Tag Archive | "restaurants"

Cally’s To Become Capital Ale House

Monday, June 20, 2011


Capital Ale House announced last week that the Richmond-based restaurant chain will take possession of the space currently occupied by Cally’s Restaurant and Brewery in downtown Harrisonburg. Bill Freehling reported on fredericksburg.com: Capital Ale President Matt Simmons said the success of the Fredericksburg location [currently one of four in Virginia] affected the decision to expand […]

Macado’s Coming To Harrisonburg

Sunday, January 30, 2011


A regional restaurant chain popular in southwestern Virginia is expected to open a location behind the Valley Mall sometime this fall. In Friday’s Daily News-Record, Doug Manners reported that Macado’s “will fill a vacancy left on Deyerle Avenue by The Pub.”

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.

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.

The Pub Shutting Down?

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


The Pub (formerly Alston’s Pub on Deyerle) is reportedly closing its doors. A story in today’s Daily News Record states two employees have confirmed the establishment is closing today, while the owners declined to comment.

Bill would allow concealed guns in restaurants

Saturday, March 6, 2010


The Virginia Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would remove the restrictions prohibiting gun owners with concealed carry licenses from carrying in restaurants and would allow police officers to drink while carrying.

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 […]

Mobile Food Guide

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


hburgnews reader Drew Richard is working on a handy little guide for local restaurants. Couldn’t find anything like this I liked, so I made a quick filterable food guide for Harrisonburg. Will be adding more features soon (including adding more phone numbers), but figured I’d go ahead and make this public as it might be […]

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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.