Greater Harrisburg's Community Magazine

View the full magazine online here

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

July 30, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda and Maddie Gittens

Our August issue of TheBurg Magazine is being distributed today. Make sure you grab a copy and read about some… Read More

Harrisburg plans to open Jackson Lick pool next week after a year without swimming

July 30, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

It looks like Harrisburg residents can pull out those bathing suits after all. The city announced on Friday that the… Read More

Burg Review: Sankofa’s poignant “Pretty Fire” unveils warmth, humor, amid troubled times

July 30, 2021 | by Gina Napoli

Its program cover art is shaded black, with smoky amber flames eating away at worried eyes. Therefore, I expected “Pretty… Read More

Jamaican restaurant to open in Uptown Harrisburg as Broad Street Market vendor expands

July 30, 2021 | by Maddie Gittens

A freshly painted bright red, green and yellow roof stands out in the Uptown landscape. The flag painted on the… Read More

August Editor’s Note

July 30, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg is a place of comings and goings. Recently, the city lost two wonderful 20-somethings to the winds—TheBurg’s former city… Read More

Going Paperless: Is there a future for local news?

July 30, 2021 | by Lawrance Binda

I read a lot of stories about the news industry. That’s no huge surprise, given that I run a newspaper… Read More

Harrisburg & Harlem: Programs spotlight three local women hailed as Harlem Renaissance poets

July 30, 2021 | by M. Diane McCormick

I pledge allegiance to the flag— They dragged him naked Through the muddy streets, A feeble-minded black boy! —“Flag Salute”… Read More

Past & Praise: Salem UCC celebrates its history, considers new ways to serve

July 30, 2021 | by Susan Ryder

In May 1787, delegates gathered, argued and debated in Philadelphia at the Constitutional Convention. At the same time, a log… Read More

Where the Trees Are Tops: State forests (somehow) keep a low profile

July 30, 2021 | by Karen Hendricks

Many Pennsylvanians don’t realize that state forests exist. “It’s something that’s maddening,” said Tim Ladner, district forester for the six-county… Read More

Head Start: Lindsay Bowman readies for her first year leading Harrisburg Academy’s Middle and Upper Schools

July 30, 2021 | by Rachel Curry

Weeks before she officially started her new role in July, Lindsay Bowman sat in a classroom on a hot summer’s… Read More
Load More Articles Subscribe to the Burg

TheBurg is a monthly magazine and daily online news site that begins to tell the stories that, put together, describe the community of greater Harrisburg: the people who live, work and travel here; the families that make their home here; the merchants who do business here. Learn more about TheBurg | Support TheBurg