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ERIE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES CARE WEEK & CARE FUND

The Erie Downtown Partnership will announce CARE Week to be held March 1-10, 2017 in an effort to bring families downtown to enjoy the many amenities and assets the downtown offers. Special CARE Week partners will also be on hand including the Erie Otters, Erie BayHawks, Erie Playhouse and others who are offering special incentives… View Article

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Last minute Holiday gifts in downtown

Looking for last minute gifts… or just want to treat yourself? Downtown Erie has your perfect gift!  Need inspiration? Check out our downtown elf, Elferie, on Facebook as he strolls the streets looking for unique gifts only downtown Erie can offer! Still stumped?  Grab a downtown gift certificate good at over 60 (and growing) downtown… View Article

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DOWNTOWN D’LIGHTS 12/2

The Erie Downtown Partnership will host the 11th Annual Downtown d’Lights celebration that kicks off the official holiday season in Downtown Erie on Friday, December 2nd from 5 – 8 PM. This year introduces a new lighting scheme for Perry Square including new LED lights, garland, red ribbon and classy details designed by landscape architect… View Article

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THE SEARCH IS ON FOR CARE CAPTAINS

Over 200 people signed up to get district notices and serve on a district CARE team.  Now we’re looking for 4-8 individuals to lead those district efforts and be a liaison between their district and the Erie Downtown Partnership.  We’re looking for district CARE Captains!  Could that be you? Deadline to apply is this Friday… View Article

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FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOV. 9th

Join us at our annual Fall membership meeting! Learn more about the initiatives underway from the new downtown master plan as well as what’s planned for the next six months! RSVP to Emily Fetcko at Emily.fetcko@eriedowntown.com by November 4th.

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BIKE NIGHT POKER RUN FOR FIRST RESPONDERS SEPT. 2

  The Erie Downtown Partnership ends their Summer Event Season with a Bike Night this Friday on September 2nd, 2016. The event takes place from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM along State Street between 4th and 14th Streets. Bike Night has been a tradition in downtown Erie for 12 years bringing motorcycle enthusiasts from across… View Article

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BIKE NIGHTS BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES

Today we were able to give a total of $1,000 to four deserving veterans organizations that serve Erie County.  This was made possible through the proceeds of our May 27th Veterans’ Poker Run.  Organizations that benefitted were the Erie VA Medical Center, Project Healing Waters, American Legion Post 571 Freedom Riders and the Erie Vietnam… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY THIS WEEK AT BOURBON BARREL

There’s only TWO Block parties left… Join us for our weekly Block Party at Bourbon Barrel at 1213 State Street on August 11th. Live Music: MoneyShot 2.0/ First to 11 Proceeds Benefit:  The Crime Victim Center of Erie County We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY THIS WEEK AT THE BREWERIE

Join us for our weekly Block Party at The Brewerie at Union Station on August 4th. Live Music: Ruby Port Band / The Man’s Room Band Proceeds Benefit:  Flagship Niagara League We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday nights from June 9th to August… View Article

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EXTERNAL SECURITY GRANT FUNDING NOW AVAILABLE

The Erie Downtown Partnership has released a second round of funding for external security camera placement in downtown Erie. These grants are part of a three year project to help reimburse the purchase and installation of exterior security cameras for eligible businesses and property owners in the 70-block downtown district. Reimbursement is provided by the… View Article

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Visit Downtown Erie for the 10th Roar on the Shore

The 10th Roar on the Shore continues through Sunday, July 17th in downtown Erie. Come downtown and hear great bands, see cool motorcycles and enjoy lots of food.  Proceeds benefit the Saint Martin Play Ground on 18th Street. Be mindful that traffic may be limited and some streets will be blocked off, so give yourself extra drive… View Article

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weCreate Grand Opening in Downtown

Please join us in welcoming weCreate to downtown Erie!  While they’ve been at their current location for about seven months on the first floor of the Renaissance Centre on State Street, today they are hosting grand opening celebrations.  weCreate is a web design and marketing company, and they’ve designed very creative and colorful offices to… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY THIS WEEK AT MCCOY’S BARRELHOUSE AND GRILL

Join us for our weekly Block Party at McCoy’s Barrelhouse and Grill July 7th at 1013 State Street. Live Music: Smilo & Ghost/C. Cross/East Coast Turnaround Proceeds Benefit:  Boots on Ground We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday nights from June 9th to August 25th 6:00 –… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY THIS WEEK AT SULLIVAN’S

Join us for our weekly Block Party at Sullivan’s Pub June 30th at 301 French Street. Live Music: UPMC Hamot’s very own Malpractice hits the stage first; then Radio Age will be rocking the stage with rock and roll and stadium anthems from all-time greats like Queen, Boston, Journey, Peter Frampton, The Eagles, Genesis, Kansas, REO… View Article

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EXTERNAL SECURITY CAMERA GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

The Erie Downtown Partnership has released a second round of funding for external security camera placement in downtown Erie. John Buchna, at podium, announces the second round of funding at the Mayor’s office. These grants are part of a three year project to help reimburse the purchase and installation of exterior security cameras for eligible… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY WITH ERIE SEAWOLVES JUNE 23

Join us downtown Thursday June 23 for a Block Party at Jerry Uht Park with the Erie Seawolves. Live music by School of Rock/Next of Kin/Refuge/DJ Bill Page Proceeds Benefit:  YMCA of Greater Erie We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday nights from June 9th… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY @ U PICK 6 TAP HOUSE JUNE 16

Join us downtown Thursday June 16th for a Block Party at U Pick 6 Tap House. Live music by Radio Age (Opening) and Breeze Band (Headline) Proceeds Benefit:  Boys and Girls Club We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday nights from June 9th to… View Article

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BLOCK PARTY SEASON KICKS OFF TONIGHT

The Summer Block Party season kicks off TONIGHT at Molly Brannigan’s & Sherlock’s Park Place. Join us for live music by Key West Express/Jake’s Blues Proceeds Benefit: ‪#‎AJO We love bringing together our members and community for good fun for a good cause!‬ BLOCK PARTIES run Thursday nights from June 9th to August 25th 6:00 – 10:30… View Article

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BIKE NIGHT FEATURES POKER RUN FOR VETERANS

The Erie Downtown Partnership kicks off the Summer event season with Bike Night this Friday on May 27, 2016.  The event takes place along State Street between 4th and 14th Streets. Bike Night has been a tradition in downtown Erie for 11 years bringing motorcycle enthusiasts from across the region to celebrate Summer in downtown… View Article

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