• Michael Upton, a self-proclaimed Disney die-hard, loved “Tomorrowland.” He says, “Get out and see this delightful film.” (Photo from comingsoon.net)
    ‘Tomorrowland’ & ‘Poltergeist': The future is scary

    Disney is back to being genius. “Tomorrowland” opened for the long Memorial Day weekend, and although theaters were quieter than normal, the new Disney film — loosely based on a park attraction — locked up the No. 1 spot...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Something to wine about

    With what seems to be a new brewery or festival announced every month, it is obvious beer is king in this county. But there are some advances going on with other beverages in the area. So, Hop’in...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Joss Whedon and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Movies need good directors There was no doubt the latest movie in the Avengers franchise would take the top spot at the box office, but “Avengers: Age of Ultron” rocketed past estimates and now sits second on...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • The cast of Spamalot poses for a photo opening at the Ephrata Performing Arts Centeron April 30, 2015 in Ephrata.
    A belly full of laughter: EPAC presents ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’

    For most who know my father-in-law, Jake Law, he is the last person they would expect to see walking into an opening weekend performance of “Spamalot” at EPAC. Other than an unhealthy obsession with “Phantom of the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    Trolley’n for brews

    Enjoy the ride to three local craft breweries May 15 Everyone knows the best way to get to any bar or brewery is not to drive; well, Bill Donecker has come up with a unique way to...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Among the many starts of “Furious 7” are (left to right) Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, the late Paul
Walker and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges.
    ‘Furious 7’: for Paul

    Over the weekend, the latest installment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise continued to dominate the box office. “Furious 7” has now surpassed “Frozen” to move into the fifth position of highest grossing films of all time...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Crowlers at St. Boniface

    Look! It’s growler. It’s a can! It’s a Crowler! Ever since humankind began making beer, we also started to find better ways to move it. From big, wooden, bulky barrels to streamlined aluminum cans equipped with temperature-sensing...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Artist Mara Berzins leads the class through the painting of a
butterfly on a sunflower.
    Crafts & Draughts at JoBoy’s

    Josh Shelley wants you to unlock your inner artist … over a couple of beers. Shelley, the owner of Lancaster-based Crafts & Draughts, is bringing his artistic activities to JoBoy’s Brew Pub every second Tuesday. Crafts &...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • LR20150402_CEntReelReviews
    Reel Reviews: ‘Get Hard’ and ‘Insurgent’

    Laughing myself to sleep Over the weekend, Warner Bros. banked on the idea that Will Farrell is still a major box office draw … and they won. Despite coming in second behind the animated alien Oh (voiced...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Getting ready for Black Forest
Brewery’s first beer pairing
    Black Forest’s first pairing dinner this Sunday

    What does traditional English and Irish pub fare have to do with a brewery inspired by a hiking trail in northern Pennsylvania? Technically little, but the grub is the basis for what has morphed into Black Forest...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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