Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Lansdale Business Association is in the embryonic stages of pushing for mural beautifications in downtown Lansdale Borough. It needs the support of, ideas from and decisions by the community
Let me paint a picture for you. Imagine driving down East and West Main Street and passing sides of well-known buildings on the strip, beautified by artistic murals. There's one mural on the side of Centennial Blueprint at Main and Ridge. Stop at Broad and Main and peer at the mural on the side facade of McQuillin Studio. There are another two on the massive span of the North Penn Boys' and Girls' Club wall and the side of Hen's Coins and Collectables at Main and Susquehanna. Across the street, adjacent to Railroad Plaza, there is a fourth mural along the side of Tabora Farms. Up a little ways, a fifth mural spanning the length of the National Auto Stores building on Wood Street. As you head out of town, approaching Cannon Avenue, is a …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Lansdale Business Center's summer/fall customer appreciation picnic featured food, friends, music and networking
Lansdale Business Center, located at Cannon Avenue and Seventh Street in Lansdale, is the home to at least 37 local businesses of varying industries. Managers Ellen Foulke and Allen Fleming welcomed their tenants, community leaders, Lansdale business owners and more to their summer/fall customer appreciation picnic Thursday afternoon. Check out the photos from the event in our gallery.
Monday, February 6, 2012
A small committee of Lansdale Borough business owners want to bring First Friday back on April 6 as a more mature, casual, not-for-profit event
A small band of Lansdale Business Association members have approached the parks and recreation and public safety committees on the logistics of getting First Friday back in Lansdale, beginning April 6. North Penn Community Network, the former organizer of the event, has dropped the First Friday event. Now, Chantilly Floral owner Charles Booz and Lansdale Business Center owner Ellen Foulke want to revive First Friday as a not-for-profit event. They also want to make it more mature and casual than the prior First Fridays. "The goal is to get Main Street excited again," Booz told the public safety committee. "The event had left a bad taste in many of the Main Street vendors. We want to make that connection again and get it going." He said the…
Friday, September 16, 2011
Over 40 businesses and hundreds of people attended the annual event.
More than 40 local businesses attended Thursday night's meet-and-greet mixer at the Lansdale Business Center, aiming to increase their visibility and establish crucial community relationships with fellow business owners. "I walked around town visiting over 100 businesses and handing out invitations," said Ellen Foulke, executive member of the Lansdale Business Association. "We want the businesses in the community to have an opportunity—in a fun setting—to communicate what they do." The joint effort between the Lansdale Business Association and the PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce drew a large group of local businesses, including Wilson's Hardware, Minuteman Press, and many other area banks and retailers. What began as an exclusive picnic …