The Edge Podcast – Episode 2: What To Do in Erie

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Live music, beaches, urban campus… what do our students like to do in Erie all year? Teddy, Alli and Jess talk about their favorite activities in the area: amusement and water parks, food, festivals and more. (Someone may or may not break into an impromptu a cappella Waldameer jingle so.. if that’s not worth a listen…) […]

#edgeREWIND: what to do in Erie this summer

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If you’re in Erie this summer and are looking for things to do, fret no more! Here is a list of 13 things in Erie that will keep you from boredom and show you parts of Erie you may not have thought to explore before! Warner Theatre From Broadway shows to comedians, the Warner Theatre hosts […]

Holiday entertainment hits Erie

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Christmas time means Christmas cheer, and if you’re looking for some holiday-themed entertainment around Erie, you’re in luck. Like theatre? The Erie Playhouse and Warner Theatre have you covered with some Christmas classics. The Erie Playhouse will present “Elf” through Jan. 4. Check out dates and times here. The Playhouse will also hold its New Year’s […]

Obsessed with Jim Gaffigan

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As Carrot Top once taught us, comedy often has the potential to be very, very unfunny. From the screaming, arm-flailing antics of the Dane Cooks of the world, to the spoken-word art of former musician Henry Rollins, comedians spend their entire lives attempting to perfect a personality and role on stage that connects (or polarizes) […]

The Erie Phil Turns 100

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The early-evening sky was imbued with the setting sun’s deepest red hues, high clouds extending in a flow like fingers over the open waters of Lake Erie and the people-packed lawn of Liberty Park. It was a rich, deep-color backdrop for a colorful, history-rich night in the Flagship City. On the lakefront amphitheater’s stage, Conductor […]

Ultimate Faves: Elite Eight faves square off

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Here at GU, March Madness isn’t limited to the women’s basketball team. Edge’s Ultimate Fave tournament is down to just eight spots. Cast your votes now to determine which faves advance to the Final Four. Voting ends Monday, March 25. Favorite Place to Eat: [VOTING HAS CLOSED] Eliminated in the last round: Knight’s Cove, Sidewalk […]

Ultimate Fave 2013: Sweet Sixteen faves go head to head

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The field has been narrowed to sixteen spots vying for the title of Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2013. Vote for your favorite places and determine who advances to the Elite Eight, which will be posted next Monday. Favorite Places to Eat [VOTING HAS CLOSED] Eliminated in the last round: Beyer Cafeteria, Courtyard Cafe [VOTING HAS CLOSED] Eliminated in […]

Ultimate Fave 2013: Let the voting begin!

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It’s time to cast your votes in Edge’s annual Ultimate Fave tournament. We start with 32 places nominated by you, our readers, online and on-campus. Round 1 will continue through the end of GU’s Spring Break on Friday, March 8, and Round 2 voting will start on Monday, March 11. View the complete bracket here […]

7 ways Erie preps for the holidays

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Although this “great lake” town is known for its summers, its winter months are not given enough hype. Just as any community-based city would, Erie gets ready for the holiday season two months early. These seven basic attributions color the city during the holidays: 1. Lights. Beyond the decorations lining the streets of downtown Erie, […]

5 things to know about Erie's Warner Theatre

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In the heart of Erie stands a building that, while beautiful on the outside, is otherwise unassuming. On certain nights, however, it comes alive with people and performances. Here are five things you should know about Erie’s own Warner Theatre: 1. The Warner Theatre was designed by architects and brothers Cornelius and George Rapp, who […]