Changing face of downtown

After a period of stagnation, change is coming to downtown Rutland. Some change is inevitable: Stores close or move away; others open or move in. That change is also short[term cyclical. The change I'm discussing is also cyclical, but over a much longer term. At one time, downtown was the social and shopping center of… Continue reading Changing face of downtown

Friday Night Live … and growing

Friday Night Live is going strong. The summertime festival in downtown Rutland has established itself as a must-attend event. Originally conceived as a grassroots desire for a community event, made flesh by the Creative Economy and taken over by the Downtown Rutland Partnership, FNL is now as much a part of summer in Rutland as… Continue reading Friday Night Live … and growing