What’s Happening Around Town
Here are the winners of the Reading Fire + Ice Photo Contest!Thanks to everyone who entered the Reading Fire + Ice Fest photo contest! We had more than 60 entries and … Continue reading
Community Foundation President sees Downtown Reading as No. 1 economic development opportunity in regionDowntown Reading is safe and is the No. 1 economic development opportunity in the community. That’s the message Kevin Murphy, … Continue reading
We want to hear from you!The Reading Downtown Improvement District is working with the City of Reading on implementing Reading’s Main Street program strategy to … Continue reading
New! Financial Resources Guide for Downtown BusinessesThe City of Reading has published a new brochure that lists financial, technical and educational resources to start or grow … Continue reading
In the news
Latest DID Newsletter Promotes Grants Program for Downtown BusinessesThe latest edition of “Destination: Downtown Reading!” provides information about the City of Reading’s pilot Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grant program … Continue reading
Fire + Ice Fest Photos Part of Latest “Destination: Downtown Reading!” NewsletterHundreds of people flocked to downtown Reading to rock to the sights and sounds of the first Reading Fire + … Continue reading
A Special Edition of “Destination: Downtown Reading!” featuring Reading Fire + Ice FestDiscover what all the buzz is about surrounding Reading Fire + Ice Fest in this special edition of “Destination: Downtown … Continue reading
The latest edition of “Destination: Downtown Reading!” is here!This issue of “Destination: Downtown Reading!” provides the latest news on Reading Fire + Ice Fest coming in January; … Continue reading
Downtown Improvement District to help with security at Reading Royals gamesRead the Reading Eagle article here.
Starting a Business in Downtown ReadingCity Pilot Program Provides Extra Incentive for Small Businesses to Open in Downtown Reading
Two new members join the DID Board of DirectorsThe Reading Downtown Improvement District has two new members who have joined its Board of Directors. Catherine J. Cadwell, Gilbertsville, … Continue reading
New Benches Installed in Downtown ReadingTwenty-six new metal benches have replaced decades-old worn wooden ones in the area of Sixth and Penn streets in downtown … Continue reading
A Walk Through History — Reading Quaker Meeting HouseThis view is looking southward to the Reading Quaker Meeting House that stood from 1765 to 1868 at the southwest … Continue reading
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Reading Main Street/Downtown Promotion & Marketing Meetings
The Reading Downtown Improvement District Authority, together with the Reading Main Street Program, routinely hold Downtown Promotion & Marketing meetings to promote downtown Reading.
These meetings, which are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:45 am. at the Outside In, 601 Penn Street, are open to anyone interested in promoting downtown Reading.