Start A Business, Enjoy Theatre, And Watch Some Great Films: This Weekend In Downtown Fargo (Mar 8-10)

by Matt Hansen, Social Media Intern Downtown Community Partnership Whether you’re an entrepreneur, film aficionado, or theatre buff there is something for you to find enjoyable in Downtown Fargo this weekend. Fargo’s first ever Startup Weekend kicks off tonight.  The event sold out with a large and untapped waiting list.  During the 54-hour event, participants — graphic…
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Downtown And Sense Of Place

by Mike Hahn, President/CEO Downtown Community Partnership  A term often used to describe unique settings is sense of place.  Everyone has their own definition of this phrase.  My definition was forged early on while a child in my hometown of Mason City, Iowa. I was raised in a modest family in a traditional Midwest 1920s…
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Will Downtown Fargo Get A Grocery Store?

by Mike Hahn, President/CEO Downtown Community Partnership Recently, we were asked an interesting question on our website: What is the population of downtown Fargo? The DCP defines downtown as the new established Business Improvement District (BID) which runs approximately from the Red River to University Drive, from the Sanford Health Campus to Island Park.  According…
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This Weekend In Downtown Fargo (Feb 22-24)

by Matt Hansen, Social Media Intern Downtown Community Partnership Start your weekend early with Rhombus Guys Trivia (now on Mondays and Thursdays).  It starts at 9pm, with drink specials. Local artist Carl Oltvedt will paint for an audience at the Rourke Museum in Moorhead Friday afternoon.  Learn more here.  He will also host an artist talk on…
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The DCP: Who We Are And What We Do

by Mike Hahn, President/CEO Downtown Community Partnership We are often asked: What is the Downtown Community Partnership (or DCP)? The DCP is a private sector development corporation for the downtown district of Fargo-Moorhead.  Many people assume that the DCP is part of city government, however, we are not.  The DCP works closely with government in…
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