Ashland's annual holiday celebration of lighting a full mile of trackside homes, businesses and Randolph-Macon College is garnering attention across the region. Check out our turn-of-the-century train town in the news! Virginia Main Street Blog: Celebrating the Holidays in Virginia WRIC, ABC 8: WWBT, NBC 12: Richmond Family [...]
About Maggie LongestExecutive Director, Ashland Main Street Association
Our email update for downtown business owners is now available: Click here. It outlines economic development research for Downtown Ashland and plans for Light Up the Tracks 2018.
M E M O R A N D U M To: Business and Property Owners on southbound Railroad Avenue From: Ashland Main Street Association RE: Parking restrictions proposed Date: October 10, 2018 The Town of Ashland proposes to limit parking to two hours or less in parallel parking spaces on southbound Railroad [...]
Our email update for downtown business owners is now available: CLICK HERE. And don't forget to join us on October 3rd at 6pm at Henry Clay Inn for the Downtown Business Forum. All Ashland businesses are welcome! A behind-the-scenes tour of Ashland Theatre is available immediately afterward.
Downtown Business Community, Here’s an update on how Ashland Main Street Association is working for you... August Highlights Ashland Train Day 2018: November 3. Planning is underway! First meeting of stakeholders was held Aug 9. If you’d like to highlight your business—as a kiddie train sponsor, sidewalk sale, live performance, special offer, etc.—please contact Maggie [...]
re.funk.it located at 120 Hanover Avenue in Downtown Ashland, features funky handmade art and gifts made by artists from Virginia and beyond. The store began six years ago with a focus on supporting local artisans. It features unique goods, from furniture and home décor to handbags and jewelry. Owner Wendy Doyle celebrates re.funk.it’s place in the Ashland community. [...]
Help shape Downtown Ashland by answering our Customer Survey. Answers are anonymous. Survey closes August 27.
Downtown Business Community, Here’s an update on how Ashland Main Street Association is working for you... July Highlights Hosted Downtown Business Forum attended by 25 businesses. Many great ideas were submitted, including 3 for Economic Vitality, 6 for Promotions, 7 for Design, and 3 for Organization. Attended Virginia Main Street conference to learn from other [...]
Kristina and Mike Lyden own and operate Thrill of the Hunt at 315 England Street. The couple “bring hidden style to life” daily by upcycling furniture and décor pieces. Inside the retail store and onsite workshop, you will find an artful mix of furniture and home décor. The business specializes in quality-crafted, hand-painted furniture. [...]
Chris Holloway is an artisan and craftsman specializing in fabrication of decorative items and furniture from natural elements, wood, concrete, and metal. Chris recently founded Limelight Custom Design & Fabrication in Ashland. Chris blends industrial materials with natural elements from the woods and beaches of his parents’ home in Deltaville, Virginia and around Ashland. [...]