Some could say the Vartan name is synonymous with the City of Harrisburg, and it’s clear that the young and inspired Ralph Vartan is committed to and invested in our capital city and its future. Check in as Sara talks with Ralph about his ties to HYP, his father’s legacy and plans for the future.
From her band, Brave the Day, to last year’s solo album, Trojan Heart, Rebecca Marie Miller oozes talent. She’s toured much of the country as part of the band, The Mynabirds, and though currently residing in music-mecca Portland, Oregon, to work on the next stage of her career, Rebecca is a Harrisburg local at heart. We […]
Midtown Harrisburg locals may recognize the impeccably dressed Andy Enders. Perhaps you’ve swapped records with him or spotted him grabbing coffee at Little Amps. After completing law school and passing the bar, Andy ditched life in the courtroom to return to his family’s insurance business. Between that and his extensive volunteer work, Andy’s making his […]
You may know him as Chief Chili — or perhaps simply as “Dawson,” — part of the duo (with his son, Matt) who run Flinchy’s in Camp Hill. Always eager to share a drink (tequila!) or a story, Sara sat down with Dawson over some Flinchy’s Bloody Marys to chat about everything from hot sauce […]
Conversation about Harrisburg’s recent history is bound to include the often controversial Fred Clark. President and CEO of Clark Resources, Fred was integral in the revitalization of Center City Harrisburg in the early 2000s during which time he ran the Downtown Improvement District. Sara recently sat down to talk with Fred about his career and […]
It’s a new month and a new interview: This month, Sara sat down with longtime local musician, Shea Quinn, to talk about his start and rise through rock’n roll, from The Pikers and The Sharks to life after MTV, The Luv Gods and more.
Enjoy a rare visit with Ron Kamionka. Here's Sara's uncut and raw interview with the man behind many of Harrisburg's bars and nightclubs.
This month, we’re taking a look back at one our first interviews with downtown business owner Ron Kamionka. This, however, is a more raw, uncut version of Sara’s conversation with Ron about how he arrived, his storied career and what’s next for “the nightclub guy.”
In this episode on What’s on Tap, Sara sat down with Artie Tafoya of Appalachian Brewing Co. in Harrisburg (plus locations in Camp Hill, Lititz, Collegeville, Gettysburg (2) and coming-soon Mechanicsburg) to talk about — what else? — craft beer.