Guest Blog

Live Music during Heritage Days in Cumberland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Leyh, Downtown Promotions Director Telephone: (301) 724-3655 ext 103 Cell: (301) 697-4095 Email: steven.leyh@cumberlandmd.gov Jam Band – Fletcher’s Grove, Fab Four Tribute – Beatlemania Now! Performing Friday and Saturday Night Concerts at Canal Place Come celebrate Heritage Days Weekend on Friday and Saturday nights with free concerts at Canal Place as part of Cumberland Comes … Continue reading

River, Trail, Tranquility

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The Erie to Pittsburgh Trail has brought many visitors to the valley along the Allegheny River. This historic region offers itself to recreation at its finest. Forest, streams and mountains create many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The trail finds its way to Emlenton, Pa. which happens to be the birth place of natural gas in America. Emlenton is a … Continue reading

Creative Concepts Along The Erie to Pittsburgh Trail “The Chicken Coop – Studio 306”

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Trail users enjoy the beauty and recreation of the Oil Region’s trails and now these cyclists will have the opportunity to enjoy art and educational workshops, lectures, and small events at “The Chicken Coop- Studio 306”, located in the historic old Crawford school building known as’ The Crawford Center” – 511 Hill Street, Emlenton, Pa. 16373. “The Chicken Coop – … Continue reading

The West Virginia Sojourn!

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It’s an incredible journey through wildlife-filled forests, historic towns and breathtaking tunnels that will give you the best of what the Mountain State has to offer. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to present the West Virginia Sojourn—latest ride in our 2016 Sojourn Series. Join us June 19-22 for a wild and wonderful adventure on West Virginia’s scenic North Bend Rail Trail. … Continue reading

Creating Vibrant Mountain Main Streets

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I am a skier, cyclist and overall outdoor enthusiast. Growing up in the Allegheny Mountains and Laurel Highlands of west central Pennsylvania, I have seen first hand how destination recreational venues like ski areas, trails, rivers and lakes create economic opportunities. Of course they do, but too often tourism is relegated to a second or third tier position in many … Continue reading