July 23rd, 2021 | Written by Kingsli Kraft In early June, the Alpena Downtown Development Authority (DDA) resumed one of their regular summer events, Coffee and Cars. Coffee and Cars began in summer 2020 as a casual event for classic car … Continue reading Every Saturday Morning Enjoy Coffee & Cars in Downtown Alpena
July 15th, 2021 | Written By Kingsli Kraft Downtown Sidewalk Sales kick off TODAY!! Sidewalk Sales always coincide with the Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival and this year Sidewalk Sales start today, Thursday, July 15th and run through Saturday, July … Continue reading Fish for Downtown Dollars During Sidewalk Sales This Weekend!
Written by Kingsli Kraft | July 2, 2021 If you tuned in to Coffee with Kingsli this morning on Facebook Live, then you already heard some of these updates! We are posting them here as well to add all the … Continue reading Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend in Downtown Alpena
May 28th, 2021 | Written by Kingsli Kraft Memorial Day has always felt like the gateway to summer, or at the very least, it’s the metaphorical sign on the side of the road that tells you just how many miles … Continue reading What does Summer 2021 look like in Downtown Alpena?
Written by Kingsli Kraft | April 28th, 2021 In honor of National Small Business Week, the Alpena Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is hosting a new event, the Small Business Showcase. The Small Business Showcase is a week-long event meant to celebrate … Continue reading Alpena DDA Celebrates Small Business Showcase
Written by Kingsli Kraft | December 4th, 2020 The holiday season is upon us and while we may not be able to celebrate in the ways we usually would, here are some ideas of things to do to get in … Continue reading Spread a Little Holiday Cheer in Downtown Alpena
As you may have seen on Facebook, read in the Alpena News or heard on the radio, we’re collaborating with twenty downtown merchants to host Flannel Fun Night this Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm! If you haven’t already, … Continue reading Flannel Fun Night Prize Basket Reveal!
Written by Kingsli Kraft | May 22, 2020 Some of our downtown restaurants, bars and retail shops are reopening this weekend with social distancing measures in place, per Governor Whitmer’s executive order. For businesses, that means reduced capacity requirements, new … Continue reading Reopening – 7 Things You Can Do as a Customer to Shop + Dine Safely
Written by Kingsli Kraft | November 29th, 2019 Now that we’ve all had a chance to enjoy our Thanksgiving dinners with family and friends, we are officially in the thick of the holiday season. We’ve learned from Buddy the Elf … Continue reading 11 Ways to get in the Holiday Spirit in Downtown Alpena
Written by Kingsli Kraft | September 27, 2019 Just because summer is falling behind us, doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do downtown! We have a jam packed October ahead of us! As part of a new monthly feature, I’ll be … Continue reading What’s Up, Downtown? | October 2019
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 | June 7, 2019 This is your guide to the perfect weekend in Downtown Alpena, at least from my perspective. I was born here, raised here, I went away to school and now I’m back, and … Continue reading The Perfect Summer Weekend in Downtown Alpena