MAIN STREET LORAIN SUPPORTS THE PURPLE RIBBON CAMPAIGN DOWN BROADWAY AVENUE

Kurt Hernon/ October 6, 2020/ New Businesses/ 0 comments

Purple ribbons line the sidewalks down Broadway Avenue in Lorain as part of the Genesis House campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In 1981, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence introduced October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Along with creating more awareness for not only victims, but to help unify family and friends that have been affected by this crime.

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2020 First Annual Main Street Lorain Holiday Ornament!

Kurt Hernon/ September 17, 2020/ New Businesses/ 0 comments

The Main Street Lorain Board of Directors is pleased to unveil a beautiful, vibrantly colored, incredibly detailed first annual 2020 Main Street Lorain holiday ornament. Ornaments are only available via pre-order through Main Street Lorain members until October 18: Footprint Tours, Janasko Insurance Agency Inc., Lorain Historical Society, Lorain Port Authority, Marzavas & Son Jewelers, Muzik’s Auto Care, Neilsen Jewelers,

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Marta’s N More Store OPEN!!

Kurt Hernon/ September 17, 2020/ New Businesses/ 0 comments

Marta’s N More Store swung its doors open to the public officially on Sunday, September 6 to a throng of delighted pastry lovers!   If you’re a lover of all things sweet – donuts, fritters, cakes, cookies, candy apples and on and on…Marta’s N More Store is a must when in downtown Lorain! Marta’s is open TUESDAY-SATURDAY 7am -2pm! and located

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Main Street Lorain hands out ‘Come Back Kits’ to area businesses

Kurt Hernon/ August 9, 2020/ New Businesses/ 0 comments

 Four Lorain County Main Street organizations have collaborated to secure grants and donations to supply almost 400 “Come Back Kits” to local small businesses as they continue to take steps every day to meet the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The “Come Back Kits” feature essential items, including PPE, cleaning supplies, disinfecting wipes, and gloves for the businesses

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Downtown Lorain Beautification Project

Kurt Hernon/ August 7, 2020/ New Businesses/ 0 comments

On May 30, 2020, a welcoming Downtown Lorain bloomed into existence with the arrival of flowering pots on the streets. The transformation is the work of a collaborative effort between Main Street Lorain (MSL) Design Committee, the Lorain Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and City of Lorain. The committee’s work strives to create a welcoming environment

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