Radio Guest List—York, Pennsylvania—July 22, 2017
This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcasts from The Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, Pennsylvania. Alex Davies, Transportation Editor of Wired Magazine, discusses the non-traditional transportation evolution we’re seeing in companies like Uber and Lyft. Dru Peters of the York County Chapter of Buy Fresh, Buy Local, talks about the local foods that are available throughout York County and the unexpected challenges of buying locally-sourced foods after getting used to the abundance of foods from all over the world on grocery store shelves. Marc Charisse, Director of the Hanover Heritage Conference Center discusses the central Pennsylvania Heritage of York County, and his passion for performing ‘historical magic’ by re-enacting magic from the Victorian era. There’s all this and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from York, Pennsylvania.
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Alex Davies, Transportation Editor of Wired Magazine, explains that owning cars is not as big a deal to millennials as it was for people of other generations since there are now so many easy alternatives. He discusses the success of Lyft in 2017 and their forward-thinking plans for building a network of transportation for the next ten to twenty years, versus the difficulties that Uber has faced recently.
Jeri Jones, Program Coordinator for York County Parks, speaks about the diverse history of York County which includes Civil War history, as well as the Revolutionary War and industrial history. He also shares some highlights for visitors, including the Hanover Junction Museum and the Steam Into History Train.
Martin Weiss, Former Executive Director at the Conservation Society of York, talks about some of the area’s most significant historical restoration projects such as the Plough Tavern and Indian Steps, and chats about his involvement in the restoration of many buildings in York County.
Paul Theroux, Author, discusses his new book Mother Land. The action is set in Cape Cod, a place that he’s been visiting for more than 60 years. He tells Peter about his preparation process before traveling to a new destination, and the kinds of places
that inspire him to write.
Dru Peters, York County Chapter of Buy Fresh, Buy Local, talks about the local foods that are available throughout York County and the unexpected challenges of buying locally-sourced foods after getting used to the abundance of foods from all over the world on grocery store shelves.
Bob Pullo, retired banker and York philanthropist, discusses the things that he feels make York a great community to live in and the variety of activities that are available for both residents and visitors to do in the county.
Scott Fisher, Engagement and Opinion Editor for the York Daily Record, speaks about why York is a great central destination to visit, and about the renaissance that the city is seeing. He talks about millennials moving back to York, and the increase in great culinary and cultural options, as well as all of the interesting factory tours that are available.
Patrick Sells, Owner of Salvaging Creativity, talks about his business creating art and useful objects from broken and discarded items. He as created planters, bike racks and public art in downtown York.
Marc Charisse, Director of the Hanover Heritage Conference Center, discusses the central Pennsylvania Heritage of York County, and his passion for performing historical magic by re-enacting magic from the Victorian era.
By Kathy Jackoway for PeterGreenberg.com