Articles by Danielle Layton
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By Danielle Layton on July 25, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Portland’s Downtown District announced that Steven Hewins has been appointed as interim executive director. Hewins, who has been actively engaged in Downtown Portland’s business and hospitality community for more than 30 years, will assume the position in August. Portland’s Downtown District also announced results from its recent …
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 22, 2012, at 9:42 a.m.
Friday November 23, 5:30pm, Monument Square Come see the spectacular lighting of the tree at this annual tradition! Entertainment begins with Rick Charette and the Bubblegum Band. Free horse & wagon rides from 4 – 8 pm.
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:35 a.m.
Enjoy live music, outdoor sporting demonstrations, and special daytime activities during downtown’s coolest event!
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:20 a.m.
Stroll through downtown during the holidays to enjoy the festive window displays! Vote for your favorite by Liking your favorite window in our Facebook photo album by December 16.
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:18 a.m.
Thursday December 13, 5-10pm – Shop ‘til you drop in downtown Portland! Participating stores will remain open until 10 pm. Merry Madness kicks off downtown at the Portland Regency Hotel with music, food, and fun! It’s a night full of fun with your friends- shop, eat, and be merry!
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:12 a.m.
Saturday December 8 – Shop the Arts District and discover demonstrations, holiday sales, live music, family activities, and more!
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:10 a.m.
Saturday December 1- Shop downtown on December 1 and a portion of the sales from participating stores are donated to local charity Junior Achievement.
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:09 a.m.
November 24 to December 23- Fridays (4-8pm), Saturdays (2-6pm), and Sundays (1-5pm) Free rides throughout enchanting downtown and enjoy the lights and sounds of the holiday season. Pick up and drop off every half hour in Monument Square.
By Danielle Layton on Oct. 12, 2012, at 9:07 a.m.
Friday November 23 – Sunday December 16 Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for 4 weeks during the holiday season (12 days in all). PDD provides raffle boxes to participating stores who have provided gifts for the raffle. Each shop draws winners from the weekend, PDD compiles winners from each store …