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Public Art Bistro Tables & Chairs Unveiled in Downtown Racine with Scavenger Hunt

For the 20th consecutive year, the Downtown Racine Corporation has unveiled a public art project in Downtown Racine. This year’s project featured Bistro tables and chairs. 25 artists were selected to adorn the table sets with their creativity. 25 sets are scattered through Downtown. Similar to last year’s public art project that featured flowerpots, there […]

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Electric Scooters Soon Coming to Racine

RACINE – Visitors and residents will soon be able to rent electric scooters here. The Racine Common Council recently approved a pilot electric scooter ordinance governing the use of electric scooters for the public from private companies. The council also granted a license to Bird, a scooter manufacturing and rental company, to deploy 100 electric […]

Downtown Racine Wine Walks

The Downtown Racine Corporation will be hosting Wine Walks on May 1 and 8, 2021 with two sessions available on each date to ensure smaller crowd sizes (1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.). Enjoy the change of seasons in beautiful downtown by sampling 20 delicious wines poured at 20 participating […]

Downtown Racine Wine Walks

The Downtown Racine Corporation will be hosting Wine Walks on May 1 and 8 with two sessions available on each date to ensure smaller crowd sizes (1 p.m.- 4 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.). Enjoy the change of seasons in beautiful downtown by sampling 20 delicious wines poured at 20 participating businesses. Tickets […]

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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 Achievement Award Nominations

DOWNTOWN RACINE – Celebrate Downtown Racine at the Downtown Racine Corporation’s State of the Downtown and Achievement Award presentation on Thursday, February 25 at 9 a.m. via Zoom. The presentation agenda will consist of the State of the Downtown address and the announcement of 2020’s Downtown Achievement winners. Some of the highlights during the address […]

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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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Property Transfers: Downtown Racine properties sell

Racine County had 82 properties transferred to new owners, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired between January 11th and 15th had a cash value of almost $18 million. The transfers included a few Downtown Racine properties, a manufacturing-zoned property, and many single-family homes. The property that […]

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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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Downtown Racine in 2020: ‘Intense Challenges Faced’

RACINE – Downtown Racine Corp. (DRC) this week reported a few silver linings amid a 2020 that was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Downtown business development and promotional organization summarized its accomplishments in its 2020 Review. “Despite the intense challenges we faced, we were able to pivot and provide major resources to the Downtown […]