Restaurant Week York PA

Looking for something to shake of the winter doldrums?  York is having a restaurant week starting today through March 1st!

“Giving foodies and foodie-wannabes the chance to celebrate the best York has to offer.”

 

Check out their Facebook page for more details!  Bon appetite!

 

https://www.facebook.com/RestaurantWeekYorkPA

 

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County

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Downtown York Benefits From Tourism Spike During Gettysburg 150 Events

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting York County

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

York, PA – When a wave of tourists descended during the recent 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, it sent a ripple effect through nearby economies.  Some of those visitors’ dollars ended up in downtown York.

People escaping overcrowded restaurants and shops at the event epicenter gave a boost to York businesses during what is typically a quiet holiday week, said David Albright, chef and owner of The Left Bank Restaurant and Bar at North George Street.

“The numbers have definitely been higher,” Albright said.

After fielding a high volume of advance bookings, the Yorktowne Hotel called in additional staff for Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the July 4th week.

Read more:  http://www.ydr.com/local/ci_23649056/downtown-york-benefits-from-tourism-spike-during-gettysburg

York City Residents Worry About 17 Percent Tax Hike

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York City home and business owners will pay 17 percent more in property taxes this year following the Saturday morning conclusion of a long and bitter debate over the city’s financial future.

That’s on top of an 11 percent increase this year. By far, city residents pay more in property taxes than residents of any other York County municipality.

For the owner of a $50,000 house, the tax bill will increase by $149.50 to a total of $1,018.50.

Read more: http://www.yorkdispatch.com/news/ci_19659779