Category: Harrisburg
Aug 13

A PA startup scores points for charity

Founded by a former Penn State football player, Pledge It is a sport-based crowdfunding platform that ties athletic performance to fundraising for charity. The company is growing fast and has already raised over $10 million for causes around the world.

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Feb 14

Everyone has a story to tell

Story Slams are spreading across Pennsylvania, giving everyone with something to say a platform to perform. These events are not only great for the creative community, but a huge boost to the businesses that host them.

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Jan 30

Going green for the Capital Region's waterways

Slated to be incorporated over the next 20 to 50 years at a cost of at least $100 million, an expansive new program aims to reduce the amount of runoff and sewage that ends up in Harrisburg's waterways. Similar initiatives have also been shown to improve quality of life and raise property values.

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Nov 27

Dear Amazon, Love Pennsylvania

Seven bids to be home to Amazon's new headquarters came from the Commonwealth. From major cities like Philadelphia to job-hungry regions like Northeastern PA, economic development professionals made their pitches as to why they have the ideal location for one of the world's most dynamic companies. Who will triumph in the race for thousands of jobs and billions in investment?

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Aug 23

Getting creative in downtown Harrisburg

On September 10, the Art Association of Harrisburg's 29th Annual Gallery Walk will showcase the capital's vibrant art scene. One stop on the free event's route is the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, a dynamic space that has something for everyone.

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