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Downtown Racine ‘Excited and Hopeful’ for Spring/Summer Events

Like spring flowers, Racine County is reblooming after a very long winter exacerbated by the COVID-19 global pandemic of the past year. Therefore, many are looking forward to spring and summer events in Racine. Two organizations – the Downtown Racine Corp. and Real Racine (Racine County’s destination marketing organization) – recently announced spring/summer events. Also, […]

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DRC Celebrates 2020 Silver Linings and Those Who Made a Difference

DOWNTOWNTOWN RACINE- During Downtown Racine Corporation’s Annual State of the Downtown and Achievement Award Presentation on Thurs., Feb. 25 more than 50 people gathered via Zoom to celebrate the silver linings from 2020, recognize those who made a difference, and look ahead to 2021.  “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments this year and the […]

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Downtown Racine Publishes Online Valentine’s Gift Guide

RACINE – Downtown Racine has created a new way to shop and support local businesses for Valentine’s Day via an online gift guide at RacineDowntown.com/downtown-gift-guide/. The website is a collaborative effort created by Downtown Racine Corporation and The Journal Times. Visitors of the site can view 65 gift ideas, all from local businesses in Downtown […]

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Downtown Achievement Award Nominations Needed

The Downtown Racine Corporation is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Achievement Awards in which individuals, businesses, or organizations are recognized for their contribution to the vitality of downtown during the past year. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Downtown Showcase Award – An exciting event, person, or organization that has helped attract […]

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Three County Organizations Receive TRAVEL Grants

RACINE COUNTY – Three Racine County organizations have received Wisconsin TRAVEL Grants from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The grants announced this week are presented to: Real Racine (Racine County Convention & Visitors Bureau), $282,138. The organization promotes activities throughout the county and operates the Real Racine Visitor Center at 14015 Washington Ave., Yorkville.Downtown Racine […]

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Bid on public art flowerpots to keep downtown blooming

The hand-painted flowerpots, which have beautified downtown all summer, go up for auction Aug. 17 during Downtown Racine Corporation’s 19th Annual Public Art Auction. Proceeds from the online auction will help keep downtown blooming by supporting the organization whose mission is to foster economic, social, and cultural diversity by stimulating business development, programming events, and […]

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Historic walking tour offer great socially-distanced fun downtown

RACINE – Downtown Racine Corporation now offers a great way to explore downtown with some great socially-distanced fun for the whole family. The DRC’s Main St. Committee is delighted to present a web-based, mobile-friendly update of a walking tour guide commissioned by the Racine Landmarks Commission in April 1990. The original printed brochure, which is […]

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Downtown Racine Achievement Award Nominations

The Downtown Racine Corporation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Achievement Awards in which individuals, businesses or organizations are recognized for their contribution to the vitality of downtown during the past year. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: ● Downtown Showcase Award – An exciting event, person or organization that has helped […]