Registration is live for the 2018 Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off

REGISTER HERE:  Chowder and Chili Cook-off Registration Packet 2018 Save the date: The 5th Annual Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 12-4 pm. Like last year, the event will take place on Second … Continue reading Registration is live for the 2018 Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off

#REACHourpotential: Bringing Color Downtown

If you’ve been downtown lately, you may have noticed a new pop of color (or three!) in some of the windows. Maybe you were driving along Chisholm and thought to yourself, “was that a giant green hotdog in a hot pink bun on the old Hallmark building?” Yes! Yes, it was! Art in the Loft, Omega Electric and Sign Company, and the Downtown Development Authority partnered together to bring this new project to life in our downtown windows. Justin Christensen-Cooper, the Executive Director of Art in the Loft, was originally inspired by another program in Philadelphia that he came across … Continue reading #REACHourpotential: Bringing Color Downtown

Thunder Bay Theatre explores topics of diversity and inclusivity with summer season, core company

Thunder Bay Theatre’s summer season opens June 20, 2018– and twenty-eight theater professionals from around the country have arrived in Downtown Alpena to begin rehearsing and assembling TBT’s summer season of shows. On the playbill for Summer 2018 includes: Joe DiPietro’s All … Continue reading Thunder Bay Theatre explores topics of diversity and inclusivity with summer season, core company