Of Reading

Reading's Pagoda seen from Skyline Drive

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This sounds like the recipe for Velveeta cheese except we aren’t using Colby, Swiss and Cheddar.  Take a bunch of abandoned industrial buildings, fix ’em up, blend in a heapin’ helpin’ of the arts and see what you get!  Revitalization in Reading, PA!

Read the story below:

http://www.newpa.com/strengthen-your-community/success-stories/the-revivalists/index.aspx

West Reading, An Economic Success Story

Read this inspirational article about how West Reading transformed their stagnant downtown into a destination shopping area with 144 stores, restaurants and art galleries.

http://www.newpa.com/strengthen-your-community/success-stories/the-making-of-main-street/index.aspx