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News

Mayor’s Slate Victorious in City Council Primary

May 20, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

Mayor Eric Papenfuse wasn’t on the ballot, but he may… Read More

Harrisburg Zoning Board Approves Moose Lodge Conversion

May 19, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

The landmark Moose Lodge Temple in Midtown Harrisburg took a… Read More

Two City District Justice Seats Up For Grabs in May Primary

May 14, 2015 | by Paul Barker

A challenge against a sitting judge accused of ethics violations… Read More

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Burg Blog & Podcast

Editorial Judgment

May 27, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

Cornelius Johnson and Westburn Majors, two of the victors in… Read More

Turned Out

May 20, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

As you may know, there’s an old adage in real… Read More

TheBurg Podcast, May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 | by Admin

Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in… Read More

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Culture

Chasing the Light: In central PA, the spring season has become plein air season.

April 30, 2015 | by Barbara Trainin Blank

It’s all about the light.
Capturing sunlight and shadows is… Read More

House of Note: Beauty awaits the discerning eye at Lindenwood.

April 30, 2015 | by Lori M. Myers

Close your eyes and imagine this: a master bedroom beyond… Read More

Love Is the Key: Harrisburg troubadour Josh Krevsky pursues his musical journey.

April 30, 2015 | by Alexis Dow Campbell

Josh Krevsky has been singing for as long as he… Read More

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In The Burg

River Beds: Historic riverfront mansions brought back to life at The Manor on Front Bed and Breakfast.

April 30, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

Michael and Sally Jo Wilson believe the “Mary K” Mansions,… Read More

Beyond the Bell: More than just kettles, Salvation Army helps rebuild lives.

April 30, 2015 | by Barbara Trainin Blank

Those who only “see red” when they think of The… Read More

Meet the Candidates: Harrisburg Democrats vie for 4 seats on City Council.

April 30, 2015 | by Paul Barker

Pat Stringer
Age: 65
Employment: Pa. Office of Inspector General… Read More

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Home Front

CASA Student Scribes: Clowning Around

April 30, 2015 | by Cliff Kubiak

Stepping off that rainbow-tinted school bus, a river of shame… Read More

Upgrade Your Anchors: Good style starts from the bottom, up.

April 30, 2015 | by Dave Marcheskie

Getting a fresh pair of kicks as a kid was… Read More

CASA Student Scribes: Fade Away

April 30, 2015 | by Yaasmeen Piper

My eyes flutter open. The light hanging above my head… Read More

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Business

Vine Vision: As Bucks Valley opens, Mike Pelino completes a journey from goal to glass.

April 30, 2015 | by Don Helin

It wasn’t long ago that refugees from the city, tired… Read More

Beer Here: Crave & Co. Cleared for Brewery

April 24, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

By this time next year, you may be sipping beer… Read More

Harrisburg Seeks to Revoke Business Licenses for 3 Bars

April 15, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

When you enter the Taproom in Midtown Harrisburg, you immediately… Read More

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Sports & Health

Easy City Rider: There’s plenty to do, celebrate during National Bike Month.

April 30, 2015 | by Matt Lewis

Did you wake up this morning wishing you could put… Read More

Change of Course: New races, dates, routes for 2015 Harrisburg runs.

March 31, 2015 | by Matt Lewis

If you’re a runner in Harrisburg, you know the drill.… Read More

Water and Air: Harrisburg’s historic Waterworks has found new purpose as a yoga studio—and it’s taking flight.

February 27, 2015 | by Ashleigh Pollart

The Old Waterworks on Front Street long has been considered… Read More

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Food

Back to Its Roots: The world’s best quaffs, a stunning setting for the Harrisburg Wine Festival.

April 30, 2015 | by Steve Juliana

For Harrisburg wine-lovers, this month will be a special one… Read More

Vine Vision: As Bucks Valley opens, Mike Pelino completes a journey from goal to glass.

April 30, 2015 | by Don Helin

It wasn’t long ago that refugees from the city, tired… Read More

A Fish Adventure: The head and eyes weren’t a problem; the scales were.

April 30, 2015 | by Rosemary Ruggieri Baer

I have always wanted to learn how to cook a… Read More

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Special Sections

A Fish Adventure: The head and eyes weren’t a problem; the scales were.

April 30, 2015 | by Rosemary Ruggieri Baer

I have always wanted to learn how to cook a… Read More

Sustenance in Steelton: Marla’s Place is basic, very basic, but the food and service will make you feel at home.

April 30, 2015 | by Paul Barker

The menu at Marla’s Place, in downtown Steelton, is an… Read More

A Taco Tale: The humble food gets a celebrity makeover at Mid St8 Taco.

April 30, 2015 | by Stephanie Kalina-Metzger

Pippa Calland moves through the details of her life and… Read More

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Community Comment

Above and Beyond: Showing you care in business, life means providing the “wow factor.”

April 30, 2015 | by Jaime Novinger-Toigo

I was on a recent flight as I started to… Read More

Community Comment: Front Street Redesign Is “Ill-Conceived”

April 15, 2015 | by Ted Fridirici

The mayor is to be applauded for efforts to make… Read More

All Things Local: Our commitment to Harrisburg runs deep.

February 27, 2015 | by Jonathan Casey

As a business owner in Harrisburg, I believe that supporting… Read More

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Happenings

Derby Day

May 6, 2015 | by Admin

May 2: Catch the ponies and see the floppy hats… Read More

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