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Thursday, March 31

Area musicians say law against fliers prevents event promotion

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The handbill ordinance stipulates that anyone wishing to post a flier on a utility pole within city limits must first obtain permission from the city Engineering Commissioner, a position that no longer exists. Read story.

Wednesday, March 30

Stambaugh concert "Gives Voice to Peace"

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Area students, performers and artists are being asked to express their perceptions of peace as part of its “Giving Voice to Peace” festival at the Stambaugh Auditorium. Read story.

Tuesday, March 29

Hard work, fan devotion puts Red Wanting Blue in spotlight

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Red Wanting Blue lead singer Scott Terry says he never thought he'd have a documentary made about him. Read story.

Monday, March 28

Cinematography makes fatally-flawed 'Sucker Punch' unforgettable

Monday, March 28, 2011

Snyder has described “Sucker Punch” as “‘Alice in Wonderland’ with machine guns.” I think a better analogy would be “‘Heavy Metal: The Movie’ sans the animation, gratuitous sex and nudity and Sammy Hagar tunes.” Read story.

Friday, March 25

Hot Topix open mic generates hot news

Friday, March 25, 2011

Hot Topix, a group that began as a book club, lived up to its name with a talented and diverse open mic night at Imbibe Martini Bar on Thursday. The night also included the announcement of several breaking news stories: a local hip-hop artist releasing single with Def Jam and celebrities coming to town. Read story.

Wednesday, March 23

Circus daredevil doubles the danger

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Longtime daredevil Brian Miser is taking his human cannonball routine to a death-defying new level.

Read story.

Friday, March 18

A reporter goes on the inside (of Kravitz Delicatessen)

Friday, March 18, 2011

This year, the deli sold more than 7,000 pounds of corned beef since last Friday between the company’s two locations in Poland and Liberty. Read story.

Sunday, March 13

Acting shines through dull script in Playhouse production

Sunday, March 13, 2011

That Championship Season,” which opened Friday at the Youngstown Playhouse has its bright spots, namely its cast of well-seasoned actors and an intricate set that recreates a 1970s living room. That being said, the script itself is dated, while the plot is dull and anticlimactic.
Read story.

Tuesday, March 8

St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin today

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

It starts with the Third Annual St. Paddy's Day Downtown Dash. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the B&O Station in downtown Youngstown. Each $2 donation will go to the Youngstown Blue Knight Association and get participants transportation to the 15 bars. Read story.

Monday, March 7

YCS contest ends, comedy continues at Metter's

Monday, March 7, 2011

Youngstown Comedy Syndicate's four-week comedy competition at Metter's Bar ended Sunday night with Anthony Savatt of Kent being named the winner. Read story.

Friday, March 4

McClellan pushes 'Own Wife' to success at Oakland

Friday, March 4, 2011

The local theater veteran handles more than 30 characters in "I Am My Own Wife," which focuses on the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a German transvestite. While the subject matter may seem controversial at first glance, playwright Doug Wright handles the story with grace. It's especially helpful that McClellan is so charming as Charlotte. Read story.

Thursday, March 3

'Fast Food Nation' author speaks in Youngstown

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Eric Schlosser encouraged those in attendance to get involved by supporting local farmers and organizations like Grow Youngstown Read story.

Wednesday, March 2

Brotherhood promotes Irish heritage

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Organization boasts about 30 active members Read story.

UDPATED: Local bar is 'total loss' after second arson

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Rumors owner Brent Furrie says the fire was set deliberately. Read story.

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