The West Side is getting another new store where Georgie Lou’s used to be at 22 N. Pitt St. Their Grand Opening is Saturday January 11th at 9am. Drop in and welcome them to the neighborhood!
Last night the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Planners unveiled their rough draft to borough council. West Side Neighbors were at every session open to the public this week and the process was smooth and the outcome looks quite promising. They presented a powerpoint presentation with possible options for each of the plots but since it isn’t… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Draft Plan
Bob Gibbs of Gibbs Planning Group, gave a comprehensive presentation about the market in Carlisle for new retail, office and residential development. They are supposed to be posting their powerpoint at some point so once that is available it will be posted here as well. For now, here are the notes taken from the presentation. It was… Read More Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan-The Economy and Real Estate Market Session Notes
Please, Please, Please shop local this holiday season! See below for all of the great things going on in Carlisle on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This day has come to be known across the country as Small Business Saturday (a polar opposite to the stores people tend to shop at on Black Friday) so show you… Read More Carlisle Holiday Kickoff: Saturday Nov. 24th 2012 9am-7pm
Pennlive posted an interesting story about Mechanicsburg’s Community Aid Thrift Store and how it really is living its mission to directly give back to the communities in our region. Community Aid is a young organization but has really done well by sticking with it’s plan and following its principles. A few years ago, I had… Read More Spending Locally Helps Local Non-Profits
Last night over 90 people showed up for the meeting with the Tire & Wheel Developers, RE Invest. It was a productive meeting as they provided updates including the newly contracted demolition company who should start work on site in late July. Work will start in the interior so we won’t see any wrecking balls… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap
Last night, Re Invest, the developers who bought the Carlisle Tire and Wheel Facility, met with around 75 Carlisle residents to discuss the progress on site. Although they were planning to start razing the facility in January, they were unable to move forward due to additional research needing to be done prior for work to… Read More Carlisle Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap
From the Sentinel: A Carlisle company has received the go-ahead from council to redevelop two properties in the 100 block of West High Street. Council approved a land development plan to expand retail space from 115 to 119 W. High St. and renovate the Seras building at 113 W. High St. A property at 117… Read More Carlisle council OKs plan to renovate West High properties
We all knew this was coming but it’s sad to see this article posted today. I live right next to the factory and no matter what people say about the sounds & smells that come from the factory, it has been really nice living here. It has been comforting to know that those guy &… Read More End of the road for Tire & Wheel
It looks like word is getting out that Carlisle works hard to support the local businesses, agriculture & events available in our downtown area. The Patriot article showcases what Carlisle has to offer this Saturday. Included is downtown shopping, a visit from Santa and a parade. From the Patriot: Carlisle has everything you need for… Read More Keep it local Carlisle!
From the Patriot News: Sprouting among abandoned radio crystal plants at the edge of town is Carlisle’s 21st-century answer to Silicon Valley. Twenty-something computer specialists in jeans and sneakers occupy the entire first floor of the Murata Business Center, an incubator for entrepreneurs. Multiple monitors are perched on desks from Swedish furnisher IKEA in softly… Read More Local Internet marketing company ranks as one of the world’s best
The U.S. Small Business Administration estimates that seven out of 10 new businesses survive at least two years. About half make it five years, a third at least 10 years and a quarter stay in business 15 years or more. A very small percentage ever reach the century mark. George’s Flowers, a family-run flower shop… Read More George’s Flowers celebrates 100 years
From The Sentinel: As revitalization efforts continue in Carlisle, a number of businesses will open their doors in the coming months. Recently, a Carlisle flower store moved to a new location downtown, and three other businesses are preparing to open in the borough. On Saturday, Pealer’s Flowers & Company opened at its new location on… Read More More stores to open in downtown Carlisle
From the Sentinel: Ever since the doors closed in December 2008, there has been a lot of speculation over who might look to acquire and redevelop the former Masland carpet plant in Carlisle. The property’s listing agent on Thursday said the defunct 48-acre plant on Spring Road, currently owned by International Automotive Components, is now… Read More Carlisle Events may be IAC buyer