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Marietta Market to Return This Summer

   Hello friends and neighbors! We are back  and looking forward to a fabulous 2017  season. The Marietta Market has  been transplanted and now finds its  roots in the beautiful courtyard at  the Railroad House Inn on 280 West  Front Street in Marietta.  Rain? No problem, come inside  and stay dry and perhaps enjoy a

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Historic Marietta Bike Race to Take Place on July 8th

The Fourth Annual Historic Marietta Bike Race will be  taking over the borough streets this July 8th from 10:45 a.m.  to 4:00 p.m. Over one hundred and seventy cyclists will take  to the streets to race multiple laps, based on a category or age,  through a short, one-mile course on Gay Street, West Market,  South

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All Dogs Go To Marietta

Written by Trisha Ries   If you are lucky enough to have a dog, you want to  take them everywhere! Why should you have all of the  fun while your dog sits at home? That’s why I wanted  to put together a list of pet- friendly places in our area  where our four-legged family member

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For the Love of Beer

Written by Jack Ries The title says it all. We love beer, some of us more than others. The bubbly, bittersweet stuff has enjoyed a long and successful history, nearly as old as human history itself. In fact, the earliest evidence of beer is a 3,900-year-old Sumerian poem honoring Ninkasi, the patron goddess of brewing.

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Marietta Beer & Music Festival & Pub Crawl Coming on June 3rd

Written by Trisha Ries We all know that April showers bring May flowers, but Spring also presents one of the best pub crawls this side of the river! The Marietta Beer & Music Festival and Pub Crawl is upon us, and it’s bigger and better than ever! The pub crawl for this year is on

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Complete Spring Issue Wrap Up

That’s it for the Spring 2017 issue. If you’d like a paper copy, you can pick on up in one of the Blue Boxes around Marietta, or in one of the fine restaurants in town.   A complete PDF copy can be downloaded here. Soon we’ll start working on the next issue. You may submit

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What To Do About Those Pesky “Marietta Eagles”?

Written by Rick Washburn If you look up at the sky along the Susquehanna River, you may sight an eagle soaring gracefully high in the sky. It’s quite a thrill to see the symbol of American freedom, the great Bald Eagle, flying overhead. This article however, is not about our national bird, but about another

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There’s an exciting initiative underway in Marietta that is laying essential groundwork for effective strategic planning here in our little river town! The goal of a Borough-sponsored project, funded, in part, through the Lancaster County Conservancy’s Susquehanna Riverlands grant program, is to find out the best ways to leverage the Northwest Trail as an asset

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“Next To Normal” Playing at the Susquehanna Stage Company April 7-15

Great theatre not only entertains, it pushes boundaries and provokes thought. Next to Normal may not have Hamilton’s name recognition; however, it easily ranks as one of the greatest musicals of this century. Provocative and funny, topical and emotionally stirring, it’s the musical art form at its best. Lancaster area theatregoers now have a fantastic