Summer has finally arrived in Downtown Alpena and we’ve compiled our official Downtown Summer Bucket List for 2019. These are the things that we look forward to all spring and the things we are sad to say good-bye to in … Continue reading Downtown Summer Bucket List
Written by Kingsli Kraft | May 30, 2019 I did not plan for all of my favorite things this month to be food and drink related, but they are. *insert shrug here* Maybe it’s because I’m writing this hungry? Anyways, … Continue reading Kingsli’s Favorite Things | May 2019
Written By Kingsli Kraft | April 4th, 2019 Every other month of the year, you can step off the elevator at Art in the Loft and peruse plenty of beautiful artwork from dozens of local artists. But this month is … Continue reading Young Artist Exhibit Brings Vibrancy to Downtown Alpena
Written By Kingsli Kraft | March 26, 2019 I do have to say one of the thing I miss the most since I officially entered adulthood last spring, when I graduated college, is obligatory week-long breaks from responsibility, like spring … Continue reading Kingsli’s Favorite Things | Staycation Edition
The fifth-annual Chowder & Chili Cook-off is only a few weeks away– and like last year’s event, the cook-off will be completely zero-waste with the help of a local group of students. What does it mean to be zero-waste? Zero-waste events … Continue reading Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off to be zero-waste event
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
It is the height of summer still in Alpena, Michigan. You can feel the energy downtown as everyone rushes to enjoy these next few weeks before school starts up again and the air cools. On Sundays, the energy of our … Continue reading 15 Things to do Downtown on any Sunday
After the last blog post, a few readers asked: What about kid-friendly things to do in Downtown Alpena over the winter months? Here’s what I could find: Young kids 1.Preschool Playdate at Alpena Public Library. Every other Tuesday, kids 3-5 years … Continue reading Things to do in Downtown Alpena over the winter: Kids Edition!