Calling all downtown business owners!

In 2019, the DDS office will be launching an information, education and mentorship program working with local businesses. The first step in the process is a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for Strengths—Weaknesses—Opportunities—Threats and is a collaborative process that takes place through a facilitated meeting and exchange of ideas. A survey on business needs and areas…

New Year, Bright Future

Every January, our calendars and our hopes become renewed. The blank-slate a new year holds includes a million possibilities for a bright and prosperous future…if we have a plan, stated goals and plotted action steps to accomplish them. This year, the Downtown Development Specialist’s office will be working more closely with downtown businesses to help…

Almost in the books

2018 is quickly coming to a close and with it comes a review of what downtown Gloversville has accomplished in the last twelve months. This year we have seen expanded programming and community involvement in the downtown with favorite events such as the Southern Adirondack Wine & Food Festival and Bacon Jam returning; more volunteers…

Are you ready? We are!

Downtown Food and Music Festival Set for Saturday Bacon Jam, downtown Gloversville’s bacon and music festival will be held this Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion between Elm and Bleecker Streets in Gloversville. All are welcome to attend. Now in its second year, Bacon Jam features…

Bacon Jam!

Believe it or not, it is almost time for Bacon Jam – downtown Gloversville’s bacon and music festival. We are excited to once again be putting on this amazing event full of friends, food and funk. Looking for the scoop? Check out our Bacon Jam page here. It contains full details on the event including…

City to Unveil Downtown Development Strategy

A public Open House to reveal the results of the Downtown Gloversville Development Strategy will be held at the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce (2 North Main Street) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Those in attendance will be able to review Downtown goals and strategies, building reuse plans for four Downtown strategic…

Thank you for joining us at Placemaking 101!

Placemaking 101 is now in the books and we would like to thank everyone who participated in one form or another. From our sponsors to our guests and everyone on the periphery who helped make the event the true success that it was… Thank You! We are happy to share with you the presentations from…