After being down temporarily for some upgrades, the free Downtown Public Access Wi-fi is once again live. This service was spearheaded by Main Street in a three-way partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the City. The publi wi-fi can be enjoyed throughout most of the downtown district up to 7th Street. An upgrade will be made soon to boost the signal in the Battery Park area.
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Exciting news! The technological expansion, spearheaded by Main Street in a three-way partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the city, brings Apalachicola into a collection of a handful, and growing, number of Florida cities that are offering the service for their downtown areas. Click here to read the headline article in the Apalachicola Times!
Bay Community School’s Annual Art Show & Dinner will be held tonight from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening and delicious food donated by your favorite local restaurants. This special event at the Center for History, Culture and Art will showcase original artwork by students ages 3-5. Works including paintings on canvas, mixed media collage, mobiles, and painted terra cotta pots will be available for silent auction. The event supports a great cause, and you can take hom some amazing art! The cost is $20 at the door.
Food and beverages have been donated by The Owl Café, Antonio’s, The Beach Pit, Up the Creek, Up the stairs, WaterStreet Seafood, Tamara’s Café, Sunset Coastal Grill, Paul Gants, Piggly Wiggly, and Wes & DeAnn Birdsong.
We’ve just released our latest e-newsletter! It contains survey links for shoppers and business owners, information on our new plaque program, links to our online event listings, historical trivia, and more. Look for the section on our Friends of Downtown Card program, in which our donors receive, as a thank you, exclusive discounts at 25 downtown businesses!
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