Midtown Person of 2014

Congratulations to Adam Porter for earning the Midtown Person of 2014 Award for his work with st@artup and the Midtown Cinema. We thank all who nominated a supremely qualified slate of individuals: Shaashawn Dial-Snowden, Stuart Landon, Doug Neidich, Liz Laribee, and Ashlee Dugan. These six individuals work hard to improve Midtown and we’re grateful for […]

Winter 2015 Newsletter

We finally finished delivering our Winter 2015 Newsletter last weekend. If you like you know what we’re doing three months out, here’s a copy in case we missed your home or you don’t live in Midtown.

#ShopMidtown Coupon Books Have Arrived

Beginning Saturday, November 29, Small Business Saturday, Friends of Midtown’s #ShopMidtown coupon books will be available for purchase at the Broad Street Market. We’ll start the sale during the HomeGrown Market from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Meanwhile, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., enjoy a Local Lunch with your friends and neighbors. We’ll then have them for […]

10/30: Trick-or-Treat Haunted House

While the kids are out trick-or-treating, tell them to stop by the Historic Harrisburg Resource Center (1230 N. 3rd St.) for some candy and a free haunted house. The theme: maniacal prisoners have escaped the State Hospital and have taken over the historic bank at 3rd and Verbeke streets. Mayhem ensued. Thanks to the TECH program […]

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Thanks to all our volunteers last weekend who helped to distribute more than 3000 paper newsletters throughout Midtown. If we missed your home or you don’t live in Midtown and want to see our general outline for October, November, and December, here’s a copy for your viewing.

Friends of Midtown needs your help to keep going

I wanted to take a moment today to thank all of you for your continued support as participants in Friends of Midtown’s several events this year. You probably didn’t make them all, so I’ll start off with a brief rundown. We did a lot, so it’s a bit lengthy. If you don’t need a reminder […]

7/12: Local Lunch @ Asalah

Friends of Midtown organizes monthly Local Lunches to highlight Midtown eateries and encourage support of local businesses. In one visit, you may support a Midtown business, meet fellow neighbors, and enjoy a satisfying meal. On July 12, we will be visiting Asalah Moroccan Cuisine (1014 N. 3rd St.) from noon to 2:00 p.m. Share our Facebook event with […]

7/11: Friends of Midtown Night with the Senators

Catch a game of the Great American Pastime with our local AA team against the Altoona Curve, all with your neighbors. We can walk over to City Island from Midtown as a group, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the wayfinding map in Riverfront Park at Front and Boas streets, or you could just meet us […]