Tag: harrisonburg downtown renaissance

6 Reasons Why You Should Attend HDR’s Renaissance Night

We love our downtown and we love the work that Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance has done to make Harrisonburg a vibrant, unique, and developing place. Every year HDR throws a big party (aka Renaissance Night) to raise funds and celebrate downtown. We think this is a great event and we're passionate about supporting the downtown we love - so, this year The Harrisonburg Homes Team is the main sponsor of Renaissance Night. We're going to the event and we think you should too! We'll give you 6 reasons why you should clear your evening on Saturday, May 21st and attend Renaissance Night.

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Growth Spurt! An Inside Peek at 8 Major Downtown Projects

As always, the downtown scene is thriving here in Harrisonburg. In fact, it's so vibrant that there's need to expand and continue growing. I had the privilege of sitting in on a Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Advisory Board meeting to get the scoop on what's happening around town. Here's a quick snapshot of eight projects HDR and others are working on to continue to uphold Harrisonburg's reputation as a great place to live.

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Powerful Mobile Bidding App Developed by Two Ambitious Locals

Tim Peters, Chief Operations Officer and Auctioneer at Cottonwood Auctions, and his techie friend, Andy Harbick, who has experience building software for companies like Amazon and Rosetta Stone -- both local Harrisonburg residents -- have developed the first-ever (genius, really) mobile bidding app. It's called BidWrangler, and it allows folks to bid on auction items from their smartphones.

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Getting Official: HDR Receives Main Street Accreditation

We love Harrisonburg and the people that make the friendly city so special. We get especially excited when this city and its people are recognized for how truly excellent they are. This is why we are so pleased that HDR has received the national recognition of being an accredited Main Street program! That's right - one of only 22 in all of Virginia. So, you're either thinking, 'that's great!' or you're thinking, 'huh?' Let me explain...

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