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News

City To Replace Trees Lost in Street Repaving

August 25, 2015 | by Paul Barker

Harrisburg will replace trees cut down along Front Street as… Read More

Teens Clean Streets, Sharpen the Saw in Summer Program

August 14, 2015 | by Paul Barker

Harrisburg’s streets are a little cleaner, and the pockets of… Read More

Reed Remained Active, Engaged After Term, Friends Say

August 12, 2015 | by Paul Barker

Not long after Stephen Reed left office in 2010, after… Read More

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Burg Blog & Podcast

TheBurg Podcast, Aug. 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 | by Admin

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

TheBurg Podcast, Aug. 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 | by Admin

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

TheBurg Podcast, Aug. 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 | by Admin

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

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Culture

Hi-Energy August: A hot time in the old city.

July 31, 2015 | by Andrew Dyrli Hermeling

Summer is winding down, so let’s turn up the heat… Read More

Everything Not in Its Place: “People Places Things”: An honest, humorous look at family life.

July 31, 2015 | by Sammi Leigh Melville

James C. Strouse’s quirky rendition of single life as a… Read More

The Write Stuff: “A Novel Idea” puts aspiring authors through the paces.

July 31, 2015 | by Don Helin

Twenty-five years ago, Roger Smith, executive director of the Perry… Read More

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In The Burg

Parallel Parking: The state has urged Harrisburg to crack down on “rogue” parking operations. Then why is it subsidizing the city’s largest competitor?

July 31, 2015 | by Paul Barker

In 2011, Adam Meinstein, a Philadelphia-based real estate developer, bought… Read More

Raising Glasses, Raising Money: Très Bonne Année: A Very Good Year, for a Very Good Cause

July 31, 2015 | by M. Diane McCormick

On a trip to Napa Valley, Terry Lehman and his… Read More

A Slave, a Free Man: Exhibit opens on Harrisburg’s own Ephraim Slaughter.

July 31, 2015 | by M. Diane McCormick

His was a life of contradictions.
The escaped slave fighting… Read More

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Home Front

Man Up, Layer Up: Guys, slowly back away from that hoodie.

July 31, 2015 | by Dave Marcheskie

If you’re reading this and are wondering why people in… Read More

School’s Out: After 40 years, Londonderry director leaves for summer, forever.

July 31, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

Rhoda Barasch is spending her summer like she has for… Read More

Career-Bound, College-Bound: As vo-tech education grows, students find many paths to follow.

July 31, 2015 | by Phyllis Zimmerman

Once upon a time, lots of people believed a fallacy… Read More

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Business

More Apartments: Harristown to Add to Downtown Housing Revival

August 7, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

New apartments continue to spring up in downtown Harrisburg, as… Read More

Little Amps to Open in Strawberry Square

July 31, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

Attention state workers–your high-quality caffeine fix is closer than ever… Read More

Market Upswing: There’s a new vibe in Midtown as vendors pour into the Broad Street Market.

July 31, 2015 | by Ashleigh Pollart

If someone showed you a time lapse of the city… Read More

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Sports & Health

Nature’s Classroom: Wildwood Park encourages learning, discovery in summer programs.

July 31, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

The frog slipped through the fingers of 6-year-old Spencer Clark.… Read More

Better Shape: Ivan Black brings his passion for fitness to a struggling corner of Harrisburg.

June 30, 2015 | by Paul Barker

Last month, on a not-too-hot Wednesday morning, I found myself… Read More

Growing Up . . . and Going for a Run: More than a physical challenge, Girls on the Run helps students open up, learn about life and mature.

June 30, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

Girls on the Run teaches young students valuable life skills… Read More

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Food

Little Amps to Open in Strawberry Square

July 31, 2015 | by Lawrance Binda

Attention state workers–your high-quality caffeine fix is closer than ever… Read More

Market Upswing: There’s a new vibe in Midtown as vendors pour into the Broad Street Market.

July 31, 2015 | by Ashleigh Pollart

If someone showed you a time lapse of the city… Read More

Peppered with Memories: Stuffed peppers can be an amazing mid-summer meal—the school cafeteria notwithstanding.

July 31, 2015 | by Rosemary Ruggieri Baer

During the long, hot August afternoons of my childhood, many… Read More

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Special Sections

Nature’s Classroom: Wildwood Park encourages learning, discovery in summer programs.

July 31, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

The frog slipped through the fingers of 6-year-old Spencer Clark.… Read More

School’s Out: After 40 years, Londonderry director leaves for summer, forever.

July 31, 2015 | by Rebecca Hanlon

Rhoda Barasch is spending her summer like she has for… Read More

Career-Bound, College-Bound: As vo-tech education grows, students find many paths to follow.

July 31, 2015 | by Phyllis Zimmerman

Once upon a time, lots of people believed a fallacy… Read More

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Community Comment

Planting Seeds: Businesspeople can invest anywhere, which is why incentives are needed to make Harrisburg’s re-development self-sustaining.

June 30, 2015 | by Stephen C. Gierasch

As a professional services provider in the Harrisburg area for… Read More

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

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Happenings

Happenings: Our August Calendar of Events

July 31, 2015 | by Admin

Museum & Art Spaces
 
3rd Street Studio
1725 N. 3rd… Read More

Community Corner: Notable Events in August

July 31, 2015 | by Admin

Equality Fest
Aug. 2: Help promote inclusion and community at… Read More

Happenings: Our July Calendar of Events

June 30, 2015 | by Admin

Museum & Art Spaces
 
3rd Street Studio
1725 N. 3rd… Read More

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