Creating an appealing evening environment can encourage additional spending and more frequent visits in the evening just as it does in the daytime.
The Homesteader Pantry, open four days a week, welcomes more than 10 local producers as part of an indoor year-long market. The storefront provides many local artisans the opportunity to grow their business in a low-risk environment, illustrating the power of local entrepreneurial programs to cultivate a unique local business mix.
When the Chippewa River Distillery/Brewster Bros Brewing Co. was searching for a downtown location for their new facility, Carol and Jim Stirn saw potential in the riverfront site at 402 W River Street, despite the limitations of the existing concrete block former auto service center. The project involved gutting the buildings to the walls, installing […]
The winner of the best retail event at this year’s Main Street awards was The Shop Small Raffle in downtown Fond du Lac. Now in its third year, the event is aimed at reminding shoppers to think of downtown first during the holiday shopping season. The Shop Small marketing campaign runs from November 1 to […]