1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast

409 South Lingle Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17078
Innkeeper(s): Will McQueen

Mazzoli Ice Cream in Hershey, PA 21 Jul 2014, 7:00 am





Since the mid-fifties, Mazzoli’s has been producing some of the area’s finest gelatos..

Founded in 1956 by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mazzoli of Hershey.  From the late 1920′s through the early 1940′s, Mr. Mazzoli served as Milton S. Hershey’s dairy chef at The Hotel Hershey and the Hershey Creamery..he and Mr. Hershey worked closely to bring new products, flavors and desserts to the mid-state.

After Fred Mazzoli passed away, another family bought the home and the little shop tucked into the rear of the property and continues making gelato from the original recipes.  Gelato is as good as it gets..with lower fat content and less air than ice cream, it produces a more intense flavor.  Try the Spumoni and the Tortoni, two Italian staples.  They also have different special flavors available at any given time so it’s best to check with them via telephone 717-533-2252 or via their Facebook page. This week they have handmade gelato di melone (cantelope gelato), raspberry sorbetto and pistachio ice cream.

Location: 72 W. Govenor Rd, Hershey, PA 17033



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Hersheypark Insider Tips, 2014 17 Jul 2014, 7:00 am





With summer in full swing and the possibility of a trip to Hersheypark in your near future, if you haven’t been to the park before there are some hints that may just make your fantastic visit even more fantastic!

Maybe the best idea ever…The Preview Plan.  With your next day’s ticket, you can enjoy 2 1/2 hours prior to the park closing free.  For example, if you arrive Sunday evening after 7:30 pm and purchase or present your tickets for Monday, there are no additional charges.  Also, pay for parking that evening and there is no charge for the next day’s parking.  This is a wonderful way to scope out the park and plan your strategy for the next day!

Another good deal…Hersheypark Meal Tickets.  With over twenty-five different locations, including vegetarian options, you can save up to 25% and choose the time and place for your refreshment break…sometimes it can be difficult to choose between another coaster ride or taking time out for something to munch.

Love games?  Discount Game Vouchers can be purchased at Hospitality Services located just inside the main gate.  For $15 you will receive $29 dollars worth of vouchers for 13 games located throughout the park.

For more great ideas and tips be sure to check the website …..and make the most of your visit to Hersheypark!


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The Zac Brown Band at Hersheypark Stadium, August 2014 14 Jul 2014, 7:00 am




We’re very fortunate to have this three-time Grammy winning group on our home turf..last year they played for over 1.3 million fans on a 70+ headliner tour.

For those not acquainted with the music of the Zac Brown Band..get ready for some folksy, country.. this year, the Band is bringing along some real down home talent…Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Blues Traveler, The Wild Feathers and Sturgill Simpson. 

As if the entertainment isn’t enough to wow, Zac is a well known foodie and cookbook author and brings along his 500+ foot mobile kitchen complete with chef Rusty Hamlin at the helm.  If you’re lucky enough to score VIP tickets, you will be treated to a true Southern gourmet meal!  You can read more about ‘Cookie’ (Zac’s mobile kitchen) here.

Zac Brown Band “Jump Right In”


Show Time: 4:30 PM

Purchase Tickets here

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Jimmy Buffett at Hersheypark Stadium, August 30, 2014 9 Jul 2014, 7:00 am


Hersheypark Stadium

Saturday, August 30, 2014


Summer, Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett…absolute Parrot Head paradise.

From Nashville to Key West and, finally, to Central PA!  For the first time, Mr. Buffett is bringing his down home, earthy tunes to Hershey.  Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band with special guest Alan Jackson and JJ Grey & Mofro will all perform at this Labor Day weekend concert.

On this latest tour, Jimmy has been performing songs from his newest album, Songs from St. Somewhere: “Too Drunk to Karaoke”, “I Want To Go Back To Cartagena”, “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Boat” and “Oldest Surfer On The Beach”.  The album has fifteen new songs, plus a bonus track and was recorded virtually around the world.

For more information about the musician, his story, all things Margaritaville…visit his website

Show Time: 6:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $52.25 – $156.00

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Jimmy Buffet, Come Monday


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Cirque du Soleil Presents VAREKAI at Giant Center, 2014 7 Jul 2014, 7:00 am


Cirque Du Soleil Presents


A forest, the summit of a volcano and a solitary young man who drops from the sky…and so begins the inspiring story of VAREKAI…

In the Romany language of gypsies, VAREKAI means “wherever”…this show pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the passion of those whose quest takes them to VAREKAI and, finally, to the art and spirit of the grand tradition of the circus. Join Icarus, The Betrothed, The Guide and The Skywatcher on their journey…

This production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to the infinite passion of those whose quest takes them along the path that leads 

Dates: October 29, 2014 – November 2, 2014

Show Times: Wednesday – Friday: 7:30 PM

                      Saturday – 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM

                      Sunday – 1:30 PM & 5:00 PM

Tickets: $42.85 – $152.85

Purchase Tickets: Here

For more information please visit their website

Wednesday: 7:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 PM
Saturday: 4:00 & 7:30 PM
Sunday: 1:30 & 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 7:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 PM
Saturday: 4:00 & 7:30 PM
Sunday: 1:30 & 5:00 PM

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Alfred’s Victorian Restaurant, Middletown, PA 3 Jul 2014, 7:00 am





Located in Central Pennsylvania, Alfred’s Victorian has been graciously serving patrons for over forty years..offering deliciously prepared, fresh foods in an elegant setting.

Alfred Pelligrini purchased the late 1800′s brownstone mansion in 1969, with a vision of turning it into a fine dining establishment serving Northern Italian cuisine. A year after making necessary repairs, polishing and cleaning…Alfred’s Victorian open its doors to the public.

Wonderful appetizers, entrees and desserts are available..check their website for freshly prepared menu options.  Seafood, veal, poultry, beef, freshly made pasta, generous use of fresh herbs from their onsite garden..it doesn’t get much better than this!

Alfred’s has won numerous local and national awards.. First Place for Special Occasions, Best Atmosphere, Most Romantic, Best Overall Dining, and the coveted 5 Star Diamond Award among many others.  They cater to private parties, special events and offer an afternoon Victorian tea.  Tours and bus groups are welcome.

Hours: Lunch Tues-Fri 11:30 am-2:00 pm

            Dinner Tues-Sat 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sun 3:00 pm-9:00pm

Price: $$$$

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Blues & Brews at Mount Hope, July 19, 2014 30 Jun 2014, 7:00 am


JULY 19, 2014








Another summertime staple and in its fifth year, the annual Blues & Brews gathering symbolizes what summer is all about…

Kick back with some fantastic food and all-you-can-eat at that!..fresh seafood: Maryland crabs and shrimp. For those not inclined towards fruits de mer, Mount Hope’s famous beef brisket will be plentiful. On tap for the event will be Swashbuckler Gold Ale, and the Brewer’s Special Ale, Sangria Punch, soda or bottled water.  Be sure to check the website closer to the date for a full listing of food options

And while you’re relishing all the culinary delights this festival has to offer, enjoy the bluesy sounds of Angelo M..award winning musician and songwriter.

Venue: Mount Hope Estate & Winery

Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014

Times: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tickets: $49.95 ONLINE

Please Note: No day-of tickets will be available


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Cullari Vineyards and Winery, Hershey, PA 26 Jun 2014, 7:00 am



As owners of this small yet distinctive winery, Salvatore and Kathi Cullari work hard to ensure their wines are of the highest quality for their customers..they would not sell a wine they themselves wouldn’t drink.

Located in Hershey, the first vines met the local soil in 2000.  With their second vineyard and planting in 2007, the Cullaris doubled their size.  Salvatore and Kathi specialize in both traditional dry and sweet reds, whites and pinks as well as some unusual grape and fruit varieties located only at their tasting rooms.  Most of their wines are produced in small quantities which means they tend to sell out very quickly.

Cullari grows both vinifera type grapes (common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes) such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc, Chardonnay…and hybrid varieties (resulting from two different species of grapes) to include Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin and Chancellor. Of note, they are one of the few vineyards in Pennsylvania to grow Zinfandel, Barbara and Sangiovese.

To learn more about the Cullaris, their vineyards, hours of operation and wine..please visit their wonderful and informative website

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Fall Out Boy and Paramore at Hersheypark Stadium, July 2014 23 Jun 2014, 7:00 am




Two power groups headlining at the Stadium. What could be better on a sultry July evening than seeing and experiencing Fall Out Boy and Paramore in their 2014 Monument Tour.  Special guest for this event will be New Politics.

A spinoff of Chicago’s hardcore punk scene, Fall Out Boy formed the successful band in 2001..current members include Patrick Stump (composer/vocalist/guitarist), Pete Wentz (lyricist/bassist), Joe Trohman (guitarist) and Andy Hurley (drummer). Save Rock and Roll is the group’s gold certified fifth studio album, featuring the multiplatinum hit My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light ‘Em Up) and their new hit Alone together.

The year 2004 was the birth of the rock band, Paramore.  Comprised of members Hayley Williams (lead vocalist), Jeremy Davis (bassist) and Taylor York (guitarist). Their latest album, Paramore, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard charts.  They’re enjoying enormous success with their hit single Ain’t It Fun.

Venue: Hersheypark Stadium

Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014

Time: 7:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $29.50, $39.50, $49.50

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Disney On Ice presents FROZEN, October 15-20, 2014 19 Jun 2014, 7:00 am


Disney On Ice presents


October 15 – 20, 2014

While FROZEN is very loosely based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale The Snow Queen from the 1800′s, Disney took and made it the original story you know and love today..

Join royal sisters Elsa and Anna in the shimmering, icy world of Arendelle..to discover that true love is the most magical power of all.  The show wouldn’t be complete without zany snowman Olaf, Kristoff,  and his reindeer sidekick Sven.

The show is hosted by none other than Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and includes many guest appearances by Disney Princesses and characters from Finding Nemo, Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, and Disney’s Lion King.

Venue: Giant Center

Show Times: Wed 10/15 @ 7:00 PM, Thurs 10/16 @ 7:00 PM, Fri 10/17 @ 7:00 PM, Sat 10/18 @ 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM, Sun 10/19 @ 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM day, Mon 10/20 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: Wednesday and Thursday $27.85, $37.85, $57.85, $77.85, $102.85

Friday through Monday $32.85, $42.85, $62.85, $82.85, $107.85

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 $62.85, $82.85 & $Thursday: $27.85, $37.85, $57.85, $77.85 & $102.85

32.85, $42.85, $62.85, $82.85 & $107.85

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