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Think Big, Shop Small in Frostburg

FrostburgFirst welcomes you to join us for Downtown Frostburg’s biggest Shop Small Holiday of the year!  This year’s city-wide Small Business Saturday promotion will take place on November 25, 2017.  Our downtown businesses are excited to offer special one-day-only discounts, #ShopSmall freebies, and free raffle opportunities to win prizes.  Free Small Business Saturday shopping guides with a listing of discounts and artist appearances will be available at City Place, 14 S. Water Street, and inside many downtown businesses.

Still Not Sold on Small Business Saturday?

Skip the mall and Shop Small! Kick off your holiday shopping in Downtown Frostburg at Small Business Saturday on November 25.  Our small business owners and local artists are excited to offer you discounts, unique events, free giveaways, and much more –...

Dress Our Lampposts – A Call for Digital Designers

Call for Digital Designers Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Frostburg Lamppost Banner Design Download Full Application The Project FrostburgFirst received a grant through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Main Street Improvement Program to...

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20nov7:00 pm- 9:00 pmHunger Readingat Main Street Books7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

20nov7:00 pm- 10:00 pmReal Men Wear Pink Spirit Nightat The Draft Sports Bar & Grille7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

23nov6:00 pm- 10:00 pmThanksgiving Leftovers Party // Steve Baer Performanceat Byrnesies Sandlot6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

23nov9:00 pmOpen Mic Nightat Dante's Bar9:00 pm

24nov8:00 am- 3:00 pmBlack Friday FunDay: Star Wars Editionat Kick Masters Karate8:00 am - 3:00 pm

24nov6:00 pm- 9:00 pmWine & Vinyl Nightat the Toasted Goat Winery6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 
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Think Big, Shop Small in Frostburg

Think Big, Shop Small in Frostburg

FrostburgFirst welcomes you to join us for Downtown Frostburg’s biggest Shop Small Holiday of the year!  This year’s city-wide Small Business Saturday promotion will take place on November 25, 2017.  Our downtown businesses are excited to offer special one-day-only discounts, #ShopSmall freebies, and free raffle opportunities to win prizes.  Free Small Business Saturday shopping guides with a listing of discounts and artist appearances will be available at City Place, 14 S. Water Street, and inside many downtown businesses.
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Dress Our Lampposts - A Call for Digital Designers

Dress Our Lampposts – A Call for Digital Designers

Call for Digital Designers Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Frostburg Lamppost Banner Design Download Full Application The Project FrostburgFirst received a grant through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Main Street Improvement Program to design, print, and install 70 lamppost banners from the Depot to Main Street, along Main Street from Grant Street… Read More »
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Absalom’s Emporium: A Hookah Business

Absalom’s Emporium: A Hookah Business

Absalom’s Emporium: A Hookah Business by Chuk Azubike, FrostburgFirst Communications Intern Upon walking in, I noticed an engaging piece of art against the wall. It gave the room a warm feeling. Sebastian Goldstein, owner of Absalom’s Emporium, explained that the piece of art by Parris Ashley is one of the great additions to his business.… Read More »
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Girls Day Out in Frostburg!

Girls Day Out in Frostburg!

Round up the girls and get ready to hit the town!  Downtown Frostburg offers plenty of activities for a girls day out, including delicious food and drink options, unique shopping experiences, and lots of options for head-to-toe pampering. Grab Brunch! Saturdays and Sunday 9 AM – 3 PM Fuel your day with brunch at Shift,… Read More »
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State of the Main Street Address

State of the Main Street Address

FrostburgFirst Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, May 23 State of the Main Street Address Jessica Palumbo, Main Street Manager Good Evening and thank you for taking time to attend this year’s Annual Membership Meeting. I want to thank Andrea and Barb again for their support and dedication to the Main Street program after all these years.… Read More »
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Find Frostburg: Tips for Teams

Find Frostburg: Tips for Teams

Are you and your teammates prepared for Find Frostburg?  Having a wealth of Frostburg knowledge is only half the prep work in this interactive city-wide scavenger hunt!  Here are some ways to further prepare yourself to rack up points and win fabulous prizes!   Know the Rules You can’t play any game if you don’t… Read More »
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Walk, Read, and Write

Walk, Read, and Write

By Megan Alvarez Saturday, April 1 marks the installation of the month long creative placemaking project “Walk, Read, and Write.” Designed as a walking gallery, Walk, Read, and Write is placing large-scale visual interpretations of nine pieces of literary work by Allegany County authors in various window displays throughout the surrounding Frostburg campus and community.… Read More »
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Carter & Roque Real Estate

Carter & Roque Real Estate

The home buying process can be difficult, bringing the fear that you may never find your dream home. Your fears can vanish with Carter & Roque Real Estate. With their patient, open, and well-informed agents, they make the process as painless as possible to make sure your dream home becomes a reality. Owners Donny Carter… Read More »
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From Main Street Books to The Open Book: Fred Powell’s Journey in Scotland

From Main Street Books to The Open Book: Fred Powell’s Journey in Scotland

By Megan Alvarez From January 3rd to January 16th, Fred Powell of Frostburg’s Main Street Books, accompanied by his wife, Kathy, immersed himself into the village life of Wigtown, Scotland. While there, the pair assumed temporary proprietorship of a quaint little bookstore named The Open Book, which is owned by The Wigtown Book Festival. According… Read More »
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Frostburg, MD Committed to Continued Positive Momentum

Frostburg, MD Committed to Continued Positive Momentum

Frostburg, Maryland was recently named one of eight communities out of 14,000 nominations nationwide selected for Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution project, with a grand prize of a $500,000 Main Street Makeover and Hulu documentary series co-hosted by Robert Herjavec of ABC’s Shark Tank.  Unfortunately, on February 9, Frostburg was not announced a top-five finalist… Read More »
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Small Business Revolution Voting Information

Small Business Revolution Voting Information

Please read completely and carefully the information below, sent from Deluxe Corp. This information outlines how voting will work, and how money will be used in our community WHEN we win. Please e-mail any questions to [email protected] To secure this vote will take the help of each and every one of you. Thank you for… Read More »
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Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016

Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016

Volunteers invest over 15,000 hours into downtown Frostburg in 2016   FrostburgFirst would like to thank the scores of community members, volunteer organizations, the City of Frostburg, and Frostburg State University faculty, staff, and students who volunteered their time towards beautifying and enhancing the quality of life in downtown Frostburg this year.  In 2016, FrostburgFirst… Read More »
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Small Business Revolution Q & A

Small Business Revolution Q & A

Tune in February 9 to Small Business Revolution to see if Frostburg makes the Top FIVE Finalists! Voting begins February 9 – February 16 Cast your vote for Frostburg at smallbusinessrevolution.org! Vote once per day, per device, and per browser! Use these tabs to find out what this could mean for Frostburg if we win! Be… Read More »
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Frostburg Shortlist Finalist for $500,000 Main Street Makeover!

Frostburg Shortlist Finalist for $500,000 Main Street Makeover!

Frostburg, MD was announced as one of eight shortlist finalists for the Small Business Revolution $500,000 Main Street Makeover, out of almost 14,000 nominations. In January 2017, Small Business Revolution will visit Frostburg to tour the town, talk with business owners, and film a short promotional video. Top finalists will be announced on February 9,… Read More »
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Shop Small Holiday Shows Big Turn-Outs

Shop Small Holiday Shows Big Turn-Outs

Did you know that approximately 85% of Frostburg’s businesses are locally owned and operated?  We think this is pretty amazing, so we decided to celebrate!  Small Business Saturday, founded by American Express in 2010, was the perfect opportunity to rally around our downtown shopping district and show some local love. Small Business Saturday fell on… Read More »
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Games Old, Games New, Games Borrowed, Games Galore

Games Old, Games New, Games Borrowed, Games Galore

By: Carolyne Jonas Have you ever created or crafted an object, stepped back, and loved the result? Chris Hendershot and Garrett Eagan have that feeling every time they walk in to Cartridges Galore. “We created this.” Chris thought of the idea, while they were thrifting for household items. They started going to yard sales and… Read More »
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