Snow Plows Coming to Downtown Laramie!!!
The City of Laramie is making an extra run with their snow plows and will be downtown this evening, Thursday night and early Friday morning, so that the historic district looks its best for the last holiday shopping weekend.
Downtown Laramie Businesses Make Improvements with Facade Grants
Since May of 2010, 14 businesses downtown have made improvements to the exterior of their buildings.
Downtown Kickoff: A Hometown Pep Rally
The second annual Downtown Kickoff, a partnership between the Laramie Main Street Alliance and University of Wyoming Athletic Department will take place after the first home football game on September 8th.
New Businesses Highlight Local Laramie Art
In the span of a few weeks, three new art galleries will open in historic downtown Laramie bringing the total of new businesses to open downtown since January 2010 to 30.
Historic Walking Tours of Downtown Continue Through the Summer
Historic walking tours of downtown continue this summer after four “brothel themed” walking tours during Jubilee Days sold out. Do to the popularity of this event, the Laramie Main Street Alliance has added additional tours with a slight twist on the theme.
Where is Waldo? Downtown Laramie of Course!
Can you find Waldo? To celebrate Waldo's 25th anniversary, he will be hiding in twenty local businesses in historic downtown Laramie throughout the month of July. Those who spot him can win Waldo themed prizes as well as gifts from local business.
Two New Restaurants Open in Downtown Laramie
Downtown Laramie welcomes two new restaurants into the historic district this week. The Crowbar and Grill, located at 202 South 2nd Street and Roxie's on Grand at 221 E. Grand Ave.
Downtown Laramie to Gain New Light
The City of Laramie, in partnership with the Laramie Main Street Alliance, will begin the second phase of the downtown street light improvement project on Monday, June 4th. The lighting project includes upgrades to the wiring system, existing light fixtures as well as the installation of new, antique decorative light poles on 3rd and 4th Streets between University Avenue and Custer.
Mother’s Day Art on Display in Downtown Laramie
Alexander’s Fine Jewelry recently asked the students of the various elementary schools in Laramie to create a piece of artwork that depicted what they loved most about their moms. The invitation was extended to all elementary schools in Albany County; participating institutions include Slade, Beitel, Linford, Rock River and Spring Creek Elementary, Snowy Range Academy and the University of Wyoming Lab School.
Preservation Week: Celebrate History in Laramie, April 22 – 28
Preservation Week starts April 22 and includes a variety of public presentations by cultural organizations throughout Laramie. Students in Library Newspaper and Media Areas Audrey Jensen - Junior in Journalism from Buffalo, WY Matt Coulter - Graduate Student from Laramie (c)2010 Trice Megginson/UW Photo ServiceOn Sunday, April 22nd there will be a free “kick off” event at the Laramie Plains Museum from 2 to 4 p.m. with hands on opportunities to learn about preserving everything from your family’s story, photographs, books and quilts.