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  • Hershey Christmas
    How to Spend Christmas in Harrisburg
    The Christmas season brings with it countless holiday shows, seasonal displays and family friendly events. For must-do activities in Harrisburg and surrounding areas, check out the attractions highlighted below.Holiday Trains and TreesThe Whitaker...
  • Robin Pellegrini, Alfred's Victorian Restaurant, Middletown
    Where farm and table are always next door
    Before there was state government, before there was coal, iron, steel and chocolate there were farms on the western frontier of William Penn's colony. The Pennsylvania Dutch, the common moniker for shared beliefs among early 18th century...
  • Molly at Fort Hunter, Harrisburg, PA
    A Harrisburg historical site mirrors American history
    The origins of Fort Hunter date from the early 18th century. While many historic homesteads reflect a specific time – Mt. Vernon, Mississippi River plantations, Hyde Park – Fort Hunter captures a sweeping 200-year panoply of...
  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community concludes its 66th USA Annual Convention
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Community concludes its 66th USA Annual Convention
    Amidst the continued unrest in the Middle East and many other parts of the world, a group of Muslims came together for a three-day convention at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to spread the message of unity and peace. More than 7,000 men, women, and...
  • Edwin Austin Abbey mural "The Spirit of Light"
    Sense the energy of 21st century Harrisburg
    In the early years of the 20th century Philadelphia artist Edwin Austin Abbey created the monumental murals that decorate the vast rotunda of the State Capital building in Harrisburg. They illustrate Pennsylvania's top three 19th/20th century...
  • Crab stuffed Portobello Mushroom at Carley's Restorante
    Revitalizing Harrisburg hospitality along with the city
    From a 19th century power base of the American Industrial Revolution, transportation hub of the Northeast and capital of a vastly wealthy Pennsylvania, Harrisburg suffered the insults of industrial decline in the post 1970 economic landscape. Yet...
  • The faces of a new Harrisburg
    The faces of a new Harrisburg
    Ralph, Michael and Danielle stand on the roof top garden of 1500 Condominium taking a mock selfie while this journalist snaps a photo. They're neither mocking themselves nor my assignment to discover a new Harrisburg. On the contrary, their...
  • Whitaker Center
    Exploration is encouraged at the Whitaker Center
    Those unfamiliar with Harrisburg’s Whitaker Center located in renowned Strawberry Square might be surprised by how many programs and events this place of discovery offers. Many residents of central Pennsylvania have only scratched the...
  • Trinity High School Marching Band
    Political presence nearly absent at Harrisburg's St. Patty's Day parade
    As it was reported in PennLive, Harrisburg's St. Patrick's Day parade was on Saturday, March 22 which was five days after the official holiday. Because March 17 landed on a Monday this year, parade organizers and the Harrisburg mayor made...
  • Great American Sports Show
    Brand new outdoor show coming to Harrisburg
    A new outdoor sports show debuts this upcoming weekend in Harrisburg. The nine-day Great American Outdoor Show celebrates hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families. The new show replaces...
  • The Rise and Fall of The Honorable Mayor Linda Thompson
    The Rise and Fall of The Honorable Mayor Linda D. Thompson
    Harrisburg native, Mayor Linda Thompson’s political career took off after being elected to the City Council in 2002 and soared even higher when re-elected for a second term in 2005 as an at-large elected official as well as Vice President on...
  • Fireworks
    New Year’s Eve celebrations in Central PA
    In addition to the family friendly celebrations in Carlisle, York, and Bethlehem, there are additional towns with good fun this evening. This year two towns have cancelled their events; there will be no lollipop drop in Hummelstown this year, nor...
  • Vegan
    The vegan's guide to Harrisburg
    For those who follow a vegan diet, in which all animal products are cut out including dairy and eggs, there are many delicious ways to satisfy their appetites in Harrisburg. There are a number of restaurants serving vegan food, as well as grocery...
  • Kipona
    Harrisburg travel: Top festivals to experience
    Every year, dozens of festivals and events happen in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Whether planning on visiting Harrisburg during the summer, there are three festivals that are particularly fun to attend. Not only are these annual festivals enjoyable...
  • Fort Hunter Mansion
    3 Historic Places to See When Traveling to Harrisburg
    Harrisburg is a city bursting with history and excitement. Visitors wishing to experience that history have a number of attractions to choose from. These three places are a must-see for anyone traveling to or near Harrisburg:1. The National Civil...