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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


COLORFUL BEGINNINGS: New to downtown, Carlisle Creative Vibes offers a variety of unique gifts, like art, jewelry, vintage items, and more.

Carlisle Creative Vibes:  Bringing art and acceptance to Carlisle

Grace Pak, Guest Writer May 20, 2022

Carlisle Creative Vibes, or CCV for short, is one of downtown Carlisle’s newest additions.  Located next to the Antique Mall on Hanover Street, CCV opened on Feb 1, 2022 and had its grand opening...

SWEET SIX: Six of the doughnuts from Periscopes order some include Strawberry shortcake, Chocolate covered Cherry, French Toast, and Cinnamon Bun. Crazy Glazed offers 28 different flavors of warm pillowy doughnuts and are definitely worth the try!

“Glazed” and Amazed: new doughnut shop a delicious addition to downtown Carlisle (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief May 16, 2022

Downtown Carlisle received a delicious addition to its small businesses featured throughout its streets. With new shops coming every year, we have received everything from thrift stores and soap shops...

RIDDLE ME THIS: Did you know that downtowns Grand Illusion offers not one but two escape room opportunities? Check out guest writer Grace Paks review to learn more!

Hidden mysteries: Grand Illusion offers two escape room adventures (Review)

Grace Pak, Guest Writer March 22, 2022

Looking for something fun and different to do this weekend?  Hidden in downtown Carlisle on the third floor of local restaurant/cider bar Grand Illusion are two escape rooms.  While you may have tried...

SUGAR SHOP: Dough and Arrow has been scooping up the hearts of locals since opening early last year. With over thirty flavors of Ice Cream and Cookie Dough   along with plenty of other sweet options for everyone, the family friendly eatery is a welcoming environment to any one trying to satisfy their sweet tooth.

Downtown’s sweetest addition (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief February 24, 2022

In a town with many historic restaurants and up-and-coming businesses, a sweet spot has opened up shop in downtown Carlisle. Dough and Arrows, a gourmet ice cream and edible cookie dough-centered...

LIFE AT THE BEACH: The inside of Playa Bowls is decorated to resemble aspects of a tropical beach paradise, playa literally means beach in Spanish. The old Wardeckers location was renovated to fit the new restaurants style.

Fresh fruit: Carlisle welcomes Playa Bowls to town

Hannah Stoner, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

Playa Bowls is a chain restaurant that has become increasingly popular in recent years. It all started on the Jersey Shore with Robert Giuliani and Abby Taylor, two local surfers that wanted to create...

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these...

Red Robin Garlic Herbed Fries

Got fries? Local twists on the American classic

Treston Johnson, Releigh Norrell, A&E Writers March 20, 2018

As students in a generation which values diversity, we find it important to bring attention to things we find creative and unique. For three weeks, Treston and Releigh embarked on a journey to discover...

The picture is of Georges Pizza place.  Its the oldest pizza shop in Carlisle.

A Slice of Carlisle: George’s Pizza and Subs (Review)

Releigh Norrell, Staff Writer December 11, 2017

The perfect place to meet up with old friends for lunch, George’s Pizza and Subs is located in downtown Carlisle at 121 West High street. As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted with...

There are many smoothie options at The Juice Factory. This shop is new to downtown Carlisle.

New smoothie shop comes to Carlisle (Review)

Releigh Norrell, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

The Juice Factory is fairly new to downtown Carlisle, having opened August 1. It is located at 100 West High Street, by the Hamilton Restaurant. This space was previously operated by the Appalachian Whole...

The mocha latte was sweet  and the baristas use the milk foam to create a pretty design that unfortunately dissolves too soon

A new brew in town: Denim Coffee (Review)

Chaela Williams , A&E writer/editor February 10, 2017

Denim Coffee is a newly opened retail coffee shop located in downtown Carlisle (1 S Hanover St). Denim is a typical hipster/millennial vibe with having plenty of open space and a simplistic...

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