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Downtowns Help Businesses Expand Outdoors

Downtowns Help Businesses Expand Outdoors

October 27, 2020 – The constraints of limited indoor capacity for restaurants and retailers has meant that municipalities and downtown organizations had to get creative expanding into the public realm. Many of our members have worked with their municipal governments to ease or remove barriers to outdoor commerce.

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Rethinking Public Space in 2021

Rethinking Public Space in 2021

October 19, 2021 РThe COVID-19 pandemic has hurled both new and existing issues to the forefront of public space considerations, forcing placemakers and public space managers to rethink the way we plan, design, and program public space.

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Marketing During a Global Pandemic

Marketing During a Global Pandemic

Sept. 21, 2020 РSmall business owners have a lot to think about, but the possibility of a global pandemic was likely not chief among their worries. Now that we are facing one, local businesses are facing a host of challenges. Communicating effectively with customers and clients has never been more important. 

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