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Annual Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season in Downtown Portland

  Portland, Maine — Joy and merriment will fill Monument Square Friday, November 25th as thousands gather for the 2016 Tree Lighting Presented by Hood® Eggnog. The spectacular celebration features free, fun-filled activities for the whole family from 5-6:30pm including live music, horse & wagon rides, a visit from Santa himself and — new this

Portland Downtown Wins Big at 2016 International Downtown Association Conference

  Portland, ME, September 14, 2016 — Portland Downtown shined in the spotlight on a global stage last week, picking up two highly competitive and prestigious awards at the 62nd annual International Downtown Association Conference in Atlanta. The IDA recognized Portland Downtown with an Award of Excellence for its Downtown Cadet Program, as well as

Portland Downtown’s Shop for a Cause Day raises $3,500 for Portland Trails

  PORTLAND, Maine — In the spirit of collaboration and giving back, Portland Downtown partnered with twenty local retailers to raise funds for Portland Trails — a nonprofit land trust that transforms Greater Portland into a healthier community through trails, active transportation, conservation, and placemaking. “Shop for a Cause has been one of our signature holiday