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The 2015 Red Poppy Festival Classic Car & Truck Show will be held April 25, 2015. To enter this classic car and truck show vehicles must be from 1990 or earlier. Awards will go to the Top 20 with an additional award for Best of Show. There will not be

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Need to celebrate after filing your taxes?  Interested in downtown Georgetown?  Have we got an event for you! Come find out about upcoming City projects and event updates at the next quarterly Downtown Lowdown meeting on Wednesday, April 15. The informal meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. at Roots Bistro, 118

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The City of Georgetown is holding a Historic Tax Credit Workshop for commercial properties on March 17 at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will be in the training room at the Georgetown Communications and Technology building at 510 W. Ninth Street. Learn about tax credits that provide a preservation incentive for

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The City of Georgetown will hold a public meeting to gather input on downtown parking on March 11. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the Friends meeting room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. Parking and engineering consultant Carl Walker, Inc. has been hired by the

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Construction kicks off Thursday for a 224-room Sheraton hotel and conference center in Georgetown. Novak Brothers and Hines host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Starwood-operated hotel at 2 p.m. on February 19. The event is at Rivery Boulevard and Wolf Ranch Parkway at the Summit at the Rivery Park

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The City of Georgetown has hired consultant Carl Walker, Inc. to assess the available parking in downtown and provide options for future parking needs. Take this quick online survey to help to the City understand public use patterns and perceptions about downtown parking. The survey deadline is March 3. Your

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The Breakfast Bites panel on February 11 will discuss crowd-funding strategies for small businesses. Breakfast Bites is a quarterly business development event by the Georgetown Main Street Program. The February 11 panel will include three professionals, each with a unique perspective on crowd-funding for small businesses. Mark Thomas, economic development

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We are still in the first month of 2015, but a lot has already happened in downtown Georgetown and the projects for the year are just beginning! To find out about upcoming City projects and event updates, plan to come to the next quarterly Downtown Low-Down meeting on Wednesday, January

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The Georgetown Main Street program has presented a number checks this year to businesses for Façade and Sign Grants. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. (Click on photos to see larger versions.) The Escape Fine Crafts

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The Georgetown Art Center and the City of Georgetown’s Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas marketing campaign were winners of statewide awards last month from the Texas Downtown Association. The two Georgetown winners were named in the Presidents Awards Program at the TDA annual meeting in Granbury. The awards for

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