Article from Main Street America It is vital to our nation’s Main Streets and their communities that as many people as possible complete the 2020 Census. Occurring every 10 years,Continue reading “Main Spotlight: Why the Census Matters to Main Street”
Commercial Preservation & Renovation completed by McWhorter Vallée Designs
Information below provided by National Park Services. The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives program encourages private sector investment in the rehabilitation and re-use of historic buildings. It creates jobs andContinue reading “Tax Incentives for Preserving Historic Properties”
There’s a lot going on these days…including the Census! As of 8/25/20, 46.7% of DeFuniak Springs households have responded to the Census. This is good progress, but we still haveContinue reading “2020 Census #ShapeYourFuture”
The corner of Baldwin Avenue and 8th street has always been the center for commerce in DeFuniak Springs. From the earliest years directly after the founding of the town with the railroad, this spotContinue reading “The Big Store”
A divine reminder of the original Chautauqua One of the key aspects of the Chautauqua movement and rural life throughout America was the deep-rooted belief and worship of God. But atContinue reading “St. Agatha’s Episcopal Church”
“Farmers markets have become a critical ingredient to our nation’s economy, food systems, and communities. Connecting rural to urban, farmer to consumer, and fresh ingredients to our diets, farmers marketsContinue reading “City Adopts to Seek Funding for Permanent Farmer’s Market Structure”
Saturday, August 22 while strolling through your local Main Street DeFuniak Springs Farmers Market, stop in at Perla Baking Co. to meet local author Joanne Klepal, and enjoy some of Perla’s freshly baked organic pastries and favorite coffee or tea.
“Creating streets for people starts with creating a safe, sustainable, and healthy place for residents and visitors to connect, engage, and support the local economy. Truly the front porch ofContinue reading “City Council Adopts Downtown Streetscape Improvements”
Main Street Defuniak Springs will be speaking on two agenda items at the Monday, August 10 City Council Meeting held at the Community Center.