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What’s a Fasnacht and Where Can I Get One?

What’s a Fasnacht and Where Can I Get One?

If this is a question you’ve been asking yourself recently, you’re not alone! Residents of Pennsylvania’s Americana Region can tell you, these little puffs of pillowy goodness are a pivotal part of an important tradition that takes place each and every year. To learn more about the fasnacht, and the traditional celebration of Fasnacht Day, courtesy of Pennsylvania’s Americana Region, read on!

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Celebrating Black History Month in PA’s Americana Region

Celebrating Black History Month in PA’s Americana Region

Every February, our country proudly celebrates and observes the contributions that African Americans have made to the history of our nation during Black History Month. For many years, Black history was lost, ignored, or repressed. It has only been in recent times that we as a nation have begun to educate ourselves on the importance of recognizing and praising the achievements of African American leaders, citizens, and communities.

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Do the Outdoors Differently this Winter in Berks County

Do the Outdoors Differently this Winter in Berks County

The winter season is a time of peace and natural beauty throughout Berks County, Pennsylvania. In this part of the country, wilderness and cold weather adventure abounds. When the temperatures begin to drop, the pristine tranquility of our local lands only gets better, transforming this corner of the map into a secluded winter wonderland. Check out these suggestions to get outside – a little differently, and experience Berks County this winter season.

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Support Local Restaurants Through Takeout and Delivery

Support Local Restaurants Through Takeout and Delivery

With the busy holiday season behind us, many families may be looking for a break from cooking meals and cleaning dishes. Order delicious takeout, curbside pickup or delivery from our local restaurants to give yourself a well-deserved break while supporting local businesses at the same time.

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Holiday Guide to Shopping Small in Berks County

Holiday Guide to Shopping Small in Berks County

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A time to give thanks, celebrate the joys of the season, and honor family traditions with your loved ones. For many, the day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, traditionally kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season, but this year may look a little different for many reasons.

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Let’s Go Local in West Reading, PA!

Let’s Go Local in West Reading, PA!

West Reading is a big place, but it’s much more than just an eclectic mix of business and homes; it’s a community with more than two centuries of illustrious history. As such, it can be a great way to enjoy new experiences, people, and places.

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Let’s Go Local in Oley, Pennsylvania

Let’s Go Local in Oley, Pennsylvania

The Oley Valley’s picturesque landscape makes it a popular destination for Sunday drives. Why wait for Sunday when there are shops, restaurants, and interesting places to explore every day of the week? It’s time to see what you’re missing!

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Let’s Go Local in Kutztown, PA!

Let’s Go Local in Kutztown, PA!

You may think of Kutztown as home to Kutztown University, the Kutztown Folk Festival, and the Chile Pepper Food Festival, but the town offers so much to see and do. Spend a day getting to know this hopping town.

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Let’s Go Local in Hamburg, PA!

Let’s Go Local in Hamburg, PA!

There’s no need to go far to enjoy new places and experiences. Take to the road and explore fun spots in Shartlesville, Lenhartsville, and Hamburg – all in Berks County. Begin your day by driving north on Rt 183 to Blue Mountain Family Restaurant in Shartlesville for one of their delicious breakfast specials or coffee and one of Blue Mountain’s freshly made bakery treats.

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