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Hanging around downtown Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – It’s time for the Annual Scarecrow Show in downtown Wayne. Individuals and groups purchased a t-frame from Wayne Main Street and have spent the past month or two (or maybe just the past few days) creating a scarecrow that advertises their business or a...

Wayne’s bike rack campaign succeeds

By Maxwell Cameron – Spend some time in downtown Wayne and it’s clear that biking is positively impacting our community. More and more Wayne residents are using pedal power as a healthy way to enjoy our city’s downtown space. Ridership in the Wayne Bicycle Club’s weekly...

Main Street awarded placemaking grant

Funding will be utilized to install overhead lighting and seating in Derby’s Alleyway in the heart of Downtown Wayne. Wayne Main Street was recently awarded a grant from the Greater Metropolitan Area Realtors Association (GMAR) for capital improvements in an underutilized...

Wayne Downtown Days, July 13 thru 15

By Carolyn Marnon – What was once known as Sidewalk Sales during July has taken on a new name. Downtown Days have emerged to be more inclusive of other activities that can take place during this annual event in Downtown Wayne. Downtown Days will be held Thursday, July...

Wayne Farmers Market has a new market manager

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Farmers Market season kicks off on Wednesday, May 4, with a Cinco de Mayo theme, kid’s activities and music.  A new face you will see at the market is that of Jean Smith, the new Market Manager. Jean is a mother of six and a full-time student...

Wayne Main Street to host Jazz at the Avenue Fundraiser

Lindsey Wooten – Wednesday, July 15th at 6:00 PM Avenue American Bistro Patio 3632 Elizabeth Street Wayne, MI Drink, Dine & Gather on The Avenue’s recently finished outdoor patio while supporting Wayne Main Street’s efforts to revitalize Downtown Wayne. Come...

Happy Holidays from Wayne Main Street

Lindsey Wooten – New Office Location Last month, Wayne Main Street relocated their office to the Wayne Activity and Banquet Center Building located at 35000 Sims Street. The move was necessary as the organization continues to grow. Now boasting two graduate student interns...