Category Archives: Main Street Program

Rock Springs Named Semi-Finalist for 2018 Great American Main Street Award —

ROCK SPRINGS, WYO. (Aug. 31, 2017) – Rock Springs Main Street has been selected as a semi-finalist for the National Main Street Center’s 2018 Great American Main Street Award. The award recognizes exceptional Main Street communities that excel at comprehensive, … Continue reading

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Granary Row: Shipping Container Pop-up Market Jump Starts Industrial Neighborhood in Salt Lake City | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Granary Row was born from a community planning session with over 500 people. There are retail shipping containers and a beer garden made of shipping pallets. The tenants range from from clothing… Source: Granary Row: Shipping Container Pop-up Market Jump … Continue reading

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Southern Idaho History – Community Series – Filer, ID

We’ve been having a blast collecting photos of early Southern Idaho; along with local histories written by those who knew their towns best; you the residents.  We will be sharing in this series, a wonderful ‘vintage’ look at YOUR town, … Continue reading

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STOREMAGEDDON: THE END OF RETAIL AS WE KNOW IT – Place Dynamics White Paper

Today’s post is an interesting article on the decline of franchise retail and a possible resurgence of “mom and pop shops”.   Credit: Michael Stumpf, AICP, CEcD – Principal, Place Dynamics LLC Definition of “Mom and Pop Shops”: Unlike franchises and large corporations, … Continue reading

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Gooding ID Schubert Theatre Restoration Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser

“LOVE IS IN THE AIR” is the theme for the upcoming fundraiser Prime Rib dinner event on behalf of the Gooding, ID Schubert Theatre restoration project.  Join your friends and neighbors for fun, entertainment, door prizes and great auction items … Continue reading

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Top Mobile Apps for Today’s Businesses

Is there an App for that? Indeed there is! Check out these ‘BEST’ mobile apps for your small business. Source: Top Mobile Apps for Today’s Businesses

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Fundraising Events to Restore Gooding, ID Schubert Theatre

Our historic buildings are important to the fabric of a community and the Schubert Theatre in Gooding, ID is no exception. Buy a brick to help raise money for this volunteer restoration effort. Continue reading

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Main Street LLC: Put Your Money Where Your House Is

Original post:  Orton Family Foundation Is your downtown succumbing to vacant and decaying historic buildings?  Gain new insights from this recorded webinar into a longstanding challenge for towns and small cities – getting the ball rolling to overcome vacancy and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Southern Idaho Events and Workshops for YOU!

Looking for events in your rural community? Interested in workshops or webinars? Check out our blog for info on things important to our rural communities. Continue reading

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