February 21, 2013
Come on downtown
For the past several years a group of downtown business owners and supporters have been meeting to brainstorm ideas designed to entice the community to the city's core.
"When I opened the store (in 2007) I did a lot of organizational work on group marketing concepts," says Brad Smith, co-owner of Paulina Springs book store. "I got estimates and went to fellow merchants to see who wanted to join me and I think I was only successful once. It was like pulling teeth back then. But I feel like now there are more people willing to consider working together. Maybe we've turned a corner and realize the need to cooperate."
Read all about the ongoing efforts to revitalize downtown Redmond in this week's issue of the Redmond Spokesman, on newsstands now.