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New vendors arriving at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg as it undergoes revitalization

by Sue Gleiter · PennLive ·

It’s a good problem to have – vendors at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg are selling out of products on busy market days. “It’s revived. It’s vibrant. It’s lively. There is all kinds of people here,” said Tito Tep, owner of Tep’s Seafood in the market’s stone building…… Read On

12 Restaurants & Bars You Need to Visit in Harrisburg This Holiday Season

by Matt Cassidy · PA Eats ·

Founded in 1860, the Broad Street Market is one of the oldest continuously operated markets in the country. With 30 vendors, you can find breakfast, lunch and dinner with plenty of snacks like soft pretzels and fresh ice cream as well as locally grown and organic produce, meats, baked goods and fully prepared meals. Once known as the “Dutch Fair” because of its predominantly Amish and Mennonite vendors… Read On

New market manager named at Broad Street Market

by Sue Gleiter · PennLive ·

A new market manager has been named at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg. Beth Taylor of Camp Hill took over the position Sept. 30, replacing former manager, Ashlee Dugan who stepped down earlier this year. The Broad Street Market Corporation board of directors recently appointed Taylor to the position. She will oversee the daily operations of the market and assist with changes at the market…… Read On

Traditional African food now served at Broad Street Market in Harrisburg

by Sue Gleiter · PennLive ·

Alice Ayobandele hovers over the stove at her stand, Tasty Dishes Authentic African Cuisine at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg. A large pot of finely blended tomatoes, onions and peppers is bubbling away. The stew is the base of several dishes including collard greens and jollof rice, a traditional one-pot West African dish…… Read On

Broad Street Market extends hours, names interim manager

by Christine Vendel · PennLive ·

The Broad Street Market in Harrisburg soon will be extending its hours on Thursdays and Fridays by one hour to better serve the dinner crowd. Market officials announced the change in a news release issued late Tuesday afternoon. The new hours begin Aug. 20. The new hours will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays… Read On

A Wave of New Businesses Opening at Broad Street Market

The Broad Street Market continues to experience a renaissance. Four new businesses will call the market home on June 4, 2015, and three more will join in later in the month.  There has been an influx of interest in the historic market houses. Entrepreneurs from varied backgrounds have been selected to join the Broad Street Market vendor community… Read On

A Revived Local Pride at Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market

Harrisburg’s beloved market is in the midst of a renaissance. A renewed focus on local food, vendor development, facilities improvements and community involvement have increased foot traffic in the historic market houses and ignited a revived local pride in the market. Now the Broad Street Market is looking for a few volunteer “ambassadors” to share their enthusiasm with the crowds… Read On

New Businesses and Renovations: The Broad Street Market is Making Progress

Harrisburg’s Broad Street continues to make progress toward its goals of becoming the food-focused community hub that it once was. The market is welcoming two new businesses into the mix of current vendors and is encouraging current vendors to make renovations. JB Kelly Seafood Connection is a well established business that currently vends in 18 farmers markets in the region… Read On

New Hope for Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market?

by Matt Zencey · PennLive ·

Before heading to work Friday morning, I went by Harrisburg’s Broad Street Market, just a few doors from my apartment. I was pleasantly surprised…… Read On

Faces of the Market

TheBurg ·

In Harrisburg, few buildings are more iconic than the Broad Street Market. Through its 154-year history, the Market has experienced many changes, and some old-timers even remember when it was a hub of both commerce and social life in Harrisburg. While not the center of community it once was, the Market still is a busy place… Read On