March sees the return of the Citizen Safety and Beautification committees and the continuation of happy-hour-style meetings for the Events Committee. Here’s the when and where of each:
Citizen Safety: Monday, March 3, 6:30 p.m., Stage on Herr, 268 Herr St., contact
Beautification: Wednesday, March 5, 6:15 p.m., Second Floor Pews of Midtown Scholar, 1302 N. 3rd St., contact
Our Annual Meeting was fun, but we had some announcements to make. Among those announcements was the recognition of John Campbell as Midtown Citizen of 2013 in recognition of his efforts to preserve historic structures in Midtown and to stimulate its cultural and business communities through 3rd in the Burg.
Below are some photographs of the [...]
Trying to plan your February? Here’s the Friends of Midtown eNewsletter so you know what we and others are doing in Midtown.
On February 20, come out to Stage on Herr (268 Herr St.) for a great evening of food and fellowship with your neighbors at the Winter Social and Annual Meeting, an annual combination of business and pleasure. For your pleasure, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., we’ll have free appetizers, a cash bar, a door prize, and an icebreaker [...]
Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced the formation of a seven-person task force to advise him on the future of the Broad Street Market. Several news outlets have reported on the announcement, but ABC 27 appears to have the most thorough report as of now. Friends of Midtown has representation on the task force, so if you have [...]
Friends of Midtown organizes a monthly Local Lunch to highlight a Midtown eatery and encourage support of local business. Our last event, at Cafe 1500, even received some media coverage.
On February 8, we’re meeting at Nellie’s Southern Style Cafe, 306 Reily St, from noon to 2:00 p.m. In one visit, you can support this Midtown business, meet fellow neighbors, [...]
Since early 2013, Pennsylvania Law has prohibited disposal of televisions, computers, and other electronic products with regular trash. Because these items will not be collected when placed at the curb with other trash, it encourages scavengers to break them to remove metals from within, potentially leaving a pile of glass and plastic for you to clean [...]
Friends of Midtown recently hosted a Local Lunch at Café 1500. Buzz about the event reached Pennlive and an article was recently posted to the site. Be sure to check it out here!
The Friends of Midtown Little Free Library is now open for business in the Broad Street Market building fronting Third Street. Stop by to share some books with others or to borrow one for yourself. Thanks to Harrisburg Patriot-News and PA Media Group for donating the box.
We had a blast with everybody who attended our Local Lunch at Café 1500 on Saturday! Now we’d like to hear from you: where should our February Local Lunch take place? Visit out Facebook page, find the appropriate post, and nominate your favorite Midtown restaurant suggestions in the comment section and vote by liking one of the comments. [...]