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HDR Announces 2010 Poster Design Contest

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance launched the third annual Picture Downtown poster contest. This student-only competition accepts 2-D artistic interpretations of downtown Harrisonburg to be judged by a panel of artists and Arts Council of the Valley representatives.

Fuzionz To Serve Westernized Eastern Cuisine

Thursday, October 21, 2010


A new semi-ethnic restaurant is moving into the building that formerly housed Cuchi Guidos and Luigi’s in downtown Harrisonburg. The Breeze reported Thursday that Fuzionz will offer westernized Indian and Pakistani dishes when it opens in mid-November.

Block Party in the ‘Burg Preps For Sixth Year

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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The sixth annual Block Party in the ‘Burg is set for Friday, October 1st in downtown Harrisonburg. The student-focused event aims to encourage students to venture beyond the boarders of campus. The event begins on Court Square at 4:00pm on Friday

Cuchi Guidos Shut Down

Friday, August 20, 2010


Cuchi Guidos, a New Jersey-style pizza and sub restaurant in downtown Harrisonburg, was open a little under seven months before they closed their doors last week. TV3 reports that the some employees haven’t been paid.

Upcoming Harrisonburg Taste of Downtown

Friday, August 13, 2010


Harrisonburg’s Taste of Downtown week continues to grow in popularity and restaurant participation.  The biannual event begins again this Sunday, August 15th.  Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance has posted the menus online.

Three Proposals For One Court Square

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


In February, we reported on Harrisonburg’s RFP for One Court Square. The building has been vacant for years, and the city wants to put it back to use. According to a story in today’s Daily News-Record, the city received three proposals on April 16. Jeff Mellott reports that no deadline has been set to make […]

Union Station Restaurant Grand Opening

Thursday, April 29, 2010


Anticipation has been growing since the September 2008 purchase of the former Wetsel Seed building in downtown Harrisonburg, followed closely by the announcement that it would soon house a restaurant honoring Harrisonburg history.  After more than a year of renovation and a week of soft openings, tomorrow marks the grand opening of the Union Station […]

FCFC Passes $400k In Member Loans

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


The Friendly City Food Co-Op announced that that the community-owned organization has raised over two-thirds of their membership campaign goal. They plan to open in 2010.

Court Square’s Open Air Preachers

Friday, April 9, 2010


If you’ve happened through downtown Harrisonburg recently on a Wednesday afternoon, they’re hard to ignore. Their words echo off the walls of the buildings lining Court Square, only intermittently blending behind a passing train, truck, or motorcycle. A man stands on a stone bench in front of the spring house, shouting passages of scripture and […]

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    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.