This holiday season, look for a unique gift that will bring joy to your foodie friends, beauty babes, techie teammates and more. We’ve got some interesting finds for even the most hard to please people. Foodie Friends Go local and buy...
For those of you that enjoy a good read or are enthusiastic about books, you’re not going to want to miss this year’s Book Festival! For the past six years, this fun and informative festival has been held by...

Bookmarks

by Harvey Freedenberg Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics by Dan Harris and Jeff Warren with Carlye Adler (Spiegel & Grau $26, 304 pages) If, like most in the West, the word meditation conjures up for you visions of men with shaved...
This year brings the 51st annual Artsfest to Harrisburg's Riverfront Park. Each year, Jump Street puts careful consideration into what vendors, artists and demos will headline the event. Shannon King, a Maine-native will be bringing his printing press to this...
by Joanne Kaldy There is something intriguing about the early 1960s, the era portrayed in the TV show Mad Men. Maybe it’s the fashions—skinny ties and hats for men and, for women, matching shoes and purses, gloves, and hair styles...
by Rick Dapp It’s been some time since Harrisburg has seen the spectacle of a film production company making a major motion picture, or even part of one, in the city or nearby environs. From a public perspective, nationally and...
by Alison Greggory “I never really intended it to happen, like, at all,” says Ian Morrison. He sits on a leather chair in a living room-like set up in the front of his bike shop. “My friends who,  helped get...
As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 is ushered in, we all reminisce about the year's events and the wisdom we've gained. It is no different for us here at Harrisburg Magazine & Lehigh Valley Magazine. Our staff...
by Harvey Freedenberg If we’ve connected on Twitter or Facebook you know this isn't the only place where I review books. Of all the books I reviewed anywhere this year, these are the dozen that brought me the most pleasure. FICTION 1....
WORDS BY CASSIE MILLER Snarky, quick-witted and limitlessly talented, Richard Reilly may be a Midstate resident, but he's also a treasured relic of a time long past. Reilly, a musician, founded first-wave punk band  Victims and played with the Misfits...