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June 15, 2016 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse Harrisburg can be a contrary place and, during my years here, I’ve seen little agreement on… Read More
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History on Canvas: City artist completes years-long “Harris Project.”

June 1, 2016 | by Kari Larsen

John Harris Sr., the founder of Harrisburg, lies buried in a small graveyard under a mulberry tree in Riverfront Park.… Read More
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Films al Fresco: Outdoor movies return to Midtown Cinema.

June 1, 2016 | by Sammi Leigh Melville

If there’s one thing that’s been proven throughout all of history, it’s that people like free things. And while fun… Read More
Prairie Empire. Photograph by Tanya and Zhenya Posternak.

Musical Notes: Summer Songs–June’s lineup matches weather’s warmth.

May 31, 2016 | by Andrew Dyrli Hermeling

Prairie Empire. Photograph by Tanya and Zhenya Posternak. Finally. Summer is arriving. And while May has been a bit disappointing… Read More
Student Scribes: T-E-R-R-A-P-I-N

Student Scribes: T-E-R-R-A-P-I-N

May 31, 2016 | by Joseph Sasu Jr.

A war drum beat inside of me. The shaking was unbearable, but it immediately stopped, and I was transformed into… Read More
Student Scribes: Malignant

Student Scribes: Malignant

May 31, 2016 | by Britney Buterbaugh

Crisp, cold mid-February air whistles through the slightly opened window of my car as I tap my menthol cigarette after… Read More
Student Scribes: A Mother’s Delight (After Sylvia Plath’s Work in “Ariel”)

Student Scribes: A Mother’s Delight (After Sylvia Plath’s Work in “Ariel”)

May 31, 2016 | by Macey Kate Markovich

What kind of girl are you looking for? One who smiles as bright as the sun, whose eyes crinkle and… Read More
Urban Churn Ice Cream

Food Network: Harrisburg’s craft food producers have formed a culture of cooperation, a web of support.

May 31, 2016 | by M. Diane McCormick

Urban Churn Ice Cream Maybe the chalkboard notice at Zeroday Brewing Co. says it all. “Add a scoop of Urban… Read More
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Self Portrait of an Artist: “Sondheim on Sondheim” opens at Open Stage of Harrisburg.

May 31, 2016 | by Cindy Dlugolecki

“Surprise is the lifeblood of the theater,” master composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim insists in his book, “Look, I Made… Read More
Community Corner: Notable June Events

Community Corner: Notable June Events

May 31, 2016 | by TheBurg Editor

June Community Corner Summer Reading June 1-Aug. 30: Dauphin County Library System invites readers of all ages to participate in… Read More
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