All About Richland

Giving Downtown Mansfield A Clean Sweep

18 Sep , 2020  

Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker is pleased to announce that the City of Mansfield and Downtown Mansfield Inc. have declared Tuesday, September 22 as Operation Clean 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.

Volunteers are asked to bring their own brooms and shovels if they have them. The City of Mansfield will provide collection bags, gloves, and disposal of the litter collected. More…

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History & Tourism

Pssst.. There’s A Few Secrets In Downtown Mansfield

16 Sep , 2020  

Special To 1812Blockhouse

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) will hold the 2020 Secret City Tour on Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 AM to 4 PM.

Take a peek into some of Mansfield’s most exquisite historic buildings and architectural gems on this self-guided tour. With continued interest in downtown development, this tour offers a unique look to the past while challenging us to reimagine the future of these great spaces.

Buildings on the 2020 Secret City Tour will include: 129 North Main Street, 100 North Main Street (second floor), 159 North Walnut Street, 118 North Main Street (second floor), 80 West Third Street, 25 East Fourth Street (second floor), 86 East Fifth Street, 116 Penn Avenue. More…

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All Things Business

Support Local Entrepreneurs At Social On Main

2 Sep , 2020  

Local small business find a spot at Social on Main.

No doubt this year has been rough on small businesses all over. At Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI), we’ve opened up our newly renovated storefront and will be welcoming small business. On Friday, September 4 from 12-8 and Saturday September 5 from 10-4, stop in 128 North Main Street and shop with entrepreneurs growing their small business right here in downtown Mansfield.

We are excited to bring you Winnie James Boutique, Calla Lily Yarn Works, Jessiegail’s Jazzed Up Junk, Papparazzi, Mani Adventures with Alyssa, GJRP 3D Printing, Lola & Lily’s Pastry Shop, Star Dazzlerzz and more. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield, Delaware Holding “Secret,” “Hidden” Downtown Tours Next Month

27 Aug , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse, 1808Delaware

Now that social distancing, masks, and other guidelines have been established as the new “normal” — at least for the time being — non-profit organizations are working to return to programming.

For downtown organizations in Mansfield and Delaware, that means an opportunity to gain a rare peek inside buildings you pass every day. Both city centers are replete with older structures that present dynamic adaptive reuse potential.

These events will both take place in September. More…

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All About Richland

Love Local For Father’s Day

21 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff; Downtown Mansfield, Inc.

You’ve likely heard of “shop local.” Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) invites you to extend that idea to “love local” as well.

Mansfield’s downtown revitalization organzation had great success on Mother’s Day, so they are now offering Love Local Father’s Day Gift Boxes as well.

DMI shares, “ We have teamed up a different set of 10 downtown merchants to bring together the best of downtown, dad style. Whether you purchase the gift boxes for your dad, your son, your brother, or yourself, it’s a great way to enjoy downtown and support our community of business owners. More…

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All About Richland

Give A Love Local Gift Box For Mother’s Day

1 May , 2020  

It’s a way to support local merchants while pampering that lady who deserves a bit of extra love these days.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is excited to launch the Love Local Mother’s Day Gift Boxes!

In a cooperative project between DMI and 10 downtown merchants, we are bringing together our love of moms and shopping local featuring some of the best items downtown has to offer. Whether you purchase the gift boxes for your mom, your daughter, your friends or yourself, it’s a great way to enjoy downtown and support our community of business owners. More…

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All About Richland

Spring In To Downtown Mansfield’s First Friday Shop Hop

6 Mar , 2020  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, March 6. Several merchants are set to participate, and the event will include live music, live art, drumming, and more!

March First Friday Shop Hop will feature: More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Showing Visitors Around Town This Holiday Season?

13 Dec , 2019  

Mansfielders, do you have out-of-town visitors coming this December who are going to expect a tour of our downtown or other areas of the city? If you really want to impress friends and family this holiday season, check out the interactive history map hosted by Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) to learn all about the landmarks in the downtown area, as well as a few non-downtown but still significant locations. More…

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All About Richland

Tiny Tim Shoppe Opens Saturday

23 Nov , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced the opening of the Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe for 2019.

One of Mansfield’s great holiday traditions, the Tiny Tim Shoppe, will officially open on Saturday. Join the DMI team at at 10 AM for an official ribbon cutting with the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate 25 years of Tiny Tim. More…

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All About Richland, Downtown

It’s October First Friday Time

2 Oct , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown this Friday, October 4. Several merchants are set to 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, First Friday Shop Hop is the perfect opportunity to find your favorite new spot. More…

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All About Richland

Dumpster Day In The St. Peter’s District

22 Sep , 2019  

If you live in the St. Peter’s District, next Saturday is a good time to clear unwanted stuff from your garage, yard or homestead. Downtown Mansfield St. Peter’s District Committee, in partnership with the Richland County Land Bank, is holding a Dumpster Day on Saturday, September 28, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The dumpster will be located at the St. Peter’s Parish & School in the lower lot behind the Franciscan Activity Center. 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. 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. More…

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All About Richland

Brown Bags And Big Music

13 Jun , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced that the Brown Bag Concert Series is back for 2019.

Live from Central Park next Wednesday, June 19, guests will have the opportunity to hear from contests of the local talent show organized by Ohio Paparazzi, Mansfield’s Got Talent, for the Brown Bag Concert Series. 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.” More…

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