Important news about Placemaking 2020

We would like to thank you for your generous support and interest in the upcoming Placemaking 2020 and Placemaking in Gloversville Dinner. As we are all well aware, many events, businesses and institutions are taking the Covid-19 outbreak seriously and therefore have begun to curtail services and operations. CRG, too, is looking at our upcoming…

A quick look back

Downtown Gloversville has made amazing strides since the establishment of the Downtown Development Specialist Office (DDS). As the first three-year phase of the DDS comes to an end, it is appropriate to take a quick look back. A three year case study is now available! It highlights the work done and accomplishments made between 2017…

Celebrate with Small Business Saturday (this Saturday)

By guest blogger Jessica Henry-McClements Shopping at a small family-owned business is one of the most pleasurable activities I get to participate in on a regular basis. Having grown up in Fulton County, I have always been surrounded by small shops and specialty stores that are family owned and operated. There are big chain stores…

Project Backboard and Elk Street Park

Elk Street Park Community members, in partnership with Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, the City of Gloversville and the nationally-recognized organization Project Backboard have been working hard the last few months on a plan to revitalize the basketball court at Elk Street Park. The goal is to resurface the basketball court and to redesign…

This Saturday!

Bacon Jam is nearly here and we’ve been busy for the last six months planning an amazing day of bacon, beer and bands. We’d love to do a little house-keeping in advance of the event to let you know what to expect on Saturday. Where and When? Bacon Jam will be held at the Farmers…

Get ready, Get set – Go eat some bacon

We’re getting ready. We’re getting set. It’s time to put on some stretchy pants and tuck in to Bacon Jam! Looking for the scoop on next weekend’s Bacon Jam? Click here for all the details. We have delicious food vendors. Amazing bands. Phenomenal beer and cider producers too. Thank you to our Music Sponsor, Nathan…

Summer Fun!

8 ways to cure your boredom in Downtown Gloversville 1. The Gloversville Civic Band plays FREE concerts every summer. These concerts are usually in Melchoir Park, but this year have moved the first two shows to the Trail Station Park right in Downtown Gloversville. They played a lively concert on July 10th in the gazebo….