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Celebrating the Banana Split in its Birthplace

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

David Evans Strickler, of Tassel Pharmacy, invented sundaes at the pharmacy’s soda fountain. News of his banana-based sundae created in 1904 spread quickly and the recipe was published in 1907. He later purchased the pharmacy and named it after himself. In Wilmington, Ohio, a restaurant owner started making the treat in 1907. The town even…

Friday Night at Tapped

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

It feels like summer, which always makes me want to get out and try new things. I’ve lived in the Laurel Highlands my entire life and I’m sometimes surprised that it isn’t hard to find something new to do all the time. On a gorgeous Friday night, I’d want to go somewhere with a great big deck, sit outside, and enjoy some…

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