Businesses

A FrostburgFirst Spotlight Blog: Edward Jones - Invested in Main Street

A FrostburgFirst Spotlight Blog: Edward Jones – Invested in Main Street

There is so much more to our Frostburg than the amazing retail and restaurant establishments we go to every day. There is infrastructure and businesses we only consult a few times a year but nevertheless are integral to Main Street, like Edward Jones. According to Frostburg Financial Advisor Douglas Kramer, Edward Jones primarily “partners with… Read More »
A FrostburgFirst Spotlight Blog: Dante's. Bar. Art. Music.

A FrostburgFirst Spotlight Blog: Dante’s. Bar. Art. Music.

If you are looking to plan a night out in Frostburg and need a variety of craft beer and speciality cocktails, unique food, and energy-filled music, but still want that small town vibe – Look no further than Dante’s. The bar, named for a previous owner’s river dog, takes up four storefronts at 16 West… Read More »
FrostburgFirst Welcomes the New Year!

FrostburgFirst Welcomes the New Year!

It’s a new year, and I’m excited to share what FrostburgFirst has been working on, and what our current and developing plans are for 2019! November was a great month for shopping small in downtown Frostburg! As part of the promotion of Small Business Saturday on November 24, FrostburgFirst implemented a month-long campaign featuring participating… Read More »
Spotlight Blog: Spectrum Design Services

Spotlight Blog: Spectrum Design Services

When visiting Andrea De Palatis’s store, you walk into a textured and colorful world filled with details and you can’t decide which one to point out first. You are surrounded by a selection of glittering decorations and stylish furniture pieces with bold accents. The store is, in her words, “a response to everything becoming less… Read More »
Shop Frostburg for the Holidays!

Shop Frostburg for the Holidays!

The Holiday season is right around the corner! The streets are decorated, holiday music is in the air, and you are still looking for that perfect holiday gift… Let’s see, it needs to be unique, affordable, and something you couldn’t get anywhere else. A perfect compliment to your loved one. And you can find it in… Read More »
Thirty Years on Main Street: Main Street Books Anniversary Blogpost

Thirty Years on Main Street: Main Street Books Anniversary Blogpost

Thirty Years on Main Street On November 22nd, a staple Frostburg downtown business is celebrating the start of their 30th anniversary year! They sell comics, biographies, children’s stories, puzzles, classic fictions… Any guesses? It’s Main Street Books! MSB has been a part of Frostburg life since 1989 when Fred Powell moved to Frostburg with plans… Read More »
Why You Should Shop Small!

Why You Should Shop Small!

Why You Should Shop Small! Small Business Saturday is right around the corner! November 24th is an all-day event in Downtown Frostburg to come out and shop small! Shopping small is an awesome way to help out the local Frostburg community, not only by being a patron of local businesses but by supporting the local… Read More »
How to Shop Small Business Saturday like a Pro!

How to Shop Small Business Saturday like a Pro!

How to Shop Small Business Saturday like a Pro! Let’s face it – finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be overwhelming! While it may be tempting to avoid the post-Thanksgiving shopping rush altogether and make your purchases online instead, there are plenty of reasons to hit the streets of Frostburg on… Read More »
Business Spotlight: Yellow K Record Store

Business Spotlight: Yellow K Record Store

Record Relocation: A FrostburgFirst Business Spotlight on Yellow K’s Grand Reopening! This weekend on Saturday the 20th, Yellow K Records will be celebrating their grand re-opening in their new location on 39 South Broadway! In honor of their re-opening, I spoke with owner Josh Grapes to learn more about the record store. Josh has always been… Read More »
Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Western Maryland Scenic #1309 Reaches Milestone In Restoration!

Immediate Release from: Diversified Rail Services & Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 10/8/2018 If you heard the sweet sounds of a steam whistle echoing across the hills in Cumberland, Maryland last Wednesday, it wasn’t a dream.   It was the deep melodious voice of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s newest steam locomotive coming to life across the Potomac… Read More »
FrostburgFirst welcomes Wholesome Harvest Co-op to downtown Frostburg!

FrostburgFirst welcomes Wholesome Harvest Co-op to downtown Frostburg!

Wholesome Harvest Co-op Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Frostburg, MD— The City of Frostburg and FrostburgFirst welcomes Wholesome Harvest Co-op to downtown Frostburg! Wholesome Harvest Co-op, 30 W. Main Street, held their Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, September 19, 2018. Wholesome Harvest Co-op is the first consumer cooperative incorporated in Western Maryland. The Co-op’s mission… Read More »
Business Spotlight--Lorenzo's Bakery

Business Spotlight–Lorenzo’s Bakery

Lorenzo’s Bakery, located on 10 S. Broadway, has been a staple of Frostburg life since October of 1985. From cookies and birthday cakes to fresh-made donuts, Lorenzo’s Bakery is the one stop for all things sweet. Lorenzo Seminerio first started baking at the age of ten in Italy. He worked in bakeries near his home,… Read More »
Arts and Entertainment District Public Meeting

Arts and Entertainment District Public Meeting

FrostburgFirst and the Frostburg Arts & Entertainment District Committee will be hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, September 19 at 6:00 pm at City Place, 14 S. Water Street in Frostburg, MD. The meeting will provide information about the upcoming required A&E district re-designation, due for completion in April 2019. Attendees will also be encouraged… Read More »
Meet our FSU Intern: Sidney Beeman

Meet our FSU Intern: Sidney Beeman

  My name is Sidney Beeman and I am so excited to begin interning with FrostburgFirst this semester. Having the opportunity to work with FrostburgFirst not only is important to me because of the professional knowledge I will gain, but also because I get to work closely with my own hometown. I have lived in… Read More »
State of Main Street Quarterly Update: Summer – Fall

State of Main Street Quarterly Update: Summer – Fall

Summer is almost over, and it’s been a busy one for FrostburgFirst! Let’s look back at some of the highlights, and where we are headed for the Fall. FrostburgFirst re-instated the “On Main Street” gatherings, held regularly at different times and locations to be available to members and community members. These informal gatherings, designed to… Read More »
FrostburgFirst Welcomes Lg's Pizzeria and Pub to downtown Frostburg!

FrostburgFirst Welcomes Lg’s Pizzeria and Pub to downtown Frostburg!

The City of Frostburg and FrostburgFirst welcomes LG’s Pizzeria and Pub to Downtown Frostburg! Owners Larry and Meagan Guthrie are trying something a little new in the area.  After being in the restaurant and bar business for over 10 years, they feel that setting a modern and comfortable atmosphere is important.  They have a passion… Read More »
Schools out for Summer: The Guide to a kid-friendly Summer in Frostburg

Schools out for Summer: The Guide to a kid-friendly Summer in Frostburg

Summertime is here, the days are growing longer, the temperature continues to climb, and school is out for the summer! We have compiled a list of summer camps and kid-friendly activities to help you make the most of your summer vacation in Frostburg! Summer Camps Mountain City Center for the Arts Broadways Mini Summer Musical… Read More »
State of the Main Street Address

State of the Main Street Address

FrostburgFirst Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018 State of Main Street Address Deirdre Robertson, Main Street Manager Good evening! First, I want to thank you for the warm welcome I have received as the new Main Street Manager. It’s been an exciting and challenging role to take on, and I have received so much… Read More »