The vibe at Café 1500 has been coined “industrial-chic.” Large floor to ceiling windows cast beautiful light on high ceilings, a spacious bar and modern décor. The menu changes seasonally and brunch is offered on the weekends. Located in the heart of midtown, Café 1500 is known for award-winning food combinations and creative cocktails. With plenty of space, the restaurant can even accommodate large parties. Check out their happy hour specials during the week!
For an Old World European feel in a community environment, step into note. bistro and wine bar. This cozy, yet slightly upscale eatery focuses on inspired European cuisine and a hearty wine list with bottles from Germany, France, and Italy that perfectly pair with the food. note. prides itself on locally sourced ingredients, including those that go into handcrafted cocktails. Gather your friends for a sophisticated night out in the neighborhood.
A mission dedicated to education, collaboration, creativity, leadership and connectedness started nearly two decades ago, but a permanent home for a place to explore the visual arts opened in Midtown in January 2015. As the only art museum in the city, it is considered the cultural anchor for Central Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna Art Museum offers educational programming and diverse exhibits for community members of all ages.
Ever wanted to watch Saturday morning cartoons on the big screen? How about classic movies you haven’t seen in years? Or a down in front comedy show reminiscent to Mystery Science Theatre 3000? Midtown Cinema has all of that and more. This independent art house theater opens new indie, documentary and foreign films every Friday, on top of revolving events throughout the week. Plus, coffee, ice cream, and even beer at the brewery next door are available to enjoy with your movie.
Zeroday Brewing Company is the beer available next door to Midtown Cinema. The owners wanted to create a space where visitors can unwind after a long day at the office. A homebrewing hobby evolved into a Midtown brewery, which has quickly become a favorite amongst Midtown dwellers. The brewery specializes in clean, balanced ales and lagers. They also offer PA wine and cider. Zeroday is also a great live music venue to enjoy on the weekends. #FindYourZeroDay with a trip to this craft brewery.
In recent years, Harrisburg’s Midtown district has undergone a revitalization. What was once sleepy streets and few businesses has become a booming center for young professionals, artists, brewers and musicians. New businesses are popping up giving residents new foods to try or wares to buy.