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Housing Study: Harrisburg faces shortage of rental housing now, expected to get worse

October 16, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

A set of typical Harrisburg rowhomes The results of Harrisburg’s first citywide housing study are in, and they predict a… Read More

Harrisburg School Board meets new CRO, leaves charter school closure in limbo at October meeting

October 15, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Chief recovery Officer Janet Samuels (left) and CFO James Snell (middle.) Administrative turnover continues at the Harrisburg School District, which… Read More

Harrisburg’s Act 47 bill clears House vote; now heads to Senate.

October 15, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

A bill that will let Harrisburg exit financial recovery passed through the state House of Representatives this afternoon and now… Read More

TheBurg Podcast: “Gut and Replace” Edition.

October 12, 2018 | by TheBurg Staff

This Friday, there’s a chill in the air and a new episode of TheBurg Podcast ready for your ears. City… Read More

Harrisburg improves score on LGBTQ equality index

October 12, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg city hall Harrisburg has substantially improved its score on an equality index formulated by the Human Rights Campaign, it… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

October 11, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! We’re pretty excited about Très Bonne Année this weekend. This year we’re only doing the Gala, but that… Read More

House committee passes bill that would let Harrisburg exit Act 47, retain current tax levels for 5 years

October 9, 2018 | by Lizzy Hardison

Members of the House Local Government Committee met today to vote on HB2557. A House committee today passed a bill… Read More

Changing Places: New polling station on tap for some voters in Midtown Harrisburg

October 9, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

The Neighborhood Center on a past Election Day. If you live in Midtown Harrisburg, you may need to change where… Read More

ULI Report: Harrisburg’s 3rd Street corridor good, but could be great

October 4, 2018 | by Lawrance Binda

One of the commercial centers of the 3rd Street corridor–N. 3rd and Verbeke streets in Midtown Harrisburg. Harrisburg’s 3rd Street… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

October 4, 2018 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! SoMa is tonight! We bumped up the time to account for daylight/cooler temps, so please join us from… Read More
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