Author: McKenzie Delisle

Portland Downtown Unveils Downtown Restroom Master Plan

Plan to guide placement, design & management of future public restrooms downtown Portland, ME — Portland Downtown, a nonprofit organization committed to fostering a thriving, vibrant and sustainable downtown environment, proudly announces the completion and availability of the Public Restroom Master Plan for Portland’s Downtown District. This comprehensive initiative marks a significant milestone in its

Join Portland Downtown’s Board of Directors!

Do you seek a volunteer opportunity? Do you want to create a positive change in your community? Are you enthusiastic about enhancing Portland’s downtown area for yourself and your neighbors? If this resonates with you or someone you know, consider nominating yourself or them for one of the available positions on Portland Downtown’s volunteer Board

Jane’s Walk leaders needed!

ABOUT JANE’S WALK Jane’s Walk is a global festival of free, volunteer-led walking conversations inspired by community activist Jane Jacobs. Jane’s Walks combine the simple act of exploring a place with personal observations, local history, and civic engagement.   The annual Jane’s Walk festival takes place the first weekend in May, in more than 200 cities

Winter Artisan Market

Calling all Talented Artisans in Maine and New England! Are you looking for a great opportunity to showcase your work during the holiday season? Portland Downtown is seeking vendors to be part of their Downtown Winter Market. This outdoor market takes place Friday, November 24, 2023 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and coincides with

Paper Tiger is May’s Business of the Month!

Paper Tiger – 425 Fore Street Paper Tiger is a restaurant on Fore Street in downtown Portland. Portland Downtown’s Marketing & Events Committee selected them as May’s Downtown Business of the Month and reached out to owner/operator Marcus Alcantara to learn more about the business. Read on to hear from Marcus!   Q: When did