Downtown In the News

Downtown Dominates DNR “Best of the Valley” Awards

Once again, Daily News-Record readers have shown their overwhelming support of downtown Harrisonburg shops, restaurants and other businesses with their votes in the annual “Best of the Valley” survey. Running away with the most honors is Clementine with EIGHT awards, including best renovation and best place to be seen. Harrisonburg Farmers’ Market made its first … Continue reading

Meet a Downtownie

Yoga, Cycling, Mechanical Engineering, and the Interconnectedness of It All : Meet Sue George

In a brick building at the end of a parking lot, through an unassuming door and up a narrow flight of stairs, there’s a one-room yoga studio that blends Zen with industrial pragmatism. The sounds of Main Street waft through the windows to challenge, or perhaps aid, the quest to become one with your surroundings. … Continue reading

Monthly Q&A

Eightyone Readers Heap Praise on Downtown Restaurants (March 2008)

Dear Eddie: Why are downtown Harrisonburg restaurants so popular? EB: The simple answer is because local people and tourists like what the downtown restaurants have to offer. Our restaurants have unique menus, interesting architecture, great service, local ownership and outstanding food. Eightyone magazine readers rated The Joshua Wilton House – the Best Fine Dining, Downtown … Continue reading