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.
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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Feb 2
Feb 2

Restaurant Week in York, PA: What You Shouldn’t Miss When Dining Out

The savoring and flavoring, the tapas and taverns … Restaurant Week York (#RWYork), Feb. 25–March 4, offers you the seat to experience York’s tastiest culinary offerings. This year, several new establishments make their #RWYork debut, diversifying the dining options in downtown York and beyond. How should you make the most of these eight days of […]

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Feb 4
Feb 4

5 York-Area Businesses for Valentine’s Day Gifts With Local Love

It’s no surprise that hearts begin to race at the mention of Valentine’s Day, but it may not be for the first reason that comes to mind. Searching for the ideal gift for your loved one can cause quite the adrenaline rush. Your special someone deserves something special, not from a big-box retailer. Five York-area businesses answered […]

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Dec 4
Dec 4

Development Follows the Food: Downtown York and York College Partner to Enhance City’s Culinary and Hospitality Scene

When we think of hospitality, we often think of warm welcomes and full stomachs, but there’s much more to hospitality than simply serving food and pouring drinks. Hospitality professionals plan, design and manage events to create unforgettable experiences. Behind the doors of 59 E. Market St., York College of Pennsylvania’s (YCP) new home for the […]

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Dec 6
Dec 6

Shopping to Shape Success: York College Students Go to Market With Business Idea

York’s Central Market is home to a flourishing community of business professionals and creative entrepreneurs. Among those entrepreneurs are local college students learning to run their own small business. “Our goal has always been to make York city a college town,” says Central Market’s Chief Operating Officer Cindy Steele. Students involved in York College of […]

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Nov 4
Nov 4

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: How York Does #GivingTuesday

’Tis the season for giving. After indulging in the homecooked delicacies of Thanksgiving and the consumer rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the charitable part of the giving season is here, #GivingTuesday. The Story of #GivingTuesday Each year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, a worldwide movement promoting philanthropy takes place, #GivingTuesday (Giving Tuesday). #GivingTuesday […]

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Nov 3
Nov 3

Meet The Makers — Personalities Behind the Presents at YRK Pop: Merry Marketplace

Give gifts that pop with York’s personality this holiday season. From handcrafted jewelry, knitwear, and holiday decor to home-cooked treats, YRK Pop: Merry Marketplace is your destination on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, for handmade gifts for everyone on your list. When you shop small and local, you have the opportunity to connect with the […]

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Nov 5
Nov 5

Nurturing Community Through Nourishment

Lush lettuce, abundant broccoli, crisp cabbage and succulent string beans: The bounty of the autumn harvest appears. What makes this harvest from York Fresh Food Farms (FFF) so special is that it comes from the heart of York city. Sweet potatoes and Lake Flat Dutch cabbages were two abundant crops on the farm this season. […]

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Sep 2
Sep 2

Nourished by Community

“You are what you eat.” This oft-repeated expression reflects our cultural connections to food as a part of our identity. We hold onto that identity in the heirloom recipes passed down through the generations in our families. We manifest that identity in our kitchens and through the preparation of dishes that reflect our current lifestyle […]

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Sep 1
Sep 1

Nurturing the Spirit to Serve

At the heart of Pennsylvania’s tourism capital, the call to service comes from the front desks, the kitchens and the classrooms. The call also comes from York College’s innovative hospitality management major program. To an aspiring hotelier, destination marketing specialist or event manager, the program itself serves the diverse needs of its students by preparing […]

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