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Downtown Racine Achievement Awards presentation set for Jan. 17

RACINE – Downtown Racine Corp. (DRC) will present the 2022 Achievement Awards on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Red Onion Café, 555 Main St. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. The event also includes the State of the Downtown address that will highlight the past year’s business development updates, capital improvements, event economic impact and […]

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Boyle named new Executive Director of Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce

BURLINGTON — As of Jan. 9, 2023, M.T. Boyle has begun serving as the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce’s new Executive Director. Boyle brings vast experience to Chamber M.T. Boyle Boyle is a former small business owner and longtime resident of Burlington, Wis. She has worked in community and legislative engagement and event planning positions […]

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Downtown Racine 2022 Achievement Award Winners Sought

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Achievement Awards in which individuals, businesses or organizations are recognized for their contribution to the vitality of downtown during the past year. Downtown Racine award nominations Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Downtown Showcase Award – An exciting event, person […]

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5th annual Kris Kringle Tour is Dec. 10 in Downtown Racine

RACINE — Celebrate Racine’s Danish heritage by embarking on the fifth annual Kris Kringle Tour from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at over 30 businesses in Downtown Racine. This free event, hosted by Downtown Racine Corporation and O&H Danish Bakery, invites people to sample a variety of Kringles while shopping through Downtown Racine shops. “The […]

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16 Downtown Racine businesses participate in holiday window decorating contest

RACINE — Downtown Racine has transformed into a magical winter wonderland destination for the holiday season. In conjunction with the season, the Downtown Racine Corporation is hosting a holiday window decorating competition for businesses that have chosen to participate. Now through Dec. 10, travel downtown and gaze at all of the lights, decorations and paint […]

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4th Annual Ladies Night Out is Nov. 19 in Downtown Racine

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation will be hosting its 4th Annual Ladies Night Out this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 12 – 8 p.m. in Downtown Racine. All queens are welcome, so bring your gal pals for a night of pampering, first-class treatment, specials, and one-night-only deals at over 30 downtown businesses. For every purchase […]

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Business Spotlight: Creative Flex

A business in Downtown Racine welcomes the community to flex their creativity. Creative Flex, 305 Main St., offers in-studio painting and experience for customers. As an avid painter and Latina business owner, Alexis Flores-Lockridge is creating opportunities for locals and those visiting the Racine area. Her love for painting and creating started when she was […]

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10th annual ‘Monument Mash’ Halloween event is Oct. 22 on Monument Square

RACINE — The 10th annual “Monument Mash” Halloween event will take place on Oct. 22 at Monument Square in Downtown Racine. From 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., families are encouraged to join the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) for a day of free and spooky fun. The “Monument Mash” will coincide […]

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Downtown Racine hosts Candy Crawl twice – Oct. 22 and 29

RACINE — Downtown Racine’s 4th annual Candy Crawl and Halloween Scavenger Hunt will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, Oct. 22 and 29. The family-friendly trick-or-treat option runs from 12 to 2 p.m. both days. Youngsters are invited to don costumes and visit more than 30 participating Downtown Racine merchants for free treats. In addition, […]

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Donations being accepted for annual warm accessories drive at Downtown Racine’s Holiday Parade

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) is currently accepting donations for its annual warm accessories drive in conjunction with the Holiday Parade and Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 12. Community members are asked to bring warm accessory donations for those in need. Donating is a wonderful way to help others experience the warmth and magic of […]

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Applications for Holiday Parade due Friday Nov. 4

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation will host its annual Holiday Parade and Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Experience the magic of the holidays on Main Street surrounded by Racine’s community members. The organization is currently seeking parade applicants who wish to be a part of this year’s holiday event. Applications are available online; […]

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Party on the Pavement: Racine parties like it’s 2022

RACINE – As a relative newcomer to Racine was heard to comment at Party on the Pavement Saturday afternoon, “Gee, Racine doesn’t need an excuse to party!” Downtown Racine’s 19th Party on the Pavement was living proof of that. For roughly seven hours on Saturday, the city’s Downtown area became a movable feast of sights […]

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Party on the Pavement features local cuisine, music & shopping on Sept. 17

RACINE — Party along the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of Downtown Racine on Sept. 17. Racine’s very own street festival, Party on the Pavement is happening from noon until 7 p.m. The festival will take place, once again, in downtown Racine on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street. Additionally, activities […]

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Rocking chairs of Downtown Racine to be auctioned off starting Sept. 1

Di Bottoni by Chelsey Cacciotti Giardino – RACINE — The art installation of rocking chairs in Downtown Racine will soon go up for online auction to support the cultural diversity and further enrichment of businesses in the area. 16 Amish-crafted rocking chairs will be up for bidding, each with a starting bid of $300. “The […]

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Downtown Racine Corporation Fall Wine Walk dates are Oct. 8, 15

RACINE – There’s a chill just starting to appear in the air and that means Wine Walk is back. The Downtown Racine Corporation will be selling tickets for the 2022 Fall Wine Walk starting Monday, Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. There will be two opportunities to attend: from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on either […]

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