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Main Spotlight: Craft Beverages and Main Street in Washington State

January 23, 2019 | Main Spotlight: Craft Beverages and Main Street in Washington State | By Logan Camporeale, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Directors and Historic Preservation Specialist at City/County of Spokane | Photo courtesy of Visit Seattle In two months,...


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Main Spotlight: Seeking Revitalization Rockstars

January 15, 2019 | Main Spotlight: Seeking Revitalization Rockstars | Photo credit: Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street (IA) It’s a familiar scene and far too many of us have been there before…the monotonous monthly board meeting. Dress it up if you like, change the time, try a more...


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Improving Facades Across Texas

December 18, 2018 | Improving Facades Across Texas | By Tracy Cox, San Augustine Main Street Manager, and Ina McDowell, Executive Director, Main Street Texarkana | With the generous support of the 1772 Foundation, Pecan Point Brewing Company in Texarkana, Texas, received a $10,000 loan...


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Life by the Water

December 10, 2018 | Life by the Water | By Francesca Reeves, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation | Photo credit: David Newman, Visit Seattle Washington Main Street will co-host the 2019 Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, March 25-27. Get to know our host city through...


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Main Street Success Stories

November 28, 2018 | Main Street Success Stories Photo credit: Livermore Downtown, Inc The organizations, individuals, volunteers, and local leaders working to advance our common cause of fostering vibrant, thriving communities never cease to inspire. From leading the restoration of...


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Main Spotlight: Whales, Housing, Beer, and Amazon

November 13, 2018 | Main Spotlight: Whales, Housing, Beer, and Amazon | By Breanne Durham, Washington Main Street Coordinator, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Farm fields and cascades in the summer heat at Skagit Farm Lands. Photo credit: Roseanna Dana Washington Main Street...


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Branded Wayfinding for Cities, Districts and Regions

November 6, 2018 | Branded Wayfinding for Cities, Districts and Regions | By Todd Mayfield, Principal and Group Creative Director for Axia | Wayfinding is an important component of a successful destination. It moves people through an environment and into desired locations within it using...


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New Affordable Health Insurance Alternatives

October 30, 2018 | New Affordable Health Insurance Alternatives | By Robert Dooley, President or Power Select Solutions, LLC | Since the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) went into effect in 2010, rates on the Health Exchanges operated by the federal government have risen...


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A Statewide Movement Improving West Virginia Main Streets

October 24, 2018 | Main Spotlight: A Statewide Movement Improving West Virginia Main Streets | By, Kayla Wright, Director of Try This West Virginia Point Pleasant Bike Rodeo is not only educating youth on how to make bicycling safer, it's also increasing the utilization of their beautiful...


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Local Impact: Small Business Saturday

October 16, 2018 | Local Impact: Small Business Saturday® | Photo credit: Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street, Inc. Small Business Saturday ® is more than a day to shop. It’s a nationwide movement that shines a spotlight on the importance of supporting small businesses in communities...