Category: Downtown News

Broadway businesses hire artists to brighten the holiday season

Clara Diaz wanted to bring a little extra something to Broadway for the holidays. The four-lane thoroughfare in downtown Aurora features dozens of shops including Diaz’ Balderas Beauty Salon.   “We want to do something special,” said Diaz about the decision to...

Local music venue coming to downtown Aurora

Local music fans can rejoice. An intimate venue is opening up in downtown Aurora. Fox Valley Music Foundation (FVMF) announced it has received a $125,000 redevelopment grant from the city of Aurora. These funds will support the partial demolition and repurposing of property located...

Broker Tour showcases downtown Aurora as “open for business”

By Jim Schweizer Invest Aurora partnered with MORe (Mainstreet Organization of Realtors) to host a Downtown Aurora Broker Tour on October 30. After a brief reception at Two Brothers Roundhouse, which included opening remarks by Dave Hulseberg, president/CEO of Invest Aurora; Chuck...

Inside Out/Dreamers bus tour comes to downtown Aurora

The Inside Out/Dreamers bus tour is coming to downtown Aurora on Wednesday, Nov. 1 to celebrate America’s DREAMers and rally the community to support the DREAM Act. Inside Out/Dreamers is a nationwide participatory art initiative (the Inside Out Project), launched by award-winning...

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