From beer cocktails to Mike Birbiglia: Fly's most read stories

It’s been two and a half months since we debuted our brand-new website. In that time, we’ve featured some great music interviews (like bluegrass heavyweights Old Crow Medicine Show and the soulful Aloe Blacc), investigated drinking and dining trends like beer cocktails and showcased many of the region’s new bars and restaurants.

Cooler yet, we’ve begun digging up old interviews from Fly’s 20+ years of publishing in an ongoing series called From the Vault, with new additions posted every week on Thursday.

We’ve also established an email newsletter that we’ll be using to bring you each month’s headlines, announce ticket contests and feature profiles on local chefs, bartenders, venue owners – the people who make the region’s dining, entertainment and nightlife scene what it is. (You can sign up for the newsletter here.)

If you’ve checked in on the site over the last few months – thank you! We’ve gotten an overwhelming response – both compliments and constructive criticism – and we cannot thank you enough for telling us your feedback. In fact, keep it coming! You can comment below, reach our content editor with suggestions about the print edition, or reach our digital editor with feedback about the website and social media.

If you haven’t been by in a while, we’ve pulled together our four most-read stories so far. Think of it as a CliffsNotes guide to


The Hilarious (Bir) B.I.G. (lia): Mike Birbiglia

Mike BirbigliaOur exclusive Q&A with the sleepwalking, plain-talking comedian Mike Birbiglia. READ IT


Beer cocktail recipes from the pros

BeerCocktails0714Beer and liquor have long been either-or options, but these Central PA mix-masters demonstrate that the two can play nice after all – and taste delicious. READ IT


BBQ lessons from “The Professor” Tuffy Stone


Barbecue master and BBQPitmasters star Tuffy Stone dishes on what it takes to be a champion. READ IT


Ladies of Craft: Beer talk with Stouts and Stilettos’ Tierney Pomone


On her blog – – Tierney Pomone proves that women dig craft beer, too. READ IT


What’s your favorite story so far? What would you like to see us write more about? Comment below!




  • Share on Tumblr
Posted in Articles, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Out & About, Out & About – Harrisburg, Out & About – Lancaster, Out & About – York, York

Mike McMonagle is a late-to-bed guy who tries daily to be an early riser. He drinks coffee, beer, whiskey and water regularly. He moonlights as a singer/songwriter by the name of Mike McMonagle. He makes photos sometimes, usually of his cat, or of puddles. Mike is the former digital editor for Fly; he left in 2015.

Close Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *