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Reading Fire + Ice Fest Is This Weekend!Coming this Friday and Saturday — Reading Fire + Ice Fest! Berks County’s premier winter event will feature something for … Continue reading
The Chills and Thrills of Reading Fire + Ice Fest Coming Soon!Reading Fire + Ice Fest, the flagship winter festival of Berks County, will return to downtown Reading for its third … Continue reading
Miss this year’s Reading Holiday Parade? Catch it on TV or Online!Didn’t have a chance to catch this year’s Reading Holiday Parade in person? No worries! Berks Community Television (BCTV) was … Continue reading
And the Reading Holiday Parade Winners Are…We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Reading Holiday Parade! Bands 1st: Reading High School Marching Band … Continue reading
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Check Out the Latest Edition of Our Newsletter!The upcoming Reading Fire + Ice Fest and Cups of Compassion, as well as new businesses downtown are highlighted in … Continue reading
Reading 120 Pro Cycling Race Right Around The Corner!Professional bicyclists from around the world will soon be descending on Berks County for the Reading 120 pro cycling race … Continue reading
Center City Reading On UpswingThings are definitely on the upswing in center city Reading these days, and the Reading Downtown Improvement District is … Continue reading
Downtown Reading Again Receives Main Street AccreditationPennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) has announced that Reading is one of 35 Pennsylvania downtowns that have been named “Nationally Accredited … Continue reading
Baker College Steps Into Spotlight In Latest NewsletterBaker College, the largest independent college in Michigan, is making its mark outside of its home state by opening a … Continue reading
Downtown Improvement District’s Annual Report Now AvailableThe Reading Downtown Improvement District’s Annual Report for 2015 is now available in electronic and print versions. You can access … Continue reading
Music is in the air in latest Downtown Improvement District newsletterFree concerts by major league performers and a free, fun-filled piano-playing program — what more could downtown Reading ask for? … Continue reading
Ambassadors Lend A Helping Hand With Mobile PantryThe Greater Berks Food Bank held its first mobile pantry in downtown Reading on Wednesday, April 13, and DID’s Ambassadors … Continue reading
Read All About the Expanded Penn Street Market Here!Penn Street Market will kick off its season in downtown Reading on June 2 with an expanded look and some … Continue reading
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