Did You Know: Reservoir Park

Did You Know? Reservoir Park By Rick Dapp, Photography by Cassie Miller Reservoir Park is the largest municipal park in Harrisburg, taking up a portion of the Allison Hill neighborhood, and is home to a variety of attractions that include the...

Did You Know? Nancy Kulp

Words by Rick Dapp Nearly everyone is familiar with the celebrated Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles. Populated with seemingly countless stars imprinted in the sidewalk representing the famous, and sometimes infamous, those...

Did You Know? The Canal Zone

The Canal Zone By Rick Dapp, Photography by Cassie Miller If there’s one category in which Pennsylvania has been, arguably, the leader throughout U.S. history, its transportation. The Keystone State has been at the forefront of American infrastructure since the beginning...

Did You Know? Stackpole Books

Stackpole Books By Rick Dapp When Civil War re-enactors meet in early July to collectively reminisce and channel the participants at the Battle of Gettysburg more than 150 years past, they are, in a way, paying homage not only to those...
By Rick Dapp, Photography by Cassie Miller With the recent announcement by the U.S. Treasury Department that Harriet Tubman would grace the $20 bill and reposition Andrew Jackson to the obverse side of it, interest in the abolitionist leader who...

The Great Debate

By Rick Dapp Google is an interesting search engine – actually much more than simply a search engine – and infinitely mysterious to confirmed Luddites who use it to glean facts as they research articles for publication. It’s unclear if...

Did You Know?

By Rick Dapp; Photography by Jadrian Klinger The Peripatetic Monument By their very nature, monuments are solid objects permanently placed to remind us of the past, and Harrisburg, as well as the Central Pennsylvania area, is rich with granite and marble memorials...

Presidential Pups

By: Tracey Edgerly Meloni John Quincy Adams had an alligator, Martin Van Buren had two tiger cubs and Teddy Roosevelt had a menagerie of animals that included a rat and a black bear. For the most part, though, man’s best...
By: Eileen Voyles Memories of the Hershey Park Ballroom “I’m coming!” The moonlight flashed off the pearl necklace of 20-year-old Kathy Lewis as she rushed to rejoin her friends. The air was warm and electric; a summer Saturday night. Kathy had stayed...