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City reviews open container laws for downtown district

Walking around downtown Fayetteville with an open container of alcohol in specially designated neighborhoods may be a possibility in the future. As a result of the recently passed House Bill…

Equity Seekers for Marijuana Licenses Face Barriers Under State System

MERIDEN — Biagio “Nick” Gulino has a local temporary special permit for a cannabis dispensary at 28 W. Main St. and continues to struggle with the state’s lengthy licensing application…

True/False Film Fest Returns to Columbia’s Downtown District This Weekend | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — The True/False Film Fest returns to the downtown Columbia neighborhood this weekend, drawing moviegoers from around the world to one of the biggest film screening events in the…

Washington-based companies donate $10 million to fight homelessness in downtown Seattle

Washington-based companies donate $10 million to fight homelessness in downtown Seattle Amazon, Starbucks, Microsoft Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, billionaires Steve and Connie Ballmer and others said Thursday…

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…

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…

Downtown Jefferson City District May See Construction Standards Implemented | Missouri News

JEFFERSON CITY – While not being proposed, Jefferson City plans to create building standards to preserve its downtown neighborhood, primarily along East Main Street. Planning Director Eric Barron will present…

‘We’re fed up’: suspect smashes window of downtown Seattle restaurant and grabs cash register

Seattle restaurant broken into, owner fed up Video from Barolo Ristorante at 1940 Westlake Ave shows suspect smashing window on door around 4:45 a.m. before running to bar and running…

A for alignment: Downtown Seattle Association notes the candidates | Washington

(The Center Square) – The Downtown Seattle Association released its “Candidate score card” for city office candidates, who will face voters in less than a week. The nonprofit asked candidates…

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…

Central / Downtown District Business Coalition: Crime Statistics Only Tell Part of the Story

By the Central / Downtown District Business Coalition Data can be a good thing. Everyone likes to have real, reliable numbers on hand to justify an argument. Unfortunately, statistics don’t…

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…

Downtown Seattle in the spotlight of mayors’ debate as candidates are likely to ring on the future of the tech hub

Seattle mayoral candidates Bruce Harrell, left, and Lorena Gonzalez. (Images via campaign websites) The future of downtown Seattle could be in the spotlight tonight – alongside Bruce Harrell and Lorena…

Despite mayor’s promises, owner of downtown Seattle restaurant says area is still unsafe

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, there had been a mass shooting in downtown Seattle. Mauro Golmarvi, owner of Assaggio, an Italian restaurant, practically pleaded with city leaders for help and spoke…

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…

A prosperous and growing city center

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The heart of downtown London is adorned with mounds of colorful flowers and thriving with new businesses opening around every corner. Main Street is where…

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…

IEDA, Main Street Iowa tours downtown and Legacy Plaza – Newton Daily News

Representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Main Street Iowa visited downtown Newton and neighboring Legacy Plaza on July 27, both included in the city’s now-accepted request to…

Bridgton is looking for wall designs for the city center

After a difficult year for many small businesses, cities and business owners are getting creative to grow their businesses. In Bridgton, creativity is literal, with the city launching a public…

ULI Boston conducts study on downtown North Brookfield

BOSTON – The Boston / New England District Council of the Urban Land Institute announced the completion of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) of the historic North Brookfield Town House…

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…

Downtown Seattle business owners say recovery depends on city public safety

Seattle is working overtime to bring back its downtown core. The loss of tourists and office workers over the past year and a half has left the region struggling. The…

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…

Nashville Approves Sales Tax Increase for Downtown District | Tennessee

(The Center Square) – Visitors to the downtown Nashville business district will pay more sales tax starting July 1. The increase in the sales tax rate – from 9.5% to…

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…

Downtown Seattle businesses brace for possible riots as they await Derek Chauvin’s verdict

Companies prepare for possible protests after Chauvin trial Law enforcement and businesses prepare for possible riots SEATTLE – Between the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and other…

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…

7 “must-haves” for the recovery of downtown Seattle

Every big city has a big downtown. Town centers are the heart of a region and help shape its brand and identity. Downtown Seattle is no exception – it’s the…