You may not know that downtown Reading’s walkability score is 94/100, making it a “Walker’s Paradise,” according to walkscore.com. Downtown Reading is also home to several iconic Harry Bertoia sculptures: “Untitled” and “Island Moss” located in the 600 block of Penn Street; “Tulip” is at the Miller … [Read more...] about Downtown Reading Facade Grant Available
Looking for a Business Loan? Catch these limited-time low rates. While the low temperatures have been keeping everyone inside, Pennsylvania’s new low rate loans will have you running down to our offices! The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) provides low-interest loans and lines … [Read more...] about Looking for a Business Loan?
The Historic Penn Street Farmers Market The Penn Street Market is one of our favorite events in Downtown Reading. The Penn Street Market is one of the oldest running markets around. It celebrated its 250th anniversary back in 2016. For 16 weeks each year, you can walk downtown on a Thursday … [Read more...] about Penn Street Market: 2018 Year in Review
365 days. It often seems like it flies by, but a lot can happen in a year. Here at the GRCA, looking back on what all was accomplished last year we were amazed. The beginning of the year began with us moving into our new home, 606 Court Street. This move helped solidify our position at the center … [Read more...] about 2018 Year in Review
Ever wonder how far your dollar goes? It pays to live in Greater Reading. Here in Greater Reading, we know the answer, thanks to new data from the Cost of Living survey, conducted by the Council for Community and Economic Research. Our community bested our region —York-Hanover Metro, … [Read more...] about It Pays to Live in Greater Reading