Main Street Lorain is proud to be celebrating our 22nd year promoting downtown Lorain
Many new developments for 2018 in our downtown Entertainment and Business district.
New streetscape plan for Broadway
Many economic revitalizations occurring in the 4th, 6th, 8th, and 9th St corridors
Revitalization of the Spitzer Hotel/ a catalyst for our downtown development
Main street as a strategic board member and participant of the Lorain Harbor Area Wide Planning Project/ Marketing available real estate along our waterfront
New candy and gift shops coming
New eateries coming in 2018
New living quarters under construction on Broadway
Main Street Brewfest event
Main Street Tourism Train station display
Main Street Waterfront Winterfest
As title sponsor for the Black River Concert Series we welcome Bob and Sandy Early back for the 2018 season
Many new events and shows at the Palace Theatre in the summer and fall of 2018
These events alone bring over 250,000 people and new visitors to […]
Cold weather has delayed spring cleaning on Broadway, but a developer has plans in the works for downtown Lorain.
Cabela’s Walleye Tournament Fish Fry
Friday, May 4th 2018, 4-7 pm
At Black River Landing
421 Black River Lane
Tickets are $20.00
Choice of fish, shrimp or combo dinner, dessert and drink
Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth Corp is proud to be a partner in the grant that allows this economic catalyst for the city of Lorain. Our partners, the City of Lorain, Lorain Port Authority and Charleston Village are excited about the marketing of these properties and promoting their development. This is hopefully a game changer for Lorain and will coincide with our downtown development plan that these partners and Main Street Lorain already have underway. The new hotel, the Broadway Streetscape, revitalization in the 9th, 8th, 6th, 5th, and 4th St corridors and much more to come
Jim Long/ President
Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth
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. […]
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.
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.
Great meeting and strategic planning session today at the Lorain Port Authority. All the main stakeholders of downtown Lorain met and discussed many issues. Excellent forum with future plans to network in the future.
Jim Long/ President Main Street Lorain