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.

Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

April 22, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul discuss an important upcoming vote on the Harrisburg Strong Plan and try to divine what council members are going to do with it. They also discuss how a board nominee navigated an unexpected controversy, and how the city has slimmed down its plans for the 4th of July. Finally, they offer their Most Harrisburg Things this week - a quartet of swans in Italian Lake park, and a farewell to Paul, who recorded today from the Burg Nest for the last time.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store. You can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

TheBurg Podcast will be on hiatus after this week, but we hope to be back in the future. Stay tuned!

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

April 15, 2016: Larry and Paul discuss why a mayoral board appointment, not usually much of a headline-grabber, drew so much attention this week. They also talk about a traffic conversion study, a Senate hearing on municipal distress and cynicism and growth in city businesses.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store. You can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

April 8, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a little bit of sunlight hitting Impact Harrisburg and showing... well, not that much, but there's still plenty to say about the non-profit organization and the $13 million it manages. They also talk about the man charged with the murder of Chief Carter's nephew, and how his story raises questions about many facets of the justice system in Harrisburg. And stick around for a dive into statehouse politics, booted vehicles and Simpsons references.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store. You can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

April 1, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about the string of recent shootings hitting the police department close to home, with the murder last Saturday of the nephew of Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter. They also discuss Paul's feature this month on a $16 million fund controlled by the Harrisburg Firemen's Relief Association. And, as always, they offer their takes on the Most Harrisburg Thing This Week.

 

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

March 25, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a $9 million conservation proposal involving the forested watershed that supplies Harrisburg's drinking water. They also discuss City Council's after-session discussion of a home rule charter plan the members aren't quite warming up to. Plus, the Bernie Sanders campaign arrives in Midtown, and Larry appears in a WITF interview.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

March 18, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a blistering report on the city treasury leaked by City Controller Charles DeBrunner. They also discuss what happened when state officials showed up at City Council chambers to hear about the city's proposed updates to its recovery plan.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

March 11, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a well-attended public meeting on a proposed marijuana decriminalization bill and the second workshop on updates to the city's recovery plan. They also discuss two slices of city living they witnessed in the warmer weather.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

March 4, 2016: Let the sun shine... This week, Larry and Paul discuss a City Council workshop on the recovery plan, the Sunshine Act and a government-related nonprofit's closed-door meetings, and a U.S. News & World Report survey that gave high marks to the Harrisburg metro area as a place to live.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Feb. 26, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul discuss the fallout from the Civil War Museum heist and what's coming next - call it a Civil War security summit. They also talk about infrastructure money and where to find it, some recent and impending arrivals in the Midtown business district, and dreams and deception in the Harrisburg School District.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Feb. 19, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a series of revelations about a heist at the National Civil War Museum, as well as Paul's feature in the February issue about City Council members. They also talk about a letter Larry got in the mail, written by local legend Mary Sachs and dated Dec. 31, 1929.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Feb. 12, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about a bill before City Council to reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana, plus the passage of more or less the same 2016 budget that was adopted in December. They also talk about problems of editorial control and sensitivity to city issues with an NRA-sponsored exhibit at the Civil War museum. And, as always, they nominate their candidates for the Most Harrisburg Thing This Week.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Feb. 5, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul give their top three - drum roll... - takeaways from the hearing on the city's recovery plan Wednesday night. They also talk about an open records lawsuit between the city and the defense team for former Mayor Stephen Reed, plus crime stats and chocolate habitats.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Jan. 29, 2016: It snowed! Larry and Paul talk about the cost of all that shoveling and plowing, and they give their takes on the city's response to the epic storm. They also discuss the plans of the City Islanders to play home soccer games at the Senators' ballpark next year. Then, Paul talks with Capital Region Water CEO Shannon Williams about her company's efforts to engage the community and reduce flooding and sewer overflows with a campaign called City Beautiful H2O.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes storeYou can also subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes.

Podcast bonus: During her appearance on the podcast, Shannon Williams discussed her reaction to the water crisis in Flint, Mich. To further inform the public about lead monitoring and the water supply, Capital Region Water has prepared a fact sheet, which you can access here.

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Jan. 22, 2016: Larry and Paul take the podcast on the road this week, paying a visit to the Broad Street Market to pack up on victuals in advance of the impending snowstorm. They talk about updates to the city's recovery plan presented to council Thursday night, and they ask who's looking out for Harrisburg when it comes to parking promises. They also discuss investments downtown - from the state, and from Eastern Europe - and offer their takes on the week's Most Harrisburg Thing.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store.

You can now subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes!

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Jan. 15, 2016: How would you describe your vision in three adjectives? This week, Larry and Paul talk about Mayor Papenfuse's own look back at 2015 and his goals for the city this year. Then, they discuss free short-term parking downtown, a very Harrisburg storytelling show and the opening of the city's first distillery in a long, long time.

TheBurg Podcast is proudly sponsored by Ad Lib Craft Kitchen & Bar at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store.

You can now subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes!

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Welcome to TheBurg Podcast, a weekly roundup of news in and around Harrisburg.

Jan. 8, 2016: This week, Larry and Paul talk about the swearing-in of new City Council members, a pair of hearings in the corruption case against former Mayor Stephen Reed, the court pressing the reset button on a bar the city has targeted for closure, and their picks for the first Most Harrisburg Things of the year.

Special thanks to Paul Cooley, who wrote our theme music. Check out his podcast, the PRC Show, on SoundCloud or in the iTunes store.

You can now subscribe to TheBurg podcast in iTunes!

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