Greater Reading, PA – The People and the Movement

We hear a lot these days about the idea of a Greater Reading, PA. Whether you think labeling the region “Greater Reading” is a good idea or not, it’s hard to deny there are changes afoot. This month, we’ll go in-depth with stories about West Reading, the newly revitalized borough that’s being mentioned as part of a “Greater Reading Corridor.” In the meantime, we wanted to highlight a few of the stories we’ve already published that seem to capture the essense of the new Greater Reading. There are many more coming. Stay tuned, and feel free to share your thoughts below.


Jon Scott, Berks Economic Partnership, On Drawing New Business to Greater Reading, PA



Tito Rivera and the Hip-Hop Culture Foundation in Reading, PA



Governor Ed Rendell: More Opportunities Coming for Latinos in Greater Reading, PA



RiverPlace’s Bob Behling on RiverPlace Projects – Using the Power of the Schuylkill River to Unite the Communities of Greater Reading, PA


Know of something going on that you think represents the spirit of Greater Reading? How would you sum up how things are going? We’d love to hear from you. Please email us: or leave a comment below.

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