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The Modern Barber: Rustic Atmosphere, Old School Jams, and Craft Beer

For Christopher Martinez, cutting hair isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. Growing up Martinez has always had a passion for cutting hair. With humble...

Mingus Magic Shop celebrates 80th Anniversary

What started with a small project to fix a creaky front door turned into a complete over hall of Mingus Magic Shop on the...

William Johnson, Giving What he can to Inspire the Next Generation

Will Johnson doesn’t go unrecognized in too many places around Reading. That’s because of the reputation he’s built up locally as a small business...

Living in the Realm of Surreal Expression

Studio 319 has been the home of Juan Carlos Ruiz Jr. for the past 5 1/2 years at the GoggleWorks. Walking along the narrow...

Past to Future: The Legacy of Genesius Theatre

Jane Simmon Miller dreamed of a theatre group where young people could participate, learn and grow in every aspect of show production, and in...