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Category - Downtown

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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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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Apr 12, 2018 by Devan Drabik

HBG Offers Free Happy Hour Parking

Happy Hour just got a lot sweeter in Downtown Harrisburg. That's because the City of Harrisburg partnered with Dauphin County and the Downtown Improvement District to pre-pay the parking meters from 5-7pm. You can now park directly in front of your favorite happy hour spots for FREE! All 96 meters in the Harrisburg Downtown Improvement no longer
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Jul 22, 2016 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg Insiders: Lauren Schaller & Cyndee Hitz

Lauren and Cyndee are employees of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. How did you find your way to Harrisburg? Cyndee: I’ve lived here my whole life. Thirty-plus years. Lauren: I actually live in Lancaster and commute to Harrisburg. It’s different from other cities. With Restaurant Row down on Second Street, City Island and the sports
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Jul 22, 2016 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg Insider: Nate DeFazio

Nate works with the Harrisburg Senators. How’d you find your way here? I moved here right after I graduated from college. I’m from a small mountain town in the middle of nowhere with a very low population. I didn’t realize that there was another city other than Pittsburgh until I was probably 13 or 14 years old. That being the case, it was a little
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Dec 18, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Best Spots for Ethnic Food in Harrisburg

Want to send your taste buds to exotic locales but don’t have time to fly around the globe? No problem. We got you covered. Harrisburg offers an impressive selection of diverse ethnic food found nowhere else in the area. If you’re in the mood for some inventive Latin fusion, there’s La Noche Cantina, which shares a kitchen with its sister
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Cityscape photograph by Erik Larson