• Bryan Cranston (left) and John Leguizamo star in “The Infiltrator,” now in theaters. The movie tells
the true story of Robert Mazur, an undercover agent deep in the dangerous world of drug smuggling
    ‘The Infiltrator’

      The Bryan Cranston effect In real life, Robert Mazur risked everything — his life and the lives of his family members. No wonder the original cover of his book, “The Infiltrator: My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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    “That didn’t take long” was the comment I put up on Lititz Craft Beer Fest’s Facebook photo. The photo, courtesy of the Lititz Record Express, shows the backdrop of a previous festival with the words SOLD OUT...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Ephrata Brewfest: good libations

    The sun was shining Saturday, June 25, and the beer was flowing from 12 breweries as the first Ephrata Brewfest went off with success. Organizers promised the event’s return for 2017, and plan to make it bigger...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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    Hopin’ Around: Special travel edition: Bermuda

    This island destination has pink sand, palm trees, and … beer. Of course, while on vacation I made it a point to visit Bermuda’s only brewery and sample all their beers! I wasn’t the only one. Dockyard...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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    Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!

    Not without its bumps and setbacks, The Ephrata Brewfest is now definitely a go. More than a dozen brewers and several hundred beer fans will descend on downtown Ephrata’s Whistle Stop Plaza Saturday, June 25, for the...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Pretty soon, you won’t be
able to enjoy any more barrel-aged
Anniver5ary Hegemony
stout. Stop by St.
Boniface and try it while the
limited batch is still available.
    Bonifest featured three musical acts

    The Brew Review pairs Isaac’s food, beers Several months ago, I was having a beer at St. Boniface Craft Brewing when I ran into co-owner and brewer, Jon Northup. The brewery had just received a huge order...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • SUZETTE WENGER | Staff Photographer Brian Viera as Spike, Sharon Mellinger as Sonia, Ed Fernandez as Vanya and Cynthia Charles as Masha in “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center.
    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, interrupted

      Even though I was trained to be a Navy cook, when I reached my command onboard the U.S.S John F. Kennedy (CV-67) I was sent to the damage control division. My job for the rest of...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • LR20160609_ReelReviews
    ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ and ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’

    Comedies with colons There are good ideas … and there are good ideas gone wrong. So, which describes “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping?” Well … “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” is the story of Conner (Andy Samberg),...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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    Across the county line: York

      I crossed the county line to catch up with some new brew friends. I met JR Heaps and his fiancée at Meeting of the Malts in March. He had established himself at a table with a...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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    ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

    Early summer smackdown Not many people nerd-out on movies like I do, so you’ll have to pardon me and my talk about box office numbers for a minute. There is an epic showdown brewing, which will all...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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