Erie Reader: Vol. 2, No. 14

July 11th, 2012 — July 24th, 2012
Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 9:30 AM

Bugs is back!

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 9:00 AM

If we were you, here's what we would do...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Relocating to Erie, one of the first shows that I saw was Panorama, in the corridor of Villa Maria Academy, then a comparatively small and prestigious show located with the rest of the Erie Summer Festival of the Arts.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 8:00 AM

We are all affected. According to the World Health Organization, one in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The other two will know someone who is diagnosed.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 7:30 AM

I'm excited. Two of my favorite things - public radio and drinking beer from a jar - are marrying to make something even better.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Summers in Erie are chockfull of celebrations. Without even looking for them, you could stumble across a few festivals over the course of a couple of days. By combining live music and good food, you have the recipe for a fun-filled event. Really, the only thing that would be better is a musician that can serve up some grub while laying down some killer tunes.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Over the past 20 years, Rob Van Winkle - a.k.a. Vanilla Ice - has seen more ups and downs than an elevator, yet, he's still here - at peace with himself, and moving forward.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Even if he were to just pack it up, call it a day, and be done with his altruistic efforts, he has already surpassed what many others have done charitably over the course of their entire lives.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 5:30 AM

"Won't you be my neighbor?"

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 4:30 AM

Although the FBI reports that violent crime has dropped nationwide and overall crime has decreased in Erie by a whopping 12 percent over the same period of time, the 50 or so shooting victims from last year report that violent crime has increased at least 100 percent in their world. So why has Erie not been able to realize the gains that cities across the nation have been able to realize?

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 4:00 AM

I'm blundering about in the woods behind a women?s restroom on Presque Isle. And ?woods? is a generous word for where I am.


The strength of the Mountain Goats will always rest solely on the shoulders of John Darnielle. His brilliant lyricism and idiosyncratic vocal delivery tells a story like no other living person can. 

The day after Erie’s mayoral primary election

14-year-old Alton Northup's thinking is progressive and something worth listening to. 

Who will win, and who should win, as mayoral momentum mounts

Leader - ship


Who will win, and who should win, as mayoral momentum mounts

Leader - ship

The Downtown Edinboro Art & Music Festival provides music and art for the community.

Basement Transmissions comes to the rescue amidst library renovations.

The cohesiveness of Jensen & Three Sharks is on full display on this debut album. 

Edinboro’s Happy Mug Coffee stirs up warm feelings.

Freedom to be screwed

Signals Midwest grace the stage of Basement Transmissions again, but at its new location. 

Can you visit more than 15 Erie art locations in three hours during Erie Art Museum’s next Gallery Night?

Country music superstar and all-around national treasure Willie Nelson continues to make great music