YRK Exclusives

Check out the next chapters of some of your favorite YRK Magazine stories, and get to know other individuals and businesses shaping the face of York, PA.
Aug 4
Aug 4

York Mural Works Enliven Royal Square District

In their hands, paint becomes a medium of communication and conversation. But where words leave off, art picks up by bringing people together through a shared experience. York’s Royal Square neighborhood now has one more element added to its outdoor arts experience: six murals that have transformed cinder block and stucco walls into art wonders. […]

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Jul 2
Jul 2

Brandi LM (Brandi L. Mummert): Emerging Artist in York, PA

We had such a great response to our emerging artists feature, and we have more stories of young talent to share with you. This week, we’re profiling Brandi LM (Brandi L. Mummert) and what she’d like to do with music in her future. Name: Brandi LM (Brandi L. Mummert) Age: 22 Brandi LM is a rock ‘n’ […]

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Jul 2
Jul 2

Telling Tales Through Art: Maryel Henderson and Kelly Pedersen

Stink bugs and shelties might not seem like two subjects that would ever go together in the same sentence. But for Maryel Henderson and Kelly Pedersen, shelties and stink bugs are just a part of the story for these two friends and artists who will feature their art at their first exhibitions at the York […]

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Jun 2
Jun 2

5 York-Area Spots to Catch Fourth of July Fireworks

With food vendors, games, prizes, arts and crafts, live entertainment and more, York and its surroundings are where you want to be for Fourth of July celebrations. We’ve compiled a list of five York-area locations for Fourth of July festivals and fireworks displays. July4York at PeoplesBank Park | Tuesday, July 4 Festivities: 5:30pm Fireworks: 9:30pm […]

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May 1
May 1

Celebrate Mom This Mother’s Day in York, PA

No matter how young or old you are, you can’t forget about mom on Mother’s Day. So, what do you to show your appreciation and love for mom? Downtown York and York County have no shortages of special events and activities perfect for a day out with mom. 42nd Annual Olde York Street Fair  The […]

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Apr 3
Apr 3

Taking Imagination to the Stage: The Strand-Capitol’s High School Playwriting Festival

Did you ever dream of watching the stories you’ve created come to a professional stage? This weekend, this dream will come true for 10 local high school students — and  you’re invited to join in on the experience. This Saturday, April 29, starting at 7:30 p.m., The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (soon to be the […]

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Mar 4
Mar 4

Sundays in York, Pennsylvania: Brandi Mummert

A lazy Sunday in York, Pennsylvania, is anything but boring. When I’m not catching up on York College coursework, I pack my Sundays with activities found only in my hometown. I start my morning with a rich cup of coffee from i-ron-ic on West Philadelphia Street. At i-ron-ic, I can get vegan superfood treats that […]

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Mar 4
Mar 4

8 Emerging Creative Art and Music Venues in York

It’s no secret that artistic talent pumps through the veins of York city, but there may be more to York’s art and music scenes than meets the eye. With new creative art and music venues popping up continually, you might find it hard keeping up with the new additions. Explore the following eight must-see emerging […]

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Mar 4
Mar 4

New Grounds for Community Gatherings

Here’s where award-winning coffee and savory meals satisfy more than our appetites. In addition to filling bellies with hot drinks, signature sandwiches and vegan-friendly treats like Z Wild cookies and homemade mac-n-cheese, New Grounds Roasting Co. has a way of satisfying the soul. The New Grounds Personality From live music to charity events and boxing […]

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Jan 6
Jan 6

Using York’s History to Revitalize Its Future

College courses teach students about history, but rarely does a course allow students to use history to build a revitalized future. This spring, students from York College of Pennsylvania (YCP) will partner with leaders in downtown York and immerse themselves in the work of revitalizing York. YCP’s new Economics of Urban Revitalization course will provide […]

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