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  • Something’s Cooking Visits The Angry Egg

    Something’s Cooking Visits The Angry Egg

    WFSB’s Something’s Cooking visited The Angry Egg, one of our own Downtown Restaurants! And, why not? Owners Steve & Liz Hall are active supporters of the Downtown community. You will find The Angry Egg represented at all of the Downtown events and promotions. Their Facebook page features not only their own restaurant but support for […]
  • Manchester Welcomes New Downtown Specialist

    Manchester Welcomes New Downtown Specialist

  • Butterfly Window Art

    Butterfly Window Art

    Calling artists of all ages and experience levels! This is open to individuals as well as groups and organizations. You are invited to help decorate our Downtown windows for the Butterfly Stroll! Sign up and we will save a spot for your creation! Artists must register by May 1st. (Registration may close early due to […]
  • Butterfly Stroll: A Call to Artists

    Butterfly Stroll: A Call to Artists

    You are invited to celebrate spring with a butterfly sculpture or art piece in the medium of your choosing. The District will be selecting 15-20 artists to create beautiful art pieces to be displayed on Main Street on Saturday, 5/22 from 10am to 4pm. This installation will be a part of other special events taking […]
  • Downtown Manchester Shows Signs of Spring!

    Downtown Manchester Shows Signs of Spring!

    There may still be snow on the ground, but Downtown Manchester’s Main Street is showing signs of spring! The Downtown banners have replaced the holiday decorations along Main Street. These colorful banners welcome visitors Downtown and add some cheer to the landscape. Soon the snow will melt and the beautiful flower planters will return as […]
  • Stacey Zackin of Downtown’s WORK_SPACE was Featured in the Journal Inquirer

    Stacey Zackin of Downtown’s WORK_SPACE was Featured in the Journal Inquirer

    Downtown Manchester is home to WORK_SPACE, a unique combination of co-working, meeting space, and an art gallery. It is so much more than even those three things! We are thankful to Stacey Zackin who consistently works to provide creative and meaningful resources at WORK_SPACE. She brings enthusiasm, expertise and life to the Downtown community. Stacey […]
  • Board of Commissioners Consider Amendment to ByLaws

    Board of Commissioners Consider Amendment to ByLaws

    The Downtown Manchester Special Services District will consider an amendment to its bylaws at its regular monthly commission meeting on Wed., Feb. 10, at 8am via Zoom. A copy of the proposed amended bylaws may be viewed during regular business hours in the office of the Town Clerk, 41 Center St., Manchester, CT or in […]
  • 2020 Annual Report – A Year in Review

    2020 Annual Report – A Year in Review

    Each year our Annual Report looks back at our accomplishments and ahead to our future goals. Take a few minutes to read our Annual Report and see what is happening in the District!    
  • Open Call for Marketing Ideas

    Open Call for Marketing Ideas

    Do you love our Downtown? Are you a business owner in the District? Whatever your reason for loving Downtown Manchester, you are invited to our upcoming meeting! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas regarding Downtown events and marketing programs. We welcome your help in putting these ideas into action! Please email Joy Press, […]
  • Love Local – Curb Local

    Love Local – Curb Local

    Main Street Curbside Pickup Spots Downtown Manchester is excited to launch Love Local –Curb Local! The Downtown District has designated 15 Curbside Pickup Spots on Main Street. These spots can now be utilized for low-contact shopping and dining at any participating downtown business! When you place an order for food or products, ask the business […]