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Blackberry St. Mural Harrisburg 2020
Jul 12, 2021 by Karen Hendricks

Mural Magic: Harrisburg Mural Festival Returns in 2021

Just like a breathtakingly long fireworks display, this year’s #HBGMuralFest is spread out over the entire summer. There will be pops of color added to the city’s streetscape, now through September, and by the end of the summer, the number of Harrisburg’s murals will surpass a milestone—50! While mural art seems to appear like magic, there’s
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Harrisburg Outdoor Dining Mural
Apr 28, 2021 by Sydney Musser & Devan Drabik

Dining in the Street is Back!

May is here, bringing warm weather, longer days and the return of Harrisburg's outdoor dining-in-the-street program! Starting on May 1st and running all summer long, Harrisburg's innovative outdoor dining experience, “Saturday Nights in the City” will return to downtown Harrisburg. Every Saturday, from 5pm to 10pm, Second Street, North Street,
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Little Amps Sweet Treat Coffee Shot
Apr 14, 2021 by Devan Drabik

4 Must-Try Coffee Shops in HBG

Calling all morning caffeine seekers, afternoon coffee hunters and sweet aroma seekers... Harrisburg is home to unique flavors and inviting atmospheres that you won't find at national coffee shop chains. From craft-roasted beans & 3-D printing, to cold-brew tricycles and cookie frappes, these cafes are definitely worth a visit! Elementary Coffee
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Feb 1, 2021 by Devan Drabik

Date Night in Harrisburg

Whether you are looking to surprise your sweetheart tonight, or you are planning a Valentine's evening to remember, Harrisburg is your destination for a great date night. Indoor Dining in the City Many Harrisburg City restaurants are open for indoor dining, with limited capacity, so it's worth making your reservations early. Here are just a few of
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Aug 24, 2020 by Sydney Musser

Harrisburg's Takeout Month

September just got a whole lot tastier with takeout options for everyone. The Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District (DID) is excited to introduce Takeout Month throughout the month of September 2020 to support our local restaurants. It has never been easier to taste all the unique flavors of our great Harrisburg restaurants. Takeout Month is a
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What's New
Jun 18, 2019 by Sydney Musser

Summer in Downtown Harrisburg

You can hear the whooping of ecstatic children as the school year ends, and smell the smoky-sweet scent of grills heating up in preparation for cookouts. The snow and ice of winter are long gone; the sun is shining, and the skies are blue. The days feel limitless – it’s time to explore and try new things! There’s no better place to start your
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Stocks on 2nd
May 10, 2018 by Explore HBG

Restaurant Profile: Stock's on Second

Plating farm-to-fork comfort food and pouring barrel-aged bourbon cocktails, Stock’s on 2 nd is warm and inviting restaurant on Restaurant Row in Harrisburg that gives guests a sophisticated dining experience at a casual diner’s cost. Nothing about their locally sourced menu is intimidating, and everything about their whiskey list is impressive.
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Artsfest 2017 Glass
Apr 30, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Outdoor May Events in HBG

The weather is finally warming up and that means its event season in Harrisburg, PA. From outdoor festivals to family-friendly events and home tours, there is plenty to do in the month of May, so be sure to mark your calendars with these events: Artsfest - May 26-28 Over Memorial Day weekend, over 40,000 families, shoppers and art collectors
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Apr 12, 2018

Restaurant Profile: Home 231

With menu creations as fresh as their veggies, the region’s first farm-to-table restaurant, Home 231, delivers sensational seasonal flavor in its cozy spot next to the Capitol. General Manager Richie Vickroy introduces us to Home 231, an atmosphere and menu built on a passion for food.
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