Downtown

Find Reginald The Rabbit Downtown And Claim Your Prize

30 Jul , 2018  

Back by popular demand, the Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt is currently underway.

A fun summer event for the whole family, bring your kids to explore downtown Mansfield through August 4 in search of a carrousel critter. This featured animal from the Richland Carrousel Park has hidden himself in an array of downtown businesses and organizations. Find Reginald enough times and you can claim a prize. More…

All About Richland

Imaginations Fueled, Traveling Mansfielders Share Their Experiences

1 Jun , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders sat on the Renaissance Theatre stage on Thursday evening and shared experiences of a trip designed to fuel the imagination and transform a community.

The event was the “SXSW419 Public Forum,” the first large scale public discussion of what the group found in March at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. The trip was funded by the Richland County Foundation as a part of its 2018 corporate focus on downtown revitalization. More…

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All About Richland

Artistreet This Saturday

30 May , 2018  

The streets and alleys of downtown will be teeming with art this weekend when Artistreet, an outdoor music and arts festival, kicks off the summer and to bring attention to artisans in this area of Ohio.

Taking place throughout the Carrousel District in downtown Mansfield, this fourth annual event will feature artisan and craft demonstrations in storytelling, dance, sculpture, painting, poetry, textile arts, woodworking, and music. More…

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All About Richland

Roots Salon Announces Downtown Move On Facebook

29 May , 2018  

Facebook followers of Roots Salon in Ontario heard some exciting news on Sunday, as the enterprise announced plans to move to downtown Mansfield.

The relocation will also include an expansion of services, according to the post. More…

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All About Richland

Final Friday Concerts Begin

22 May , 2018  

Can you hear it? It’s the sound of music and fun beckoning you to The Brickyard and to the first Final Friday Concert of 2018. For the eleventh consecutive year, the last Friday of each month, May through September, will bring music, food, and more to downtown Mansfield.

From the initial offerings in 2007 that saw a few dozen attendees, the Downtown Mansfield, Inc. hosted Final Friday concerts have grown to attract thousands of music lovers. Some locally-based 15 performers will take the stage at The Brickyard in the Carrousel District this summer. More…

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All About Richland

Texas Travelers To Hold Public Forum On Downtown Revitalization

20 May , 2018  

According to a Facebook Event post, the 15 Mansfielders involved in a trip to a conference in Austin, Texas will be hosting a public forum next week.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) was being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). More…

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All About Richland

Collaboration Beautifies Downtown Mansfield

9 May , 2018  

Mansfield’s past has become a beautiful part of the city’s present and future in downtown Mansfield, and The Ohio State University at Mansfield played a big part in making it happen. Three historic Mansfield postcard murals that were originally created as projection backdrops for the Ohio State Mansfield Theater’s production of Our Town last fall were transformed into permanent installations. The murals were placed on the side of a building at Third Street and Main Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

A Map To The Story

27 Apr , 2018  

Thursday’s news brought coverage of the discovery of spaces described by local media as a cave, tunnel, and/or cavern. Beginning in the area north of the former National Electrical Supply building on the northeast corner of East Fourth and North Diamond, apparently one or more head west toward Temple Court. More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield In Austin

9 Mar , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders flew to Austin, Texas on Thursday evening as the first step in a year-long look at re-imaging downtown Mansfield.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) is being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). It’s an intriguing way to start such a process, one which might actually be called disruptive. In our vocabulary, mind you, “disruptive” is a strong compliment. More…

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All Things Business

Downtown Office Building Posted On Craigslist For $975,000

27 Jan , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, a posting was placed on national classified advertisement website craigslist with a significant downtown Mansfield structure on offer.

For sale through Re/Max First Realty, the Walnut Building at the corner of Third and Walnut Street is described as follows: More…

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Downtown, Holidays

Christmas Time In The City Starts Saturday

16 Nov , 2017  

The folks at Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have been busy preparing for the annual Christmas Time In The City, which launches this Saturday with three events. More…

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All About Richland

Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2017  

The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield.

As the Parade made its way from Park Avenue West toward Central Park, volunteers handed out small American flags to those watching from sidewalks. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Walpark Building

25 Oct , 2017  

The Walpark Building at 13 Park Avenue West occupies a unique location in the history of Mansfield.

In 1858, the City of Mansfield – which had become a city from a village just a year earlier – erected a City Hall and market building at the southeast corner of Market (now Park Avenue West) and Walnut Streets. The lot was purchased for $1,500 (an amount which the City actually had to borrow), and the structure cost some $10,000 to construct. More…

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