Magazine-style news podcast that introduces you to the most fascinating people in Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania. Hear their authentic stories, straight from every month’s issue of TheBurg—with a different twist—on TheBurg Podcast. Because there’s always “more to the story.” Hosted by Karen Hendricks. TheBurg is a monthly community magazine devoted to PA news, business, art, culture, music, food, health, sports and more; Lawrance Binda, editor.

Note: We accidentally published an un-edited version of this episode earlier. You may have seen it in your feed, but we've replaced it with this new, edited version. 

You may have already picked up a print copy of TheBurg's December issue -- why not chase it with a new podcast?

On this week's episode, Lizzy and Larry recap the mayor's annual budget presentation. Where is your money going in 2019? They also discuss PennDOT plans to widen 1-83 in Harrisburg, as well as the article Lizzy wrote for this month's magazine about the rise, fall and potential resurgence of downtown retail.

You can read our coverage of all the topics we discussed in this week's podcast on our website. Lizzy's retail story is also out in print today, as is Larry's column, which jibes well with our discussion of the Broad Street Market at the end of the episode. Find a copy at one of our distribution locations.

Mayor proposes 2019 budget with no tax hikes, slight spending decrease from current year.

A 12-lane highway in Harrisburg? It’s possible in PennDOT plan for I-83.

Retail Therapy: More people are choosing to live, work and play in Harrisburg. Could a retail revival be next?

Let’s Talk: The nation’s “social infrastructure” may be withering, but Harrisburg’s is growing stronger.

TheBurg Podcast is released semi-monthly by TheBurg Magazine. It is recorded in the offices of Startup Harrisburg and produced by Lizzy Hardison. Special thanks to Paul Coolley, who wrote our theme music.

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Lizzy and Larry discuss the proposed changes to Harrisburg's Second Street, and recap a public meeting on the subject attended by more than 100 city residents. They also offer some predictions for what's to come in the city's 2019 budget hearings and with the appointments to Harrisburg's new Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority. 

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