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.

This week’s episode of TheBurg podcast comes at you from the Broad Street Market, where Larry and Lizzy embedded themselves to recap the last two weeks in Harrisburg news. They discuss the latest developments in the school board’s search for a superintendent, the calls for the city to contribute to a small business loan fund, and the dawn of a new era of free evening parking in downtown Harrisburg.

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Harrisburg School Board votes to consider a new superintendent.

Ante Up? Harrisburg debates chipping in for new revolving loan fund.

Harrisburg Freezes Over: Free downtown parking to begin next week.

Free Parking? No, it’s not Monopoly. It’s Harrisburg.

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

Direct download: BurgCast_March_30_for_web.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

On this week’s Burg Podcast, Larry and Lizzy outline the next steps in the city’s Act 47 process, consider the fortunes of a new small-business loan fund, and parse recent studies on the Harrisburg Train Station and Paxton Creek reclamation project.

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City council approves free evening parking downtown, but only for one year.

Need a Loan? Harrisburg Business Opportunity Fund set to launch next week.

Capital Ambition: State outlines major improvement plan for Paxton Creek, Market Street, Harrisburg station.

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.

 

Direct download: Burgcast_March_16_for_web.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:03pm EST

On this week’s Burg Podcast, Larry Binda and Lizzy Hardison discuss developments in the city’s never-ending parking saga, new efforts to bring more minorities and women into city contracts, and the administration’s quest to hire a financial advisor.

Read more about the topics discussed in this show here:

Harrisburg parking system meeting projections, but negotiations on 2018 rates still ongoing.

Harrisburg Council confirms CRW appointments, delays action on financial advisor, downtown parking

No Charge: Could free parking be coming to downtown Harrisburg?

Open for Business: As Harrisburg prepares to spend millions on capital projects, it seeks to re-engage 
with minority and women-owned business.

TheBurg Podcast is recorded twice monthly in the offices of Startup Harrisburg. It is produced by Lizzy Hardison, and our theme music is by Paul Cooley.

Direct download: March_2_Burgcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24pm EST

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