Posts Tagged "main streets"

Bel Air Downtown Alliance Evolves with the Community

Bel Air Downtown Alliance Evolves with the Community

Known as “The Heart of Harford” for its position as the Harford County seat, Bel Air, Maryland, offers good schools, charming history and a lively downtown. In particular, that downtown district is the product of local organizers’ hard work and genuine connection to the community.

Independent We Stand Heads to Rocky Mountain Main Streets

Independent We Stand Heads to Rocky Mountain Main Streets

Most of the time, the beauty of Main Street is that it’s just around the corner. For Independent We Stand, the beauty of Main Street is that it’s all over the country. On Monday, April 24, the IWS team set out on the Great American Rocky Mountain Road Trip, which will span five cities in five different states over the course of five days. The nearly 1,400-mile journey will take…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in April

5 Main Street Events to Visit in April

Month after month, local businesses, nonprofits and chambers of commerce work to put on entertaining events that keep the community bustling and lively

5 Main Street Events to Visit in March

5 Main Street Events to Visit in March

With St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of spring and Easter all packed into one month, there’s likely no shortage of fun around town in March. Downtown events bring locals and visitors together to support the small businesses and local culture that make your community strong and vibrant. Not to mention, they give you an excuse to get out of the house with family and friends. Celebrate what the month…read more →

Presenting the America's Main Streets Contest

Presenting the America's Main Streets Contest

We’ve teamed up with STIHL Inc., and FCA US BusinessLink to kick off a new contest to help one of America’s Main Streets and to promote the importance and strong economic benefits of Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive.

Independent We Stand Sets Off On A Main Streets Make Us Better Road Trip

Independent We Stand Sets Off On A Main Streets Make Us Better Road Trip

The Independent We Stand team is taking off on our Main Streets Make Us Better road trip, starting on Monday June 29 through Friday July 3. Along the way, we will visit five cities in five states in five days and try to eat, stay, play and shop local the entire day. At the same time, we will interview business owners and community advocates to raise awareness of the importance…read more →

5 Ways to Compete with Online Retailers

5 Ways to Compete with Online Retailers

In the wake of this mass exodus from physical stores, brick-and-mortar businesses – especially small businesses – have to adapt. In order to stay viable as both profitable businesses and engines of local reinvestment and job creation, these stores have to challenge the online model and draw customers back in. Here’s a look at how they can compete.

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