Greater Harrisburg's Community Magazine

The Week that Was: News and features around Harrisburg

The Salvation Army building in Midtown Harrisburg

This past week, you may have been focused on the many important national new stories. Still, plenty was happening locally, too. If you missed some of our coverage, we have it all listed and linked below.

Arts blogger Bob took a trip out of town to see a stunning, sprawling exhibit in historic Milton, Pa. In his column, find out what’s hanging there, and he also has some ideas closer to home.

Gamut Theatre Co. has a new show this month, the classic drama, “An Enemy of the People.” Our theater reviewer attended opening night to take in the play’s timely, powerful message. Click here to read her review.

Harrisburg University is revising its plan for a new building in downtown Harrisburg, removing a 10-story hotel from the proposal. Find out why and what comes next by reading our online news story.

Harrisburg University recently debuted a testing lab, with ambitions to grow the facility to benefit both students and businesses. Check out our online story to find out more about the initiative and where you’ll soon find the testing center.

Music in the Harrisburg area has improved by leaps and bounds, says our music writer. Her magazine column reveals which shows are worth your time this month.

Sandwiches by ShakeDown has debuted in the Broad Street Market, with a new concept from the owners of the former barbecue favorite. Get a taste of what they’re up to in our online story, which also has an early (metaphorical) Easter egg for hungry fans.

Salvation Army Harrisburg has been trying to sell its Midtown building for five years, and an interested buyer has finally emerged. Find out what the proposed developer plans to do and how his concept has been greeted.

Sara Bozich always has something fun up her sleeve, and this weekend is no exception. Pick and choose from her long list of events, which contains something for every taste.

Steve Reed served as Harrisburg mayor for 28 years, leaving office as one of the most important, and controversial, figures in city history. Now that Reed has passed, our editor, in his monthly column, takes another look at his legacy.

The Painted Word is our quarterly review of the fine arts scene in and around Harrisburg. This month, our columnist went to school—literally—with a roundup of exhibits at area colleges.

Zeroday Brewing Co. has a lot on its plate—and in its taps. TheBurg broke the news last weekend of a major expansion for the Harrisburg-based company. Find out what’s brewing in one of our most-read online stories of the past year.

Do you receive TheBurg Daily, our daily digest of news and events delivered right to your email inbox? If not, subscribe here!

Continue Reading