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Tea Party Returns to Court Square

Friday, April 16, 2010


Tea Party Returns to Court Square

April 15. Tax Day. Many spent the day scrambling to get their taxes in the mail by midnight. Others sat back and made plans for the refund check they’ll be receiving. For others, it was an occasion to make their voices heard. Several hundred anti-tax protesters gathered on Court Square in Harrisonburg Thursday evening to demonstrate […]

Harrisonburg Earth Week Events

Thursday, April 15, 2010


Earth Day‘s 40th birthday is next week and local groups will be hosting an array of events beginning this Saturday, April 17th.  As promoted by the Harrisonburg Earth Week Coalition, “activities for all ages will take place all over town: movies, workshops, live performances, bird walks, scavenger hunts, and more.”

What Downtown Could (Should) Be

Saturday, April 3, 2010


Convertible Mercedes and shiny Porsches mingled with bumper stickered Volvos and beat-up bicycles. The crowded streets were a mix of khakis and polos, skinny jeans and metal t-shirts.

MACRoCk 2010 Preview: The Highlights

Thursday, April 1, 2010


MACRoCk 2010 Preview: The Highlights

One day to MACRoCk XIII and here are some of the highlights of this year's event.

MACRoCk 2010: Laying the Foundation for the Future

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


The weekend of April 2-3 marks the return of MACRoCk, Harrisonburg's own indie music festival, to downtown. As MACRoCk celebrates its 13th year (its third downtown) the event's steering committee looks to position the festival for future success.

Taste Downtown – For a Week!

Saturday, March 6, 2010


The annual “Taste of Downtown” event starts tomorrow, March 7, 2010, and goes on for a whole week this year (instead of just 3 days as it did in previous years), and includes sixteen participating downtown restaurants according to Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance.

Restaurants Raise Money for Haiti

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Several Harrisonburg restaurants are holding fundraisers to aid in the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. This evening A Bowl of Good, which has been serving Haitian food all day, is donating proceeds from this evening‘s sales to ongoing earthquake relief efforts. According to a recent tweet, The Oriental Market donated some of the food the […]

Live Christmas Tree Disposal

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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The City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County will be offering the following options for disposing of LIVE CHRISTMAS TREES: 

Harrisonburg Rock Lotto is back!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

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Sign ups for the 2010 Rock Lotto are open and will remain open until January 19, 2010 at noon. Sign ups are limited to the first 70 people (although an overflow list is maintained in case one of the 70 drops out), so interested musicians should register soon at Like last year’s Rock Lotto, the shows will be held […]

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    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.