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Searcy Council Plans to Create Layered Ward to Maintain Town Center Aesthetic | New

The Searcy Planning Commission has asked Searcy City Council to create an overlay ward to “essentially protect the character and quality of the town centre, in terms of the aesthetic…

Sim City Trending at Kingsport at the Downtown Sports Mill | John M. Dabbs

Manager interacting with Sports Mill customersJOHN DABBS/Photographer Jody and Hunter Millsap transformed the warehouse at 600 East Market Street into The Sports Mill. The bar opened at the end of…

Chicago imposes ban on young people from downtown on weekends

On Friday, the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Public Safety voted 14 to 3 to pass a citywide ordinance imposing a curfew on all minors ages 12 to 17. It…

Dallas considering tax breaks for Goldman Sachs for new downtown tower

Dallas is considering offering tax breaks to Goldman Sachs if the global investment firm moves forward with plans for a nearly $500 million hub near downtown. The Dallas City Council…

20 injured in shootings in Milwaukee after Bucks playoff game; city ​​center under curfew

Jim Salter, Associated Press Posted Saturday, May 14, 2022 11:13 a.m. EDT Last updated Saturday, May 14, 2022 5:43 PM EDT …

Banner Day: Franklin Adds Artist-Designed Decor Downtown

A banner designed by local artist Greg Potter hangs around the courthouse plaza in downtown Franklin. Potter is one of three artists chosen for the town banner project, designed to…

Riverhead’s new civic group will focus on issues affecting downtown

The founders of a new civic association in Riverhead say the group will be an advocate for residents on issues affecting the town centre. The Heart of Riverhead Civic Association,…

City of DeWitt prepares to revitalize its downtown with $600,000 grant

DEWITT, Iowa (KWQC) – Governor Kim Reynolds announced that a total of $20 million will support downtown revitalization in several Iowa counties through the Downtown Housing Subsidy Program . The…

Woburn eligible for $16.7m downtown overhaul | East Middlesex

Offered a chance to treat its downtown as a blank canvas, Woburn is all but assured of a $16.7 million check to completely redesign its downtown. At an April meeting…

Folly Beach seeks to prevent downtown from being overdeveloped

FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) — The Folly Beach Planning Commission is sending zoning suggestions to city council for approval, all in an effort to keep the town center from being…

The City of Milwaukee and Downtown Milwaukee, BID #21, Host Downtown Plan Update Meeting

The 2010 downtown Milwaukee plan included adding a fixed-rail streetcar system, revitalizing Wisconsin Avenue, and improving the Station Plaza/Milwaukee Intermodal Station area, among other projects. Over the past decade, more…

Neighborhood Cleanup Targets Downtown West | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on April 20, 2022 | 09:00 The Salvation Army Hospitality House (“The Sally”), 423 Chapala St., is co-hosting a neighborhood spring cleanup in partnership with Downtown West residents, from…

Little Rock police report spike in violence in downtown early 22

The chief of the Little Rock Police 12th Street Patrol Division, which encompasses downtown, on Thursday highlighted the hard work of officers in the first three months of 2022, even…

HCMC develops plan to charge cars entering city center

The move aimed to adopt a government decree on improving traffic order and safety and reducing traffic congestion in the period 2022-2025, local media reported. As a result, HCMC, Hanoi,…

South Haven to Enforce Corner Parking Ordinance in Downtown | Local News

Maneuvering a vehicle along the main streets of downtown South Haven can be tricky, especially during the summer months. In recent years, with more and more consumers purchasing long pickup…

Corning seeks to revitalize downtown – Red Bluff Daily News

CORNING — The city is taking steps to revitalize its historically significant downtown after years of stasis. The most recent effort came on Tuesday when City Council voted unanimously to…

Downtown West Monroe is experiencing a business boom

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) — The antique Alley in West Monroe is experiencing a boom in businesses moving to the area. A growing number of entrepreneurs are interested in it…

Council creates overlay design district for downtown

PRAIRIE GROVE — City officials have been discussing the idea of ​​establishing design standards for the central business district to protect downtown architecture and historic elements for years. Prairie Grove…

Doctor buys third downtown property, this one is set to become mead – WFTV

ORLANDO, Florida— Editor’s Note: This story is available through a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal. A corner property in the popular Mills 50 shopping district has…

Mass shooting in Sacramento leaves downtown on edge

The bustling section of downtown Sacramento turned into a crime scene early in the morning SACRAMENTO, CA – K Street is an area filled with restaurants and bars leading to…

Play Together drops new downtown area and more in latest content update

Mobile game developer HAEGIN today announced that Play togetherits world famous mobile relaxed social game, released a massive content update, introducing the brand new Downtown. Along with the addition of…

St Louis launches micro-transit pilot for downtown

The City of St Louis has launched its STL Downtown Link micro-transit pilot project, designed to improve connections to the downtown corridor. The initiative, a partnership between the city and…

Norfolk increases police patrols to deter crime in the city center

This comes the same month that five people were shot on Granby Street. Two of the victims – Sierra Jenkins and Devon Malik Harris, both 25 – died. NORFOLK, Va.…

Whiteville seeks to revamp downtown

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. – With an influx of jobs, people and new businesses to West Tennessee, the City of Whiteville is planning to revitalize its downtown area. “We have material coming…

DFD is working on two downtown fires

DOTHAN, Alabama (WTVY) – UPDATE – Dothan Fire Chief Larry Williams said a firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion after two fires in downtown Dothan on Monday afternoon. Both fires…

Food trucks allowed in city parks and downtown – Newton Daily News

The discussion surrounding the original food truck ordinance was an exhausting effort, but the slight change Newton City Council made to the code on March 21 was brief and refreshing,…

Hinsdale may soon replace parking meters with zoned downtown parking lots – Chicago Tribune

The Village of Hinsdale is considering removing parking meters from the central business district and replacing them with a 3-hour parking zone, town officials said at a recent meeting. If…

City of Spartanburg plans to add public transit to downtown

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – “There’s just no transportation in this area.” Tanya Wilson says the lack of reliable public transport in the city of Spartanburg is holding her back.…

Three Carlisle businesses relocate to downtown | Carlisle

North Hanover Street in Carlisle is no stranger to ribbon cutting. Over the past year, the street has welcomed Carlisle Creative Vibes, Playa Bowls and Dough and Arrows, among other…

Winston-Salem police investigate fatal stabbings in downtown | Local News

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a Winston-Salem man that occurred Sunday morning near the Forsyth County Central Library. Police responded at 10:41 a.m. to a…

Downtown sees potential gains on two fronts | Local News

The focus was on town center growth – as well as the revival of a town center corridor – during the Kingsport Board and Mayor and Aldermen’s business session on…

Downtown sees potential gains on two fronts | Appalachian Highlands

The focus was on a growing downtown core, with the rebirth of a downtown corridor, Monday at Kingsport’s board and mayor’s business session. The Downtown Kingsport Association provided the Board…

Downtown Hartington Gets a Gourmet Restaurant | News

HARTINGTON – Fine dining with the quiet atmosphere of a restaurant has been absent from Hartington’s social scene for several years. A new business opened last May in the historic…

Establishment of a sharps bin in the city center

Content of the article A community sharps bin has been installed at the AIDS Committee of North Bay and Area. Content of the article The bin was installed through a…

Raleigh Moves Ahead with 40-Story Skyscraper in Downtown :: WRAL.com

The city council paved the way for a project called “The Nexus” at Tuesday night’s meeting. It is a major development, planned to rise to 40 stories, which has taken…

Construction continues in the downtown Piedmont’s Mill village

PIEDMONT, SC (WSPA) – The revitalization of downtown Piedmont is back on track. The developers had to pump breaks on the project when the pandemic hit. The Mill Village in…

The city of Nacogdoches takes its first steps in studies aimed at transforming the city center

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – The City of Nacogdoches is planning four studies to transform its downtown. City leaders met with a design team for the first time on Wednesday to…

Schenectady seeks to expand downtown with rezoning – The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — The city’s development department is seeking to rezone three dozen plots between Barrett Street and Seward Place in hopes of developing a number of properties in the area…

Road closures in the city center begin this week | Local News

Starting Monday, February 14, some roads in Tucson will be closed due to construction. As of 5 a.m., the southbound traffic lane on Granada Avenue from St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street…

Riverside moves 4th of July fireworks from Mount Rubidoux to downtown park – Press Enterprise

For a third consecutive year, the July 4 fireworks will not be launched from the top of Mount Rubidoux in Riverside and it is unclear whether future shows will return…

Why its downtown is just as exciting

London in the UK and London in Ontario, Canada can be misleading for most due to the common names, located on the River Thames, sharing some common street names as…

Portland residents speak to city commissioners over downtown safety issues | Local News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — Commissioners have heard from Portland residents who are fed up with crime in the city, saying their employees aren’t safe working downtown. A recent survey among…

Austin police arrest four in downtown for gun and drug charges

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) – Austin Police Department investigators arrested four people over the weekend after discovering illegal firearms and narcotics in the downtown area. The suspects have been identified as…

Open for Business: Peoria’s Barber Shop Brings New Life and Styles to Downtown

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – New life and new styles are coming to downtown Peoria. In a stretch of Main Street where small businesses have been shuttered by the pandemic, Jamar…

Forest Lake explores downtown redevelopment

The Town of Forest Lake wants to revitalize its downtown core and a new plan calls for the redevelopment of Broadway Avenue and the Lake Street Corridor. Downtown has seen…

Pascagoula continues to develop its downtown area

PASCAGOULA, Miss. Several redevelopment projects in Pascagoula are expected to continue into 2022. Projects involving apartments, commercial spaces and a boutique hotel are expected to start soon, Gulflive.com reported. The…

WV Fest returns to Charles Town as downtown continues to thrive | Journal-news

Participants line the streets of Charles Town during a recent WV Fest. The event, which celebrates West Virginia’s birthday, is set to return this year after a two-year absence due…

Pascagoula continues to develop its downtown area | Mississippi News

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Several redevelopment projects in Pascagoula are set to continue into 2022. Projects involving apartments, commercial spaces and a boutique hotel are expected to start soon, Gulflive.com…

Coronach receives $5.9 million in downtown funding

Coronach is very fortunate to have this major infrastructure upgrade in hopes of retaining existing businesses CORONACH – The City of Coronach announced that it had received $5.9 million to…

Three downtown San Antonio apartments are changing hands; CPS sells parking

Three large apartment complexes that injected residential development into downtown and were built using the now-defunct Downtown San Antonio Housing Incentive Policy have changed hands. Last month, a division of…

City of Tyler taps Toole Design to revitalize downtown

TYLER, Texas (KETK) — The Tyler City Council on Wednesday approved a consulting contract with Toole Design to improve and revitalize the downtown area. Tyler City Council approves over $230,000…

Here’s What Downtown Las Animas Could Look Like If “Carson Square” Comes to Life

LAS ANIMAS, Colo. — Residents of Las Animas are getting their first taste of what their new downtown could be if the idea is approved by city council members. The…

Police: A suspect damaged several vehicles downtown early Sunday

A 35-year-old Davenport man is behind bars after police say he damaged several vehicles in downtown Davenport early Sunday. Trayantwon Thomas faces two felony charges of second-degree criminal mischief, court…

LakewoodAlive’s Light Up Lakewood Party is slated for December 4 in downtown

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – For a decade and a half, the official start of the holiday season for many has been Light up lakewood. After a successful virtual affair last year…

The SLO fire cleaned the city center of wooden buildings in the 1900s

The Hollywood movie sets of the Far West have a specific architecture. They use wood-frame buildings, often one-story with false façades, or two-story structures with a living room below and…

Indio to install Coachella Music Fest sculptures in downtown

Indio City Council has approved the long-term loan of the Colossal Cacti installation from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2019 to be on display in downtown Indio, city…

The City of Bloomington presents a new upcoming park in the city center, commemorating the city’s links to Route 66

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – The Downton area in Bloomington will be getting a facelift in 2022. On Thursday, city leaders dedicate and preview a parklet that is expected…

Bakersfield business leaders plan to revitalize downtown

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Business leaders gathered and shared their ongoing projects in downtown Bakersfield. The goal is to revitalize the neighborhood and make downtown a better place for the…

Charlevoix’s Junior Main Street program is reshaping downtown

Since the start of the Charlevoix Junior Mainstreet program six years ago, high school students have carried out numerous projects. This includes a visitor app, hammock park and downtown beautification.…

Van Wert’s revitalization effort seeks to transform downtown

VAN WERT, Ohio (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – An ambitious downtown revitalization plan is unfolding in this Ohio community. Over 50 older buildings that are in various states of disrepair are…

Toronto collision reporting will be made easier in the downtown area with a new reporting center and online app

TORONTO – After years of asking cyclists and pedestrians involved in crashes to report these crashes far from downtown, where most crashes happen, the Toronto Police Service (TPS) will open…

of Las Vegas tackles downtown traffic problems | News

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — The City of Las Vegas has announced that it is taking action to address traffic issues in downtown Las Vegas. In a press release, the city…

Grand Rapids removes 4 social district areas from downtown

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The popular social neighborhoods of Grand Rapids are disappearing after the city decided to eliminate four from the downtown area. The city incorporated seven social neighborhood…

shootings on the rise in the city center, according to police data | Chicago News

Ten people were killed and at least 50 people were shot dead in Chicago over the weekend. Public officials are left to grapple with how to deal with the problem…

Worcester ‘Balloons & Bad Advice’ aims to highlight the city center

WORCESTER, MA – An art installation will take over several venues in downtown Worcester in November, an intentional effort to guide visitors through the neighborhood. Here are more excerpts from…

Grassroots organization in Santa Clara wants to revive downtown city – CBS San Francisco

SANTA CLARA (BCN) – The people of Santa Clara want to rebuild their downtown area after demolishing it more than 50 years ago. Members of Reclaiming Our Downtown, a popular…

Residential tower P1.5-B will rise in downtown Iloilo

TERRANZA RESIDENCES. The architect’s perspective of the 33-story tower of the Terranza residences that will soon rise in the town of Iloilo. The project, a joint venture between Vismin Cebu…

“Sculpture Milwaukee” artworks in downtown all turn seasonal

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Sculpture Milwaukee offers a lot to see in the downtown area, and now you have more time to see it. The current exhibition entitled “There is…

Summerville Police Department will install security cameras downtown | News

SUMMERVILLE — Visitors to downtown will soon notice the installation of security cameras. At a recent committee meeting in October, Summerville City Council voted and approved the purchase of nearly…

GFPD investigates attacks in the city center | ABC Fox Great Falls

GRANDES FALLS, Mont. – Law enforcement is investigating two reported assaults in downtown Great Falls that are believed to be related. According to the Great Falls Police Department (GFPD), on…

Myrtle Beach Nonprofit Appoints CEO and Board of Directors to Help Revitalize Downtown | Myrtle Beach Affairs

MYRTLE BEACH – A startup organization recently formed to revitalize downtown Myrtle Beach has appointed its CEO and first board of directors. The Myrtle Beach Downtown Alliance has appointed Amy…

Summerville PD increases patrols, adds downtown security cameras

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCBD) – The city of Summerville hopes a dozen new security cameras will help prevent crime in downtown areas like Hutchinson Square and business districts. A new group…

Milford Wine Trail returns to downtown

MILFORD – A popular event to raise money for local charities is back this month. The 12th Annual Wine Route, organized by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA), returns to…

Decatur man arrested after 2 women reported assault in city center

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) – Police in Decatur said a man was arrested after two women reported being assaulted in the city center. In a press release, Sergeant Christopher Copeland said…

Huntsville Women’s March draws hundreds to downtown

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Huntsville Women’s March saw about 400 people flock to the downtown area on Saturday afternoon. Organizers said the purpose of the march was “to send the…

Annual Zonta de Pascagoula festival draws crowds downtown

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) – Thousands of people invaded downtown Pascagoula on Saturday. The Zonta Festival has taken over the city center every first Saturday in October for over 40 years,…

PHOTO GALLERY | Community event unites downtown culture | New

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Angel Auxtero said that as soon as she saw the Downtown Johnstown Culture Crawl ad on Facebook, she must have been a part of it. Thursday’s event,…

“The income generated by the city center is vital”: the Jackson Street Market Days in Harlingen expand

HARLINGEN, TX (ValleyCentral) – Local shopping and supporting entrepreneurs are essential to a city’s growth, which is why the town of Harlingen is expanding its Jackson Street Market Days. Alexis…

Revised Compensation Plan Seeks to Revitalize the Downtown Highway 1 Corridor | Daily news alerts

WEST – Dotted with unmanaged wasteland and more than a few run-down shopping centers, Route 1, from the top of Granite Street hill to the edge of Charlestown city, calls…

DC Business Leaders Consider Ways To Boost Visitors And Dollars To Downtown

DC business leaders tapped into a video call Thursday to discuss ways to increase the number of people and dollars in the downtown area. DC business leaders tapped into a…

Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival Brings Variety to Downtown | Portland

An event that started as a calming a year ago is now turning into an annual treat. The Portland Chamber of Commerce will host its second downtown fall festival on…

Panama City seeks to improve downtown

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – In downtown Panama City, residents can soon expect to see major changes on Harrison Avenue. Community members gathered Tuesday evening for a streetscape project meeting…

Lyon students beautify the city center

TOOMBS COUNTY, Georgia (WTOC) – Toombs County high school and middle school students are working together to beautify downtown Lyon. This belvedere is in the heart of downtown Lyon. Over…

Walnut Creek Police Announce Downtown Foot Patrols

The Walnut Creek Police Department said it will have additional staff on the streets this weekend, with expanded foot patrols providing an additional presence in the downtown area. Additional agents…

Census data shows a divide between growing downtown and declining low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee

When the US Census Bureau released detailed demographics in August, the picture wasn’t good for Milwaukee. Data showed the city had lost more than 17,600 residents since 2010, a drop…

Clashes in downtown Srinagar

Massive clashes erupted Thursday evening between young men and government forces in the Nawabazar neighborhood in downtown Srinagar. Restrictions in the region have been imposed following the death of Kashmir’s…

Local group wants to hear reflections on summer plans in the city center

WACO, TX (KWTX) – If you’ve been spending time in downtown Waco this summer, you may have noticed some changes. City Center Waco has installed a temporary plaza on 7th…

Winchester seeks grant to improve downtown | Local News

Winchester met a July 31 deadline to apply for a 75-25% state grant to make improvements to the city’s downtown area. The city council recently unanimously approved to apply to…

Nampa seeks to divert busy highway from downtown

On a typical day, approximately 25,000 vehicles pass through the Nampa Library Square block on National Highway 45. Since Idaho 45 passes through downtown Nampa, freight trucks often get in…

The city center sees development migrate east; Campus Catalyst Plans Major Expansion | New

Started barely six years ago, the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation is jam-packed, sparking an ambitious expansion plan that will cost $ 68 million for infrastructure and redesign of…

Hyatt Place to open in revitalized downtown Phoenix

The new Hyatt Place Phoenix/Downtown, owned and operated by Pacific Hospitality Group and built in partnership with Mortenson, will begin welcoming guests from September 2021. The new, eight-story, 238-room property…

Project partners announced for downtown plan

The City of Milwaukee Urban Development Department is partnering with Milwaukee Downtown, BID # 21 to co-lead downtown plan updates. The revised plan, “Connecting MKE 2040,” will include strategic updates…

City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Downtown BID Assemble Team for Downtown Plan Update Efforts

Downtown Milwaukee The City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Downtown Business Improvement District No. 21 have selected businesses to participate in efforts to update the Downtown Area Plan. Based in Milwaukee…

Taste Of New Canaan Stroll Returns To Downtown

NEW CANAAN, CT – The New Canaan Chamber of Commerce’s “Taste of New Canaan” walking event is scheduled to return on August 25 starting at 5:00 PM. to 19h With…

Albuquerque Historical Society arranges tours of downtown

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Becoming a tourist in your own town is something that has grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic. Locals took to the streets of…

Nashville Fire Department launches new emergency ATVs for downtown

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Nashville Fire Department launched new first responder ATVs over the weekend. These new vehicles will allow first responders to more effectively assist those in need…

SUSPECTED FOR BREAKING WINDOWS IN DOWNTOWN

A SUSPECTED MAN IS NOW IN PRISON AT RISK OF SEVERAL CHARGES AFTER BREAKING A WINDOW IN DOWNTOWN SIOUX SUNDAY NIGHT. SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY RYAN REDLER, 37, HAMMERED AND…

Nashville Fire Department Releases New Downtown Emergency ATVs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Nashville Fire Department released new first responder ATVs over the weekend. These new vehicles will allow first responders to more effectively assist those in need…

Glastonbury considers the “village quarter” in the city center | Newsletters

GLASTONBURY – City council plans to create a downtown “village district”, a mechanism authorized by state law that cities can use to preserve historic buildings and control the design of…

Millbrook presents five-year plan to develop downtown

Posted: Jul 21, 2021 10:16 PM CDT through Mattie davis The Town of Millbrook has partnered with Downtown Strategies to develop a revitalization plan for the Main Street area. The…

El Cajon approves 116 downtown condominiums

EL CAJON – El Cajon City Council has approved a 116-unit project along El Cajon Boulevard on South Johnson Avenue. The project will fill a niche that is sometimes called…

Woman shot dead in the city center; runaway shooter • Long Beach Post News

Officers responded at 11:50 p.m. on Thursday at the 1700 block of Pine Avenue where they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the upper torso, Long Beach police…

Starkville Adds Downtown Parking Limits | Local

STARKVILLE, Mississippi (WTVA) – The City of Starkville will impose time limits on parking in major parts of downtown. City officials will add two-hour parking from 7 a.m. to 7…

The artistic event aims to introduce downtown to other members of Fayetteville

A local community member wants to revive the Fayetteville he remembers as a kid with Sunday on the Square, a community event featuring art and music. The city-native Rakeem Jones,…

Return of Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Boosts Downtown Economy | Cedars Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) – After moving to a virtual format in 2020, the in-person return of Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival this year has given the downtown area an economic…

Westerly Planning Board will focus on downtown marketing; North End Also Mentioned As Zone of Opportunity | West

WEST – One of the first steps towards implementing the measures to be taken in the new revised master plan will see the planning council focus on further economic development…

No more defibrillators in sight in downtown Charlevoix

Hopefully most of us won’t have to use an AED. An AED, or Automated External Defibrillator, is used to help people with sudden cardiac arrest. It is a sophisticated yet…

Council approves new downtown patio parklets

Moose Jaw & District Chamber of Commerce and Moose Jaw Downtown Association want patio parclets in downtown parking lots A structure known as the “patio parking lot” could allow residents…

Police link group of attackers to downtown robberies, shootings and hijackings in recent days – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A group of men attacked people in downtown Chicago – committing crimes that included carjacking, shooting and robberies. Metra Rock Island District service was cut short at…

Documentary highlighting the early days of historic downtown Thomasville

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) – A new documentary celebrating historic downtown Thomasville, which was once the heart of the African American community, debuted Friday night at the Ritz Amphitheater. WCTV’s Katie…

The Palm Springs block; a city center for tourists and residents to enjoy

A block of downtown Palm Springs is undergoing a transformation in hopes of revitalizing the neighborhood and attracting visitors with its nearby architecture, artwork, and restaurants. “We just saw this…

Oceanside Police are looking to install 54 surveillance cameras in the town center

Oceanside Police Headquarters. Courtesy of the department The Oceanside Police Department is asking the city to approve a $500,000 allocation to purchase 54 surveillance cameras they want to install in…

Part of block in historic UP town center destroyed by fire

CALUMET, Mich. – A massive fire on Friday evening destroyed a block of historic downtown Calumet, according to WLUC-TV. The station reported that the fire occurred at a building in…

How we helped revitalize a languishing suburban downtown

Many years ago my husband, Steve, and I purchased our first home in Lombard. We bought near what we thought was a busy downtown area at the time. A few…

Texarkana Church seeks permission to demolish historic house in downtown

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL / KMSS) – The Beech Street Baptist Church has approached the Historic District Commission for permission to demolish the Claude Foulke House on Pecan Street. HDC officials…

Kearney businesses are planting new roots in the town center

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) – Whether it’s a new location or just a young, vibrant neighborhood, some Kearney businesses are turning to The Bricks to put down roots. Contour Med +…

Urbana Town Launches Downtown Walking Tour

Posted: May 6, 2021 / 4:13 PM CDT / Update: May 6, 2021 / 4:13 PM CDT URBNA, Ill. (WCIA) – The city of Urbana has launched a new walking…

Jackson City Council approves new social district for downtown

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) – On Tuesday evening, the Jackson City Council held a meeting where several important decisions for the area were made, including road construction, park design and a…

Big Rapids may limit downtown marijuana stores

BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids City Commissioners held a public hearing to receive input from residents and local business owners on a proposed amendment to the city’s marijuana ordinance. The…

Shawnee set to allow public drinking in downtown

Shawnee appears set to allow public drinking in an area covering four city blocks in the city’s downtown area. The Shawnee City Council unanimously agreed on Monday to direct city…