2016 #ShopMidtown coupon book available

In case you haven’t heard, our new #ShopMidtown coupon books have arrived. The book is bigger this year, with 56 coupons from 50 businesses, but the price is the same: just $10 per book, with Friends of Midtown members paying only $8. Plus, for as long as they remain, we’ll give you a complimentary 2015 #ShopMidtown […]

Midtown Person of 2015 Nominations Sought

A nominee should demonstrate the core goals of the Friends of Midtown: Strengthen the intrinsic physical structures of community by promoting a pedestrian-scaled streetscape that is safe and clean; Stimulate Midtown’s economic revitalization by encouraging small business growth that contributes to a more livable community and quality of life for all; Spark public participation through events […]

Halloween Haunted House

Our free Halloween Haunted House returns to Midtown on October 29, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. We’re working with youth from the Neighborhood Center’s TECH program to develop a frightening, but fun theme of the dangers of radiation. Those trick-or-treaters too young for this scary attraction may still have candy. We could still use some volunteers, […]

Seeking Input for Wayfinding Maps

in 2012, Urban 3D developed wayfinding maps listing businesses and other attractions n Midtown. The maps are being updated, but we’re seeking your input to assure we didn’t miss anything. Please take a moment to look at the map and let us know if any new businesses were excluded, any included businesses have closed, or […]

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Each season, Friends of Midtown distributes more than 3000 paper newsletters throughout Midtown. It’s our most ambitious method of spreading word about our upcoming events. To accomplish this, we need the help of about a dozen volunteers for one or two weekends. If you’re able to help share our October, November, and December events with […]

Midtown May Market

Friends of Midtown’s third annual Midtown May Market brings together a community yard sale and fundraiser waffle brunch on May 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The yard sale is a partnership with other community organizations–Midtown Square Action Council, Olde Uptown Neighborhood Association, Market Place Town Homes HOA, and New Fox Ridge HOA–and will […]

Jeremiah Chamberlin Q&A

What is your current employment? Do you own your residence or other property in the City? Yes; I have a small apartment building downtown near the Firehouse Restaurant Have you ever been delinquent in paying your real estate taxes at the City, school district, or county level? No Have you ever been charged with a […]

Cornelius Johnson Q&A

What is your current employment? Health Officer/Department Head for Susquehanna Township Do you own your residence or other property in the City? No, I do not own property in the City of Harrisburg, yet but I’m currently house shopping and looking to buy soon. Have you ever been delinquent in paying your real estate taxes […]