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Sprocket Mural Works artists are painting a mural on the side of Zeroday on N. 3rd Street.

Does someone else's stomach growl after seeing the cover of our May issue? Only we? Get your copy of the magazine today, but you may want to have your favorite restaurant on speed dial. This month is our food theme, and boy, is it looking good? Before delving into the subject, read up on our local coverage linked and listed below.

Autism brings together three women from the region in our magazine. Heather Zimmerman, Kelly Long and Grace Long discuss the importance of raising awareness about autism and how it has affected their lives.

TheBurg received 22 individual and group Keystone Media Awards this week, the largest number we have ever received. Check out our online article to find out which stories were honored in this competition sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation.

Harrisburg Civic Club is holding an online silent auction to raise funds after COVID and recent vandalism deal a financial blow. President Marybeth Lehtimaki hopes the ward will support her in a time of need.

Dauphin County put a ballot box in downtown Harrisburg in preparation for the upcoming community elementary school, our online story reported. According to the county, election workers have begun sending out nearly 15,000 requested ballot papers for the May 18 area code.

Denim Coffee Company plans to open in a new location in downtown Harrisburg on Monday, our online story reported. The store is the third to open in the state, with existing cafes in Carlisle and Chambersburg.

Dental health has improved over the years, but there is still a lot to be done, according to Capital BlueCross. In a magazine article, health officials provide tips on good dental hygiene.

Erik Arneson is known in the community for his past tenure with the State Office of Open Records and his current position with the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, but not that many are aware of his board game skills. Read more about Arneson and his book "How to Host a Game Night" in our magazine story.

Friends of TheBurg are celebrating their one year anniversary this month. Our editor thanks the community for their continued support in his editor's note in May.

Lillie Williams, the interim director of the city's Department of Construction and Housing, is passionate about helping people find safe housing. In our magazine, she shares how her experience in affordable housing helps her relate to those she serves.

Local “plant lady” Sara Bozich tells the story of her progress from accidentally killing plants to care for them. She has a few tips for other houseplant owners in a magazine story.

The Harrisburg Mayor's Race is in full swing with six candidates. We contacted each candidate with two questions about the reasons for applying and their priorities. We have their answers here.

Midtown Cinema plans to partner with Rite Aid to host a vaccination clinic next week. According to Kino, the clinic offers Harrisburg residents a "convenient location."

Schooling children during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, especially for children with special needs. In our magazine story, hear about local parents, students and educators who have had to adapt in unique ways.

Sprocket Mural Works posted a call for artists this week as organizers prepare for the upcoming Harrisburg Mural Fest 2021, our online story reported. The art group will also be launching a fundraiser for a mural to be painted at Recycle Bicycle's new location in Allison Hill.

Zimmermans Nuts & Candies has satisfied many sweet teeth over the century – and our magazine reported that it was in business. The shop is small but varied and offers peanut butter, coffee, dried fruit and a wide variety of sweets.

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