Downtown

Downtown Saturday

21 Aug , 2017  

We were on North Main Street two days ago on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and took this photo.

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Downtown Municipal Parking Lot To Be Paved

19 Aug , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has anounced that beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, the Municipal Parking Lot (located between Main Street and Diamond Street and Fourth Street and Dickson Avenue) will be closed to all vehicles between the hours of 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM for the purpose of paving the parking lot. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Vasbinder Fountain

12 Aug , 2017  

It sits now as it originally did, anchoring Central Park and providing a pleasant oasis of sight and sound.

The Vasbinder Fountain is certainly a Mansfield landmark of the first order. Dedicated on July 4, 1881, it was removed in the late 1950s during the creation of the then-controversial Park Avenue cut-through, and after storage and a temporary placement at Malabar Farm, it was returned to Central Park in 1979.

As a commemorative plate shares, the fountain was donated by David and Jane Vasbinder. More…

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July Final Friday Roundup

29 Jul , 2017  

Social media posts from and about Friday night’s Final Friday at The Brickyard in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Landmarks Of Mansfield: First English Lutheran Church

6 Jul , 2017  

First English Lutheran Church is a stunning survivor.

Stunning, as the structure at 53 Park Avenue West was built at a time when Victorian opulence was at its peak, and no expense was spared in its construction. A survivor, as it remains one of the only remaining large downtown churches that actually houses its original congregation.

In 1831, the year that 26 year old Rev. Francis Ruth began his time church planting in Ohio, there were only six known Lutherans living in Mansfield. By the next year, they had formed their own congregation, which they called First Lutheran Church. More…

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Downtown

The Lion King, Jr. Auditions To Be Held

4 Jul , 2017  

The Renaissance Theatre will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of The Lion King, Jr. on Sunday, July 16 at 2:00 PM, and on Monday, July 17 at 6:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in Downtown Mansfield. More…

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It’s Time For Final Friday At The Brickyard

30 Jun , 2017  

The 10th Anniversary season of Final Fridays at the Brickyard continues this evening.

Tonight’s lineup includes Ricky Mitchell at 5:00 PM, Gringo Stew at 6:15 PM, and the Jimmy Warner Band at 8:15 PM. More…

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Downtown

Movies At Main For July: Summer Escapes

29 Jun , 2017  

The free movies on tap this coming month at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will transport viewers to new worlds and thrilling adventures.

As always, movies are shown in the Community Room located on the ground level. More…

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MSO Auditioning For Open Positions

28 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony will hold auditions to fill open positions on September 16, September 23-24.

Open positions include 2-Section Violin (Violin II), Section Cello, 2-Section Bass, Principal Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, Principal Bassoon, Principal Tuba, Principal Timpani, and Principal Percussion. More…

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Downtown

Downtown Scavenger Hunt Returns: Find Otis

27 Jun , 2017  

The Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt is back in July 2017!

From July 1-29, kids can search for a carrousel animal – this year it’s Otis the Ostrich — hidden in downtown businesses and organizations. Prizes can be claimed after finding certain certain numbers of ostriches. More…

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Landmarks Of Mansfield: The May Building

25 Jun , 2017  

By the time that the May Building was constructed on the southeast corner of South Main and South Park Streets, facing Central Park, the name “May” had been known by Mansfielders for some 90 years. More…

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