Posts Tagged "main street"

Cedar Lee District Brings Art & Culture to Cleveland Heights

Cedar Lee District Brings Art & Culture to Cleveland Heights

Cleveland Heights is a suburb of Ohio’s most populous city. Despite sharing a name with the larger city down the road, Cleveland Heights maintains an identity all its own, in part, because of the lively arts community that has grown up there. That arts community, as well as Cleveland Heights’ small business community, is supported largely by the Cedar Lee Special Improvement District.   Cedar Lee District represents a public-private…read more →

Iconic Route 66 Road Tour Promotes America’s Main Streets Contest

Iconic Route 66 Road Tour Promotes America’s Main Streets Contest

To help promote the launch of the America’s Main Streets Contest; which began on March 1, we hit the iconic Route 66 Highway to educate communities about the importance and economic impacts that Main Streets – and the small businesses you find on them – have on local economies. We traveled to 12 cities, in six states along 1,400+ miles of Route 66. With a fitting name the “Great American…read more →

5 Main Street Festivals to Visit in August

5 Main Street Festivals to Visit in August

As the summer season starts winding down, it’s time to squeeze in as much local fun as possible before the kids head back to school and the season starts to change. Fortunately, communities across the country still have all kinds of festivals and celebrations planned to help you make the most of August. Whether you go for the food, the music or the socializing, these events will showcase the local flair of your community with authentic, homegrown entertainment.

Ghost Signs: The Legacy of Local Businesses

Ghost Signs: The Legacy of Local Businesses

In every American city, there are two kinds of small businesses: the ones that line the streets and fill the storefronts today, and the ones that live on from generations past.

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