Food

Mashita: It’s Delicious Downtown

We've loved the fresh and delicious food that Mashita has been serving up from their food truck—and we couldn't be more excited about their new brick-and-mortar restaurant that just opened on the corner of W. Elizabeth and Liberty Streets. Thanks to their catering manager Jennifer Nelson for answering some of our questions!

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Coffee with a Cause: Just Love Coffee & Tea

There's a new coffee shop in town and we couldn't be more excited to welcome Grant Serrels (manager/head barista) to the corner of E. Market and Main St right on Court Square. Although compact in size, Just Love Coffee & Tea offers a wide variety of choices including lattes, macchiatos, hot chocolate, and London fogs. They keep it local and use Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters as their source for coffee beans, another new face to the coffee scene in the Burg...oh! and don't forget their selection of hot teas.

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Summer Fun with the Kids

Happy Summer 2019 all! Days at the pool, dripping ice cream cones, concerts...ahhh, the joys of summer. It's all fun and games until you've run out of activities to keep your kids entertained and active. Well—we are here to help! We've compiled some fun ideas to do with kids during the summer in and around Harrisonburg

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Urgie’s Cheesesteaks

Urgie's Bar has officially opened their doors in the Carriage House at 245 E. Water Street! It's tucked back behind Urban Exchange, but is just a stone's throw to downtown. The interior is cozy and inviting, and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Founded and owned by two brothers from Philadelphia, Tommy and Steven Urglavitch had a dream to open a neighborhood bar that offered a comfortable and inviting vibe for everyone to come hangout, get a drink, and enjoy some authentic Philly cheesesteaks.

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Freedom Freeze: Italian Ice

Freedom Freeze Italian Ice has moved into the old Dream Cone location right on Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg. Owned and operated by the same people as Freedom Funnel Cakes, this establishment is Veteran owned and operated and serves Gino's authentic Italian Ice from Brooklyn, New York. Vegan Friends rejoice! Their Italian Ices are 100% vegan! Want something a bit creamier of a treat? They also serve Garber's traditional ice cream! The owner and Marine Corp veteran Mel Shtanko was kind enough to share some more about the newest frozen treat in town!

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