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Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Bart Gonzalez and Eric Newsome, leaders within the Lorain Better Block pathe Lorain Better Block event on May 19, 2018. Lorain businesses and community members are invited to take part in activities at Lorain Better Block. Bart and Eric will be discussing ideas for how the Lorain business community and residents can get involved. Lorain Better Block is a community engagement event that will allow people to envision what the best block in the City of Lorain could look like. Broadway will be temporarily transformed from 5th through 8th Streets and promote opportunities for shopping, food and refreshments, mini parks, expanded patios and seating areas, use of vacant lots, art, and more!

Breakfast Meeting will be April 6th held at the Lorain Palace Theater, 617 Broadway, Lorain. We begin eating at 8 a.m. and  program starts at

Lorain Growth President Jim Long will also make announcements. […]

2018-07-06T16:38:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Tiffany McClelland, Economic Development Specialist for the Lorain Port Authority, will speak at the March 2 Main Street Lorain/Lorain Growth Corporation consortium breakfast meeting at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway. With her will be Lil, the border collie trained to keep
geese away from the Black River Landing festival grounds. Tiffany will speak on economic development in the city of Lorain. Doors open at
7:30 am and we start serving breakfast at 8 am. If you wish to eat, breakfast is only $7. The meeting is open to everyone. Reports will be made by others on developments and activities in Lorain’s downtown waterfront area.
Here is a photo of Lil.

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2018-02-27T14:09:27+00:00 February 27th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

On February 2nd LoCo Yaks will speak at the Main Street Lorain breakfast meeting.  They will discuss Black River clean up progress and future plans in the development of the Black River. The meeting starts at 8:00am and is held at the Lorain Palace Theatre at 617 Broadway.

2018-01-22T14:11:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Main Street Lorain had its next consortium meeting on January 5th 2018. It was held at the Palace and started at 8:00am. The Speaker was Tom Brown Executive Director of the Lorain Port Authority. Tom updated us on the Spitzer development  project and other Port activities for 2018

2018-01-22T14:09:02+00:00 December 29th, 2017|News|

22 Broadway in Lorain needs work, observers say

Jim Long, president of the Lorain Growth Corp. examines the rear exterior at 822 Broadway on Nov. 29, 2017. Long, and others invested in the revitalization of downtown Lorain, have called upon the city’s building inspectors to hold property owners accountable for the deteriorating conditions of their buildings located along Broadway.
Jim Long, president of the Lorain Growth Corp. examines the rear exterior at 822 Broadway on Nov. 29, 2017. Long, and others invested in the revitalization of downtown Lorain, have called upon the city’s building inspectors to hold property owners accountable for the deteriorating conditions of their buildings located along Broadway. Eric Bonzar — The Morning Journal
2017-12-03T10:16:02+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

On December 1st at 8am the Main Street Lorain had their meeting at the Spectrum Offices at 129 West 4th St (the old Club West).  Jim Long  requested committee reports and updates. There was announcements from Waterfront Winterfest and LGC Tourism council. Also Spectrum  updated us on new projects they are developing downtown at 401 Broadway. Breakfast was offered for $7.00 per person.

2017-12-03T10:20:12+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|

LG-WW Press Release 2017

 LORAIN KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON WITH

WATERFRONT WINTERFEST

 

CONTACT:Lollie Bansek

440-282-2790

lolipop@centurytel.net

 

(November 1, 2017)  Main Street Lorain – LGCwill once again host Lorain Waterfront Winterfest, the community-based, family-friendly event that kicks-off the holiday season in Downtown Lorain over Thanksgiving weekend on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

 

As in past years, Waterfront Winterfest will offer time-honored holiday activities including fireworks, magical and enchanting Christmas lights, and of course, the arrival of Santa. “The highlight every year is the arrival of Santa and this year will be extra special when he arrives at Veterans Park on the “Red Express” with super heroes and elves,” Steve Bansek, Waterfront Winterfest chairman said.  “We are also delighted to have WKYC reporter and Lorain native, Tiffany Tarpley, join us again this year for the festivities.”

 

Winterfest kicks-off with entertainment at Veteran’s Park and the arrival of Santa and the lighting of Christmas […]

2017-11-13T11:41:17+00:00 November 13th, 2017|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

David Hardy, new CEO for Lorain City Schools, spoke at the Friday,
Nov. 3, breakfast meeting at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway, Lorain,
for the Lorain Growth Corporation breakfast meeting. We begin eating
at 8 am and Mr. Hardy spoke from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Lorain Growth
Corp. President Jim Long allowed speak and allowed announcements from
the audience. You don’t have to eat to attend this meeting.

2017-11-13T11:34:52+00:00 October 20th, 2017|News|