Paint & Sit will bring seating, color to downtown spaces this summer. PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown is now accepting proposals from local artists for its new outdoor seating project Paint & Sit. Paint and Sit is a chair painting project with the objectives of beautifying the urban landscape, increasing civic participation, and supporting the
Tuesday, March 14 is International Pi Day! Portland Downtown encourages the downtown Portland business community to celebrate with a festive offer, like $3.14 pie slices or 3 for $14 deals — the options are infinite! Businesses in the downtown district can submit Pi Day offers — to be available on Tuesday, March 14 — below.
PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown annually facilitates its award-winning Downtown Cadet program in coordination with the City of Portland Police Department. Our team recently sat down with 2022 cadets Kit & Daemien to chat about their program experience and future plans in the force. Read the Q&A below to learn more about our 2022 cadets.
Your favorite shops & restaurants need your support! Join the Cash Mob every Friday in September & get a chance to win a $20 gift card. All of the businesses near the construction project at the intersections of Free, Congress & High streets need your support. In an effort to help ring the cash registers, Portland
2022 event focused on Land Justice PORTLAND, ME — Portland Downtown, Portland Trails, & Friends of Congress Square Park are pleased to once again play co-hosts to Park(ing) Day — a global, public, participatory art project — scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16th across the City of Portland. Park(ing) Day is a day when people across
PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown will soon launch Pet Friendly Portland, ME — the City of Portland’s first pet friendly directory, listing downtown spots pet owners are welcome to bring their furry companions. The directory, coming soon to PortlandLovesPets.com, sorts downtown Portland’s pet friendly stops into the following categories: Art + Culture, Dining, Lodging, Recreation, Shopping, and Trips + Tours. “Our
Portland Downtown placemaking efforts to continue here through mid-November PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown has since early July fitted downtown cobblestone thoroughfare Milk Street with tools to make it a pedestrian-friendly freeway. Dubbed “Pop-Up Park on Milk Street,” the roadway is closed to all but foot traffic between Exchange and Market streets. Visitors have
PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown happily announces the addition of a new downtown mural at the corner of Brown and Free streets, creating vibrancy, discouraging graffiti, and encouraging local shopping. Hugh McCormick Design Co. designed and painted the outdoor mural, located on the Brown Street side of Free Street restaurant & cocktail bar, formerly Binga’s
A symbol of support and inclusion for city’s LGBTQ+ community PORTLAND, Me. — The Equality Community Center teamed up with Portland Downtown this week with City of Portland approval to paint two (2) temporary downtown crosswalks the colors of the Progress Pride Flag in advance of Saturday’s Pride Parade. The crosswalks are located at the
Portland Downtown’s Board Election Is Now Open PORTLAND, ME. – Portland Downtown, a 501c4 nonprofit downtown improvement district, is pleased to announce voting is live for seven seats on its volunteer board of directors, including: At-Large Property Owner (Two (2) 3-year terms; One (1) 1-year term) Cultural/Non-profit/Education Representative (1 seat; 3-year term) Restaurant Representative (1