In a town with just 90 residents, every cause counts. Giving back to one organization without a doubt touches every local family in some way. That’s why Round Top Mercantile Company, a family-owned general store and STIHL outdoor power equipment dealer in Round Top, Texas, opens its doors — and its porch — to any group that asks.
For Karen Munson, the aisles of her family’s hardware store feature more than tools, supplies and feed — they also set the scene for an entire cast of characters, performances and memories. Munson belongs to a family of independent retailers, with roots in the hardware business stretching back to 1926. Paying homage to this lineage and her own experiences, Munson is now transforming her family’s hardware store into a series of short stories.
From old homes to new businesses, the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) keeps Minnesota communities vibrant and growing. PAM, a nonprofit with a statewide focus, works with Minnesota homeowners, realtors, entrepreneurs and lawmakers to preserve the state’s rich culture through education and advocacy.
Has your local Main Street come back to life in recent years? Have new businesses and fun events drawn you to downtown lately? If so, then Main Street America could be at work in your community
After a frigid January, there’s no better way to warm up than with a little local love. In February, communities across the country will offer unique and memorable ways to come together — no matter the temperature. From decadent desserts to a good book, head downtown this month to indulge in the things you love. Local Resource Academy February 6, 2019 Austin, Texas Show your small business some love this…read more →
A third-generation family business based in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, Mrs. G TV & Appliance has helped customers find the best equipment for their homes for more than 80 years.
SCORE’s 2018 “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship” data report surveyed women on their triumphs and pitfalls in starting and running their businesses.
On the shores of the Mississippi River, Davenport, Iowa, represents a crossroads between the old and the new.
A new year means new opportunities to explore Main Street. Local farmers markets, bar crawls, parades and art festivals make the community more vibrant and more connected.
The holiday season so often becomes a time for celebration with loved ones, but for thousands of families across the country, it’s also a time for remembrance. On December 15, volunteers laid Christmas wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, and at other cemeteries across the United States to honor and remember the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives in service to the country. In Virginia,…read more →