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Step back in time at Ma and Pa’s Candy

There’s something special about the old fashioned atmosphere of a candy shop. With shelves full of delectable chocolates, toffee, gummies and other sweet treats, these stores can bring you back to your childhood. While many might associate these candy shops …




8 ducky day ahead

A Ducky Day Ahead!

August 9th is Duck Derby Day! The river will go yellow (not St. Patty’s green this time) with more than 35,000 rubber duckies splashing and battling their way to the finish line for an outstanding cause.  As a member of …