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 […]
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 […]
RACINE – Downtown Racine has created a new way to shop and support local businesses 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 60 gift ideas, all from local businesses in Downtown Racine. In addition, […]
You’ve seen the public art benches on display throughout downtown Racine all summer long. By this point, you’ve probably stopped to sit on one of them while strolling the historic streets of downtown. Now, it’s time to bid on your favorite one. From now until Friday, September 13th at 4 p.m., online bidding will take […]
Downtown Racine’s holiday parade brought out the sparkle in the community.
The community Christmas tree, which came from Mitchell Elementary School, now has a temporary home at Monument Square in downtown Racine. The tree was cut down on Sunday because the school is doing some renovations and was donated to Racine Downtown Corp. This was no 15-foot tree you could just plunk on the hood of […]
First Fridays will be held Aug. 7 and will feature a variety of events and music in downtown Racine. The following music acts will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Paul Harris Plaza — Family Power Music Monument Square — Back to Maryland Crosswalk Park — Mark Paffrath According to the Downtown Racine Corp., area downtown […]
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which kicks off at noon Saturday, March 14 along Main Street, will feature almost 50 parade entries, including Irish bagpipers, Irish Wolfhounds, and “30 Men in Kilts.” Remember that there is no parking from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Main Street or 6th Street. Streets will also be closed to traffic at 11:30 […]