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Pink Ambition Dance & Fitness: The Power of Dance

September 11, 2019 by Jeslyn Stiles

You’ve probably noticed Pink Ambition Dance & Fitness on East Market Street — with its bright pink sign, blacked-out windows decorated with colorful class schedules, and door sign boasting “Women Only,” it’s hard to miss. But what you can’t see from the street is the heart and soul inside — a community full of women from all kinds of backgrounds, coming together to support, uplift, and love each other as they embark on their dance journey together. I recently sat down with Pink Ambition owner Karen McIntyre and instructor Anna Williford to talk pole fitness, overcoming fear and preconceived notions, what to expect from classes, and the power of the pole community. more

Downtown Sad to See Chris Howdyshell Go – But Don’t Worry, He’ll Be Back!

September 4, 2019 by Guest

By Kyle Kirby — Chris Howdyshell unlocked the door to the Agora Downtown Market with a smile and a fresh beverage from Broad Porch Coffee. Though Agora is closed on Mondays, the inside was still bustling with entrepreneurs; prepping and cleaning their shops for tomorrow’s customers. more

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Downtown Harrisonburg

February 7, 2019 by Rebecca McDonald

How are you planning to celebrate Valentine's Day? If you're looking for the perfect spot for dinner, gift ideas, or recommendations for a special evening at home, we've got you covered ? more

Celebrating Rocktown And All Of Its Rockstars

March 9, 2017 by Guest

Last week at our annual Celebration & Reception, we threw a party for all of the downtown rockstars. more

Chiedo Hires JMU Senior To Head Up Marketing Firm

November 17, 2016 by Guest

“You do know I’m still in school, right? more