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 […]
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 […]
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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Two-Minute Tuesday Cleanup and Beautification Committee Meeting Tuesday, July 1, 6:15 p.m. 3rd and Verbeke Sts.Join FOM’s Beautification Committee in a brief (roughly thirty-minute) cleanup, followed by a meeting on how to beautify Midtown. Meet at 3rd and Verbeke streets and we’ll determine an area to clean up, followed by a brief meeting nearby. If the […]
Together, Harrisburg came out to show its support for the Broad Street Market, with over 250 individuals contributing over $1300. This wouldn’t have been possible without the dozen vendors who donated their time and goods in the spirit of collective benefit: highest vote-receiver Lil’s Pretzels and Candy Scramble; second-place winner Porter’s House, third-place winner Apple Dumplings, etc.; The Cornerstone Eatery; Fisher’s Deli and Bakery; Green […]