A symbol of support and inclusion for city’s LGBTQ+ community PORTLAND, Me. — The Equality Community Center teamed up with Portland Downtown this week with City of Portland approval to paint two (2) temporary downtown crosswalks the colors of the Progress Pride Flag in advance of Saturday’s Pride Parade. The crosswalks are located at the
So you want to help spoil downtown workers? We love to hear it! Downtown Worker Appreciation Day is our way of saying THANK YOU to Portland’s diverse & dynamic workforce. It has for more than 20 years showered thousands of downtown employees with fun, quirky, & tasty gifts, really spoiling the folks who keep Portland going
PORTLAND — Beauty is its own excuse for being, says Emery Goff. Though not her original quote, but something first recorded by American Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 87-year-old resident of 75 State Street said beauty itself was reason enough to add color to the Lower Exchange Street alley. Goff and a handful
Free coffee, breakfast treats, and so much more. Here are 10 Things To Love About Downtown Worker Appreciation Day: 1. It’s this Thursday, May 3rd! Join us anytime between 7:30am and 9:30am at one of three convenient locations: Monument Square, Tommy’s Park (by Bard and The Grill Room), and in front of the Portland
Portland Downtown is joining forces with FEMA and the Emergency Management Office of the City of Portland and Cumberland County to encourage as many individuals as possible to sign up for CodeRED. CodeRED is the emergency alert system used by County and City officials in the event of emergencies. Examples of why CodeRED may be used include:
Sunday, June 12th marked the unofficial start of summer in beautiful Downtown Portland, as the 43rd annual Old Port Festival delighted a crowd of more than 50,000! Festival-goers from near and far enjoyed picture-perfect weather, fabulous entertainment on seven stages, oodles of Maine-made arts & crafts and mouth-watering eats at every turn. Read more
“I’m in a love affair with Portland, Maine. It’s real, it’s deep, it’s never ending. I’m never leaving.” We couldn’t agree more, Josh, and (with Valentine’s Day upon us) we thought we’d take a look at some of the swoon-worthy events happening this weekend. Be sure to get out and discover more to love in
One-of-a-kind restaurants. Phenomenal shopping. Awesome entertainment. Fascinating museums & galleries. Gorgeous views at every turn. There’s no doubt about it: there’s a lot to love about Portland! In celebration of all the swoon-worthy things about our little city (and Valentine’s Day, of course!) our Congress Street office windows are getting a makeover…and we need your help!
Opportunities to learn abound Downtown. Whether you’re a lover of food + drink, art, language or dance — Portland offers something for every taste and interest. So, what are you waiting for? Take a fun class, learn a new skill, discover a hidden passion. Here are just a few ideas to get your mind churning!