Greater Harrisburg's Community Magazine


TheBurg is a community magazine and daily online news site that covers the area in and around Harrisburg, Pa. The print issues are published monthly, typically a day or two before the beginning of the month. We distribute copies of TheBurg to more than 500 locations in the greater Harrisburg area, including in Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Adams, and Perry counties. Our current circulation for the print magazine is 20,000+.

Winner of Keystone Press Awards! 

Over more than 12 years, TheBurg has built a reputation for quality reporting, writing and design as we serve our community in central Pennsylvania. We also have received the recognition of our peers, winning numerous Keystone Press Awards, which reward excellence in journalism, including the prestigious Sweepstakes Award for best performance in our division.

Key monthly dates for TheBurg include:

  • 1st of the month: TheBurg is fully distributed to more than 450 locations throughout greater Harrisburg.
  • 10th of the month: Deadline for all copy, including “Community Corner” and “Happenings” event listings. Submit copy to
  • 15th of the month: Deadline for all advertising copy. Submit ads to

Our Staff

Larry Binda is co-publisher and editor-in-chief of TheBurg. He oversees all functions of the magazine, including editorial content, design and sales. He has worked for many newspapers and magazines, including as an editor, a staff writer and a contributor. Larry holds a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Larry can be reached at

Lauren Maurer is TheBurg’s director of sales, responsible for all aspects of the sales process. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Messiah College and a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Lauren is dedicated to making Harrisburg a great place to live, work and play. Contact her at to reach your community with an ad!

Megan Caruso is the creative director for TheBurg and is responsible for the overall art direction and design. This includes brainstorming artwork for each article, directing layout, photography and illustration. She believes TheBurg is a true reflection of the evolving culture in Harrisburg, and is excited to be part of such a positive and talented team. In addition to working with TheBurg, she is co-founder of Sprocket Mural Works.

Kelsey Tatge is TheBurg’s Administrative Executive and Program Coordinator, responsible for assisting in the support of sales, managing Friends of TheBurg program, and overseeing TheBurg print distribution. Kelsey is also is our 3rd in the Burg coordinator.  In this role, she oversees Harrisburg’s monthly arts and community event. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a concentration in public relations from Bloomsburg University.  Contact her at

Maddie Conley is a reporter and is responsible for producing news for the magazine and website. She has a B.A. in Journalism from Messiah College. Maddie can be reached at