Shelby Quinlivan, Middletown spokesperson, said events like Middletown’s First Fridays have definitely seen an uptick in attendance because people are able to walk around with beverage in hand.
Though canceled this year due to COVID-19, the Chocolate Walk is a popular Middletown event that has only gotten sweeter thanks to Middletown’s DORA district, Quinlivan said.
“We’ve had up to a thousand women walking around our downtown area with wine in hand,” Quinlivan said. … “Every year in May, that is a big event downtown that has definitely helped boost business in the downtown area because those women are able to walk around with wine and shop.”
Did we spot you at The Oregon District’s new Out on 5th weekend event on Saturday, September 5, 2020? Labor Day weekend was the debut of The Oregon District’s new Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA). 5th Street will be closed to vehicle traffic on the weekends until the end of October to allow for expanded outdoor seating,…