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Monday Notebook

CITY OF DULUTH The City of Duluth’s priorities for the 2018 legislative session: . Securing approval of an additional 1/2 percent local sales tax for up to 25 years with all proceeds of the special sales tax dedicated to construction and repair of local streets, sidewalks, and bridges; in preparation of this request, the question was placed before Duluth voters during the 2017 general election and passed in every single precinct with 76.5 percent of…

Downtown Duluth storefront winners announced

Winners of the Greater Downtown Council’s 12th annual Storefront Window and Lighting Display contest have been announced. Awards were presented at the GDC’s Downtown Perk quarterly breakfast meeting. Twenty-four businesses participated in the contest and the winners of the 2017 Holiday Window and Lighting Display contest are: Lighting: Sheraton Duluth Most Original Storefront Window: . Commercial – Kitchee Gammi Design Co . Retail – Electric Fetus Most Traditional Storefront Window: · Commercial – PS Rudie…

Pop-up shops return to Downtown Duluth for the holidays

Downtown Duluth will welcome three new retail businesses for the 2017 holiday season, the Greater Downtown Council announced today. In partnership with downtown property owners, the GDC has again provided the leadership to continue the tradition of offering space rent-free to selected businesses during the holidays. The Pop-Ups this year are: . Duluth Children’s Museum: The Duluth Children’s Museum Pop Up Playspace is a sneak peek of their Lincoln Park location, free and open to…

Quote City: David Jensch on tonight’s Christmas City of the North Parade

David Jensch, KBJR 6 vice president and station manager, on tonight’s 2017 Christmas City of the North Parade in Downtown Duluth: “The parade is a labor of love for the people who work here at KBJR. We spend hours planning and adjusting over many months and the payoff is seeing the wide-eyed faces of kids bundled in warm clothes with their families along Superior Street. The parade goes on regardless of the weather … just…

Pop-Up Downtown returns with free space

After four successful Pop-Up campaigns, the Greater Downtown Council is again seeking retailers who would be interested in short-term storefront space in Downtown Duluth. The Pop-Up Downtown program is back for the holidays and property owners are again offering to provide the space rent-free for approximately two-three months. Pop-Up Downtown is aimed at activating vacant storefronts during the holiday season. Businesses interested in being considered for the program must be operational by November 25, which…