All Things Business

Retailer Announces Plans To Open In Downtown Mansfield

18 Sep , 2019  

In a series of Facebook posts, retailer Chickadee Fashion Co. has announced its intention to locate a story in downtown Mansfield. The new location at 18 West Fourth Street, at the intersection of Fourth and Mulberry across from Richland Carrousel Park, is the third for the young retail company. Chickadee Fashion Co. already operates at 516 Claremont in Ashland and in a store in Richland Mall. Read More

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All About Richland

Shawshank, Sundaes, And Salsa This Friday

4 Sep , 2019  

This month, several merchants will participate, and the event will include live music, live art, dancing, ice cream, and more! Over the past few years Downtown Mansfield has seen significant growth in retail and development and First Friday Shop Hop is the perfect opportunity to find your favorite new spot. The September First Friday Shop Hop will feature: Read More

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All About Richland

Fourth Street Mid-Block Project, Real Estate Matters Before Council Tuesday

3 Sep , 2019  

Mansfield City Council has a full slate of matters to consider at its first meeting of September. One of those measures concerns moving from demonstration to reality on a downtown street project. As we shared last month, the Richland County Regional Planning Commission created a temporary “pop up” project on Fourth Street between North Main and North Diamond Streets. More information on that initiative and photos from our visit to the project can be found here. Read More

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All About Richland

August’s Final Friday Features Fun, Food, And Fine Tunes

30 Aug , 2019  

Join your friends downtown Friday evening for sunshine, good food, and good music. The August 2019 Final Friday Concert will kick off at 5:30 PM at The Brickyard with Paris Stewart, TBA (the band), and Andy Shaw Band. Like always, the Final Friday Concert Series is free and open to the public; lawn chairs are encouraged, and refreshments will be available for purchase. Read More

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All Things Business, Downtown

A Truly Unique Store Opened Saturday In A Historic Location

5 Aug , 2019  

It’s a shop with a bit of that, and a bit of this – all of it unique and wonderful. And it’s the newest retail enterprise in downtown Mansfield. 1812Blockhouse paid a visit on Saturday to the brand-new Lucah Designs, which held its Grand Opening that day on the south side of the Square. Read More

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All Things Business

It’s A Back To School First Friday

1 Aug , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown this Friday, August 2. This month, several merchants will participate in the Back to School themed Shop Hop. This event will include a school supply drive, live music and art, ice cream, book talks, and more! Read More

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Historic News: Downtown Buildings Placed On National Register

31 Jul , 2019  

In a press release shared on Monday afternoon, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) announced that a portion of Mansfield’s central city is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In its press release, DMI shared: “Our National Register listing will offer new opportunities and benefits in our effort to preserve the history of Downtown Mansfield. Read More

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Downtown

Help Catch Grace The Giraffe For Fun And Prizes

16 Jul , 2019  

Do you remember Otis the Ostrich? How about Reginald the Rabbi? Both were visitors to downtown Mansfield in the last two years, each leaving traces that visitors found and recorded in an effort to play The Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt. This year, Grace the Giraffe has been skating around downtown Mansfield, and local businesses need your help catching her. Read More

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Downtown, Schools

Downtown Merchants Launch Mansfield School Supply Drive

12 Jul , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced a collaborative downtown Mansfield School Supply Drive benefiting the Mansfield City Schools S.A.F.E Program. Participating downtown merchants will collect school supplies from July 15 to August 2. Read More

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All About Richland

July First Friday Shop Hop To Celebrate The Fourth

29 Jun , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its next First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, July 5. This month, several merchants will participate in the Fourth of July themed First Friday Shop Hop. This event will include yummy treats, live music, live art, and more. Read More

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Downtown

Fathers And Sports Featured At First Friday

4 Jun , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, June 7. This month, several merchants will participate in the Father’s Day and Sports themed First Friday Shop Hop. This event will include a book talk, yummy treats, live music, live art, and more. Read More

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All About Richland, Downtown

Sweep And Plant Downtown This Tuesday

20 May , 2019  

The City of Mansfield and Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have announced, that Tuesday, May 21 will be Operation Sweep in support of Earth Stewardship Month and the Great American Clean up. Volunteers, local business people, and organizations are being asked to don their work clothes and meet at the Gazebo in Central Park (near the Gazebo) between 4:45 PM and 5:00 PM to “Plant Pride, Not Litter.” Read More

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All About Richland

Get Ready To Shop. And Hop. This Friday.

28 Apr , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, May 3. This month, several merchants will participate, and the event will include carriage rides, book talks, live art and music, birthday celebrations, and more. Read More

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All About Richland, Downtown

Mansfield Rising Plan: Revitalizing North Central Ohio’s Downtowns

1 Apr , 2019  

This post is part of a series concerning the Mansfield Rising revitalization plan recently unveiled by the Richland County Foundation. Our previous posts can be read here, and the entire plan can be accessed here. As Mansfield begins a comprehensive effort to bring renewed economic and social vitality to its center, we have already looked revitalization in another mid-sized Ohio downtown, and also at the remarkable successful of a retail center which is only two decades old. Today we’ll stick a bit closer to home. We're looking at Richland and surrounding counties to identity what communities have taken or are now taking steps to generate economic activity in their respective downtowns. Read More

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