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Recent ribbon cutting ceremonies in Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – The City of Wayne is always excited to welcome new businesses to the community. We’d like to shout out a few local businesses that have had ribbon cutting ceremonies recently. T&G Skylight Liquor had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, September...

DDA hires Director of marketing and events

By Alfred Brock – I had an opportunity to talk with the new Downtown Development Authority Director of Marketing and Events Lisa Kubany. I know the DDA is glad to have her on board and I am sure you’ll be excited about this too after I tell you a little bit about her and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2021


Wayne Downtown Development Authority members Scott Gocaj and Mayor John Rhaesa congratulate a few of the Experience Downtown Wayne winners who participated in the Experience Downtown Wayne $50.00 gift card drawings. The DDA announced 30 winners Darlene W. of Westland, Melissa B....
Posted On 12 Jan 2021

Downtown improvements are happening

By Carolyn Marnon – The Downtown District of Wayne comprises the areas along Wayne Rd and Michigan Avenue from city limit to city limit in each direction. The Downtown Development Authority (known as the DDA) is tasked with implementing plans for the physical improvements...
Posted On 15 Feb 2020

Shopping big!

By Carolyn Marnon – And the winner is….Kelly Skiff! Wayne Main Street, in partnership with the Wayne Downtown Development Authority, sponsored a $1000 shopping spree contest last month before Christmas. Kelly was chosen as the lucky winner to shop at five stores in downtown...