Downtown Has You Covered: Shop Face Coverings and Masks

Posted on July 30,2020

In addition to taking measures to ensure customer and employee safety, many downtown Rochester retailers are offering different types of face masks. Adjusting to the "new normal" is easier when you can find a mask that feels comfortable for you-- and in colors and fabrics that have the potential to spark some joy too! Here is where you can find face coverings, masks, and other COVID-related care items downtown.

Tags: Lifestyle | Shopping | #MyDowntownRochMN

Get to Know an Ambassador: Jim Bill Woods

Posted on July 10,2020

From sanitizing to pulling weeds to power washing, Clean Team Ambassadors have been hard at work in downtown Rochester since the Clean and Safe Ambassador Program launched July 1. People visiting, residing in, and working in downtown Rochester more than likely have seen these friendly faces, so let's get to meet one of them: Jim Bill Woods.

Tags: Clean and Safe

Hot Deals during downtown Rochester's Summer Sale July 15-31

Posted on July 7,2020

Give me hot, hot,, that is! Downtown Rochester retailers are turnin' up the heat on Summer Sale 2020 discounts. Whether in-store or online, all in a day or over the expanded two-week experience, you can take comfort in knowing you can shop at your convenience. Find out which downtown Rochester stores are offering sales during Summer Sale July 15 through 31 here.

Tags: Shopping

Help us improve Virtual Thursdays Downtown 2020

Posted on July 4,2020

Virtual Thursdays Downtown is a new endeavor in 2020, and we want to know what you think! Please fill out this short survey to let us know what you like about the event and what could improve your virtual experience.

Tags: Thursdays Downtown

How Quick Collaboration Led to Downtown Rochester’s Creative Outdoor Dining

Posted on July 3,2020

If the COVID-19 pandemic has provided one life lesson, it has been to creatively adapt to changing situations, sometimes with the help from others. For those in the restaurant industry, this was the name of the game. Find out how local eateries reimagined dining with the help from design firms, local organizations, and government to creatively adapt to COVID-19.

Tags: Community Spotlight | Food