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Franklin Heights Renovation Completed

Friday, June 18, 2010

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You’ve probably noticed it driving down Reservoir Street over the past two years; the row of houses quarantined behind a line of chain link fence. The neighborhood, known as Franklin Heights, is subsidized housing in the midst of revitalization. This Friday will mark the completion of a city-wide housing renovation project nearly six years in […]

A New Vision of Urban Life

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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You can’t help noticing it when you drive by. The yard is a beehive of activity with fruits and vegetables being harvested from the edible landscaping. Bicycles come and go, as produce is ferried to downtown restaurants and markets. Others congregate on the front porch, an informal gathering on a summer afternoon.   That’s Tom […]

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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.