Celebrate summer coming to a close by checking out the Downtown Art Walk! The September Art Walk will bring local artists, local wineries, and downtown businesses together for a celebration. On September 8th, from 5-9 pm, enjoy a stroll throughout downtown with a great view and an excellent glass of wine. Participating businesses are listed below:
Acoustic Tap Room Art & Soul Gallery Becky Thatcher Designs City Opera House Crooked Tree Arts Center Daisy Jane Fusion Fine Art Framing and Gallery Glitz & Spurs Great Lakes Bath & Body, Inc. Harvest Haystacks Higher Art Gallery Mammoth Distilling McMillens Custom Framing MI Happy Place (Tee See Tee) Michigan Artists Gallery Millie and Pepper Miner's North Orvis Streamside Sincerely Betty Suhmthing The Wooden Gallery Yen Yoga & Fitness
Thank You TBA Students
You may have noticed a hardworking duo donning the Downtown Traverse City Logo this year. These two superstars were our TBA ISD student employees,Tyler & Jack, that helped maintain the beauty of Downtown this summer through their summer work program! Thank you guys for a great summer!
We will start enforcing NMC permits on Monday, September 4th. All students and faculty should obtain their red NMC permit, and affix it in the lower left (driver’s side) corner of the windshield prior to the 4th. For information on NMC parking, please visit their website https://www.nmc.edu/student-services/campus-safety/parking/
3rd quarter permits will expire on September 30th, and need to be renewed on or before October 1st. 4th quarter permits may be renewed for $113.75 for Surface or $146.25 for Garage permits
As of January 1, 2018, we will no longer sell annual permits or quarterly permits. All permits will be sold in 1 month increments, and may be purchased for no more than 12 months at a time. The permit rates will be $48 per month for the parking structures, and $36 per month for the surface lots. All parking structures will require an access (RFID proximity) card which is $6. The access card fee will apply to all new permits. Lost access cards may be replaced at $6. Daily permits will still be available online for $2.
New Member Benefit: Classified Listing
Did you know that as a DTCA member, you can list a job posting on our website for free? Our analytics show that this page is one of the most visited pages on our website! Starting in September, the DTCA will be paying for a classified listing in the Ticker that shares the downtown jobs page. This classified listing will run the second week of each month. If you have an open position, feel free to complete THIS FORM by the first Friday of the month.
Good Morning Downtown Returns
After taking a summer hiatus, Good Morning Downtown will return on September 6th! Stop by Harvest at 8:15am to mingle with Downtown Merchants!
Fall Sale & Happy Apple Days
Fall Festive Sale & Happy Apple Days will be returning October 7th! Applications are available now! If you are interested in having fresh, local apples for the event, please click the link above. The deadline to sign up will be September 22nd. If you have any questions about Happy Apple Days, please feel free to contact email@example.com
InformatIon Technologies RFP
The DDA is has an Request for Proposals out for Information Technologies Maintenance Service. To learn more about the RFP, CLICK HERE.
Downtown Discount Card
Downtown Discount Cards expired June 30th! Send a representative from your downtown business to come and pick them up from the DDA/DTCA Office! Although we try and order enough for all employees of downtown, do know that cards go quickly so be sure you stop in as soon as possible!
West End Planters
The DTCA would like to extend a big thank you to Traverse City resident, Sabrina Newton for taking the time to donate and care for the flowers on the West End. They looked beautiful all summer and we greatly appreciate your commitment to our community.
Along with great fashions, Pink Anchor has an excellent selection of Lilly Pulitzer stationary that will be as stylish as you are! Stop by this Front Street boutique today!
Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market
September 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, & 30
Downtown Art Walk September 8
Fall Festive Sale & Happy Apple Days October 7
DDA & DTCA BOARD
DTCA Board Meeting September 14th 303 E. State St.
DDA Board Meeting
September 15th 400 Boardman Ave.
Blue Tractor in Old Town has a new Doggie Menu! Bring your pooch down to enjoy a Hot Dawg or a Puppy Patty while you enjoy one of their signature burgers and a brew!
GOOD MORNING DOWNTOWN
Harvest 127 S. Union St.
8:15 am - Social 8:30 am - Meeting Begins
Record Eagle Downtown 2K Rolling Closure - Pine, State, Boardman, & Front St.* September 14 6:30pm
September 11th Remembrance Run Rolling Closure - N. Cass, W. Front & S. Union Street* September 10 8:45am
Law Enforcement Torch Run Rolling Closure - Front, State, and Park St.* September 11 5:30pm