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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…

Morgantown Artists to Design Utility Box Murals Around Downtown | Morgantown News

The City of Morgantown has received approval from the West Virginia Highway Division to install six new utility box murals designed by area artists in downtown Morgantown. “The utility box…

Avondale votes to revitalize its historic downtown

More townhouses, restaurants, wading pools, parks and murals. It’s part of the plan to make South Avondale a must-visit destination within five years. The $6.3 million plan aims to revamp…

Grove Station soon to be downtown will offer a unique dining experience | News

Corrie Sid began investing in Tallassee when she first purchased The Guest House in 2018 and almost immediately began making great strides in building it into a new hostel and…

Ashland’s Community Empowerment Grant Plans to Revitalize Downtown | Central Missouri News

ASHLAND — It has been several months since the Missouri Main Street Connection awarded the City of Ashland the Community Empowerment Grant to revitalize its downtown. Now plans are beginning…

City of Durango details big plans for Downtown North – The Durango Herald

A new special neighborhood would provide funding to build feasible multi-family housing The City of Durango is considering creating a MidTown Urban Renewal Authority to stimulate redevelopment in the north…

Fort Smith weighs new code for downtown development

FORT SMITH — The Fort Smith Central Business Improvement District Commission is due to vote later this month on a proposed new code for downtown. The intent of the code…