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It’s been a while since I posted about Showbiz Pizza and other former York County pizza places, like Pappy’s. But while doing this week’s promised clean-out of e-mail, I found a couple of Showbiz comments, both of which were too good not to share. New commenter Kevin said he was

Remember my post on the old ad for Lydia A. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound? Well, Chris found me another York-related ad, not quite so old, but still neat. This one was for a York window-unit air conditioner. It, like the Lydia E. Pinkham ad, is from the Delaware area (the units

I love scrapbooks. In fact, I just went on a three-day scrapbooking retreat this past weekend, where I finished three Christmas albums and most of a 2008 album. Oh, and my high school album. (My 10-year reunion is this year. There’s a little bit of a delay.) Well, my husband

I have to give HUGE thanks to my friend Mandy for setting me straight on the identity of the former pizza shop in Dover, where the Moonlight Cafe is now. It was Salvo’s Pizza. Bless you, bless you, bless you, Mandy. I was beating my head into the wall trying

I had posted last week about Showbiz Pizza, predecessor to Chuck E. Cheese. Mark, checking in from Austria, had some fond memories of other yummy local pizza. He wrote: Does anyone remember Pappy’s Pizza? It used to be right off of 83 south on Leaders Heights Rd. When I was

There’s a Yorkism for you – “Outen the light!” It means, not surprisingly to turn out the light, and if you’ve read my thoughts on other Yorkisms like been and butter bread and whatfer, you’ll know that I think we stick with “outen” because it’s shorter than “put out” or