February's First Friday: #iloveyorkcity

Click here for February's downloadable flyer. (Updated 2/2/16)
 

First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (Beaver Street) 
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"My York City" Art Show & Sale
Marketview Arts (37 W Philadelphia Street)
Be among the first to see this unique exhibit featuring works by area artists showcasing their vision of Downtown York. All works featured in the show will be for sale, with 50% going to the artist and the remaining 50% benefitting Downtown York, PA and the Cultural Alliance of York County. Enjoy a catered reception and complimentary beer by The Beer Ace.

Cowork155 (155 West Market Street)
Home of the I Love York City campaign - make ILYC headquarters a stop on your First Friday itinerary! The first five visitors will get a free I Love York City tote bag, and kids can have an I Love York City balloon (while supplies last). We'll have hot chocolate, or you can enjoy a cold beverage - seasonal beer samples courtesy of The Beer Ace, or nonalcoholic drinks compliments of our friends from Rutter's. I Love York City T-shirts and rocks glasses will be available for purchase.


The Market District

Creative York (10 North Beaver Street)
Join us for the first First Friday in our newly renovated gallery! Exhibition will feature our professional Teaching Artists. We will kick things off at 5:30pm with a ribbon cutting to officially inaugurate Creative York into the #ILoveYorkCity scene! Open 4-9PM.

Elizabeth & West Fashion House (15 North Beaver Street)
The first 12 customers get to choose a rose from our bouquet (courtesy of Foster's Flower Shop). Each rose will have a discount attached ranging from 5%-25% off your total purchase!

The Watchmaker's Daughter (22 North Beaver Street)
“Kiss sale!” Enjoy wine and sweets while you shop for your sweetie! 

Camera Center of York (23 North Beaver Street)
4x6 in-store kiosk prints made in minutes for 19¢ each, until 9:00pm.

Fosters Flower shop (27 North Beaver Street)
I love York City flower crowns! 

Esaan Thai Restaurant of York, PA (30 North Beaver Street)
#iloveyorkcity because we have house-made York Peppermint Patty gelato and Thai favorites like Thom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) and Shrimp Pineapple Curry all in one place: Esaan! Come celebrate the many treasures York City has to offer with us this Friday! BYOB. Reservations recommended.

Sweet Melissa's Dream (38 North Beaver Street)
Come in to Sweet Melissa's and show the your love with a #loveselfies! Free gift with purchase (while supplies last).
White Rose Bar and Grill (48 North Beaver Street)
Happy Hour from 4:30–6:30pm. Enjoy ½-priced drinks and ½-priced food specials at our bars.

Kimmans (57 North Beaver Street) 
It's All About Chocolate. Come join us at Kimman's chocolate bar for tastings. St. John Episcopal Church - York, PA (140 North Beaver Street) PIG OUT Serving take-out pulled pork sandwiches in the parish hall. Also, will be selling all things pork for the Super bowl: pulled pork, ham salad, ham & bean soup and more! 

St. John Episcopal Church - York, PA (140 North Beaver Street) PIG OUT: Serving take-out pulled pork sandwiches in the parish hall. Also, will be selling all things pork for the Super bowl: pulled pork, ham salad, ham & bean soup and more!

Rudy Collective (15 East Philadelphia Street)
Opening reception: Holdfast, Bridget Z. Sullivan
Bridget Z. Sullivan, a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, is a recipient of two Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards. She exhibits her work in local, national and international venues, and is a Professor, and Director of the Interactive Media Design Center at Towson University.

Cowork155 (155 West Market Street)
Home of the I Love York City campaign - make ILYC headquarters a stop on your First Friday itinerary! The first five visitors will get a free I Love York City tote bag, and kids can have an I Love York City balloon (while supplies last). We'll have hot chocolate, or you can enjoy a cold beverage - seasonal beer samples courtesy of The Beer Ace, or nonalcoholic drinks compliments of our friends from Rutter's. I Love York City T-shirts and rocks glasses will be available for purchase.

Art & Framing Warehouse (147 West Philadelphia Street)
Beautifully framed Norman Rockwell Giclee prints on sale for $139. Wine & Cheese.

CrossFit York (147 West Philadelphia Street)
First Friday Free Workout at CrossFit York, 6:30 pm – 7:30pm!
Sign up for an introductory package (1 month of unlimited instruction), you'll receive $25 off. 

Creative York West (118 W. Philadelphia Street)
Creative York West will be closed for renovations.

Cherie Anne Designs (48 West Philadelphia Street)
Make your own ‘rainbow gatherer’ class, $15. (Includes materials.) 
Tea and smoothie bar: Chocolate raspberry truffle tea lattes and berry bliss smoothies
Chair Magges: $10 and up
Angel card readings: $8

Heidelberg United Church of Christ (47 West Philadelphia Street)
Drop by Heidelbean Coffee House for Live Music, lots of coffee, snacks, free Wi-Fi, and good conversation.
Just Cupcakes (44 West Philadelphia Street)
Just Cupcakes is open 10am-9pm on First Fridays.

Designbots Media Firm, LLC (147 West Market Street)
#iloveyorkcity shirts for $15.99. 10% discount on all first time clients for printed materials including Business Cards, Flyers, Banners, Posters, Yard Sign etc. Package deal for logos for $250 with 500 free custom business cards: glossy cardstock, double-sided.

Holy Hound Taproom (57 West Market Street)
Open at 4pm every First Friday! Join us for 30 rotating taps of craft beer!

My Girlfriend's Wardrobe (41 West Market Street)
Enjoy some wine, and pick a discount! At the time of your purchase you'll get to pick your Valentine from us with a little surprise inside for you to use towards your next purchase in February! All Valentines will expire February 29th.

York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
We’re open until 9 p.m! 

Richard R. Reilly, Attorney at Law - Rich Reilly (54 North Duke Street) 
Come in where it is warm and join us and New Freedom Art while we paint in the style of Peter Max, or for $15, paint a wine glass for yourself or a friend--a great Valentines Day gift idea!! All while enjoying local yummy treats! See you there!

Central Market York
Tour the market for specials throughout!

YorIt Social Venture Info Session
Visit Central Market between 5-7 pm to learn about the YorIt Social Venture Challenge, the kind of ideas we’re looking for to invigorate downtown York, and how to submit those ideas to YorIt to potentially win up to $20,000 for your project.

Yorktown Craft Guild: 
Professional woodturner, Don Wilson will be doing demos on "pen turning" at their stand. 

Mudhook Brewing Co. (34 North Cherry Lane)
Featuring brews such as the Redeye Irish Ale, Hook Bender Double IPA and Deep Sea Stoudt. 

Bair's Chicken
Bair's Loves York City and since February brings out our desire for sweetness, we decided to sweeten our brownies up a bit! Who knew Deep Fried Brownies could be SOOOO GOOD! 
#ILOVEYORKCITY #FRIEDCHICKENFRIDAY

George Street
Healthy World Cafe (24 S. George Street)
Join Healthy World Cafe for our full menu from 5-9PM with locally inspired dishes from our farmer friends — sandwiches, soups, salads, hummus and our signature cookies — plus a special #iloveyorkcity surprise! We'll also be featuring fresh art from Kelsea Dvorak, and live music 6-9PM

Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (50 North George Street) 
First Friday film: The Song Remains the Same
Jazz in the City: Strand Studio, 5PM, $5 at the door, free with student ID

Euphoria Tattoo Emporium (102 North George Street)
Couples tattoos and piercings. Buy one at regular price, get the second half off. Also come get your photo taken for our love or hate promotion. You must Instagram your photo with the hashtag #etelove or #etehate. Winner will get either a $100 gift certificate for a tattoo or a tattoo cover up.

Tutoni's (108 North George Street)
Grab a bottle of Allegro Wine or Wyndridge Cider and see what creations our Chefs will cook up. Reservations recommended.

The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar (120 North George Street)
Bar only: 1/2 price LB calamari plus other special Chef inspired appetizers! $2 off select wines by the glass and draft beers. 5–7pm.

Liquid Hero Brewery (50 East North Street)
Featuring brews such as American Hero, Schweet Ale, and Irregardless IPA.

The Stadium Grille Of York (133 North Duke Street)
Try our pizza, wings, or sandwiches. Dine in or carry out!

Royal Square District
Asti and Alabaster (128 East King Street)
Asti and Alabaster stone sculptors, Adrienne Brenner and Martha Martin, will be sculpting in their studio and will be open for visitors. Come by for a drink of bubbly and say hello to the artists. This month Sam Brenner, will also be showing, promoting & selling his wobbly-bots! Stop by to learn how to make your own bristle bot.

HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
Free limited edition "York City" themed pin - featuring the artwork of a local York artist - for the first 25 visitors on First Friday.

Studio 117 (117 South Duke Street) 
AK Beatz at Studio 117 celebrates #ILoveYorkCity on First Friday February! We will be hosting an open house with beer sampling provided by The Beer Ace, tours of our studio, and your chance to be the first to sign up for our first educational seminar being offered in April! See our website for details at www.akbeatz.com. #WeLoveYorkCity.

WeCo York PA
York Blue Moon (361 West Market Street) 
Purchase one appetizer, get one free every First Friday.

The York Emporiumr (343 West Market Street) 
Visit downtown York’s only used book and curiosity shop! Over 500,000 titles to peruse. 

YorkSocial DanceStudio (324 West Market Street) 
Every Friday we hold a social swing dance with complimentary beginner lessons. Drop-in classes are available at 7:45 and 8:30 in various swing styles; Dance kicks off at 9:15 and goes until midnight. 

I-ron-ic(256 Philadelphia Street)
#iloveyorkcity . Kick back with your favorite hot beverage and listen to the Funky Folk Rock,with local talent Mikey Sallemi and his friends Enjoy espresso and coffee drinks at i-ron-ic the new coffee bar in town.

The Waterway York (220 West Philadelphia Street) 
1st drink free from 2–8pm First Fridays. 

Roosevelt Tavern (50 North Penn Street) 
First Friday Specials all day!!! (In the Pub Only)
$2.00 Off Crab cake Sandwich
Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Slider $2.00 Each
$5.00 Lb Poached Mussel Pots (white wine, lemon, garlic broth andouille sausage toasted crostini) normal price $11
$2.00 Miller Light Drafts

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