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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 Artists Wanted for Alley Art Festival on Aug. 27

Alley Art Festival returns on Saturday, Aug. 27. The festival is looking for local artists and thing makers. If you live or work in the Aurora region and create original work, then apply within. Volunteers are also welcome to email us and...

Alley Art Festival, Downtown Aurora, Aug. 31

Alley Art Festival, Downtown Aurora, Aug. 31

DOWNTOWN AURORA – Want a day of art, music and fun? Want it in a really great spot in downtown Aurora? We’ve got it. Alley Art Festival returns for its 4th year to the idyllic, tree-lined pedestrian alley between Downer and Galena...

“What do we need to be a successful downtown?” Or “What’s awesome about Aurora”

“What do we need to be a successful downtown?” Or “What’s awesome about Aurora”

Coffee shop? Check. Bookstore? Check. A handful of museums? Check. Add in a dozen restaurants, art galleries, public spaces, and world class entertainment, and you have downtown Aurora. So, why do people still look at downtown Aurora as a failing downtown? It...

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