Other Statewide News

Holiday Shopping and Celebrating

Are you shopping small this year with Small Business Saturday?  Perhaps Plaid Friday is more your style. Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Well, if you’re keeping it local, keeping it festive, here are ways to get out and explore Minnesota’s Main Streets this holiday season: Willmar Holidaze 2014, Nov. 22, 2014 Black/Plaid Friday, November 28, 2014 New […]

Downtown Business Showcases Historic Renovation…and Motorcycle Accessories!

August 19, 2014 Shakopee, Minnesota – A new downtown destination is open for businesses in a newly renovated building after hosting their Grand Opening celebration earlier this month. Inessa Hansen, owner of OneSexyBikerChick’s For the Journey Emporium, committed a lot of thought and energy into the restoration of the former Auto Parts service store at […]

Red Wing Restaurant Challenge

Excerpted from Red Wing Downtown Main Street and their Restaurant Challenge Do you or someone you know want to open or expand a restaurant to historic Downtown Red Wing? Based on local business survey results, and backed with Market Research Data – there is a need for additional restaurants in Downtown Red Wing. The Business […]

Job Opening: Faribault Main Street Coordinator

Faribault Main Street is accepting applications for the position of Main Street Coordinator.  The Coordinator will be responsible for all activities through the Main Street program. Applicants should have education or experience in one or more of the following areas; historic preservation, planning, economic development, retail, marketing, design, volunteer management, nonprofit management and small business […]

Winona Main Street Coordinator in the News

David Bittner, Winona Main Street’s Program Coordinator, was recently interviewed by the Winona Daily News. Bittner started in his position in January.  After the community applied in March, Winona Main Street was invited to join the statewide program Summer 2013.  Winona Main Street is Minnesota Main Street’s newest Designated Main Street Program and we’re excited […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 3: Temple Opera Block

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. This is the third installment in the series. Parts 1, 2, 4, and 5 include the Minnesota Point Lighthouse Ruins, the […]

FOX-21 News updates future of historic county jail

  Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In the third part of her series on historic Duluth buildings, produced in conjunction with Zenith City Online, FOX-21 News’ Dana Thayer updates the reader on plans by developer Grant Carlson for the historic 1923 St. Louis County Jail. View it here. The […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 2: 4th Street Buildings

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. This is the second installment in the series. Parts 1, 3, 4, and 5 include the Minnesota Point Lighthouse Ruins, the […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 1: Minnesota Point Lighthouse

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. We start today with one of the oldest structures in Duluth, the Minnesota Point Lighthouse. Over the next two weeks we […]

FOX-21 News reports on historic municipal court

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. The ornate front facade of the 1909 building at 124 East Superior Street, home of the Duluth Municipal Court from 1909 to 1929. (Image: X-comm) In the second part of her series on historic Duluth buildings, produced in conjunction with Zenith City Online, FOX-21 […]