KIN: Financiers to host downtown symposium

KIN(Kingston, Jamaica) In keeping with its public-education and key business strategies, the JDIC, in collaboration with the financial system safety net partners policyholders and stakeholders, including the Bank of Jamaica and the Jamaica Stock Exchange, will be working together to promote and contribute to financial system confidence and stability.



FNL: Peggy Lyle, Downtown Champion

ftcollinsPeggy Lyle is the unsung hero of Fort Collins, acting as the driving force and creative energy behind making every day in downtown magical.

Lyle is the assistant director for the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association, or DBA, as well as the event and programming director and the entertainment and marketing director.


GFL: Glens Falls, NY Organizing Phish-Themed Promotion for Downtown Restaurants

Glens Falls, NY is hoping to promote some local restaurants with Phish-themed foods. is reporting that city officials have begun working with downtown restaurant owners to plan a week of culinary specials that will take place during the week of October 23, when the band is set to return to the Glens Falls Civic Center for the first time in 19 years.


AGS: Urban Living in Downtown Augusta

AGS(Augusta, GA) Enterprise Mill offers an extraordinary setting for working in commercial office space and living in residential lofts and apartments – all in a historic renovated mill on the Augusta Canal near the banks of the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia.

The rich history and atmosphere of the Mill gives visitors a window to the past, with an exciting look into the future. The development consists of professional business offices, residential loft apartments, inviting outdoor courtyards, and retail space with a variety of shop & dining facilities.   Beautiful commercial office space and interiors make doing business at the mill a unique experience which simply can’t be duplicated anywhere else in the area.


LIT: Downtown Network Organizational Committee

Warren, AR(Warren, AR) The Warren Downtown Network Organizational Committee met August 8 at Molly’s Diner at noon… Discussion centered around communication and public relations to promote downtown, fund raising strategies, and managing and recruiting volunteers.  A need to create a non-profit to help upgrade and utilize vacant buildings was also considered in detail.


SNY: Sidney, NE merchants staying open later

Shoppers in one KOTA Territory city may notice stores staying open a little bit later on Thursday nights.

Downtown Sidney merchants are trying to start the weekend early by staying open later on Thursday nights.

It’s all part of an effort to increase foot traffic and community atmosphere downtown.

Community Development Director Megan McGowan says several stores have decided to take part and will stay open till 7 p.m. on Thursdays.