Category Archives: Main Street Winter Haven

Winter Haven – a Music City?

Many of you may not know this about Winter Haven, but we have a rich and diverse musical history! Today Main Street Winter Haven, Inc. announced a revival of one of the gems of our musical past – The Derry … Continue reading

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Flat-Iron Project May Transform Two Downtown Blocks

With an eye toward social, environmental and economic synergies, the Tom Wolfe Company, LLC is designing a sustainable mixed-use building complex that would occupy the former site of the Hill Building, a short section of Avenue A, SW and the … Continue reading

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Ritz Sign Lighting Caught in Time Lapse …

Downtown’s historic Ritz Theatre held a Fat Tuesday celebration last evening to mark the re-installation and lighting of its historic neon sign. Potthast Studios (thank you Mike) captured the occasion on this beautiful time-lapse segment … Click the video below … Continue reading

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Ritz Sign Will Shine at Fat Tuesday Celebration

The downtown landmark Ritz Theatre once again features its historic neon sign. A historically accurate reproduction of the theatre’s original sign is in place on the building and installation of the neon is now underway. Fundraising to specifically pay for … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Community Tree Lighting

Singing to be led by Seth Rollins, Season 9 contestant on American Idol … Enjoy carols, cider and Santa at Winter Haven’s 2012 Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012. Central Park will … Continue reading

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A Little Glitz for the Ritz with “Wine for the Sign”

Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres from: The Blue Room, Seasoned Stone, Arabella’s; Carrabba’s and Cam’s Catering. Special wines and beer and a surprise signature cocktail!  Dress for the era or come for a cocktail party!  Help the Chamber, Main Street Winter … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future: Let YOUR Voice Be Heard!

Aspire: • To have a great ambition or ultimate goal; desire strongly. • To strive toward an end. • To soar.                                        - American Heritage … Continue reading

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Welling to Direct Main Street Winter Haven …

Main Street Winter Haven hires new Executive Director Winter Haven, FL – The Board of Directors for Main Street Winter Haven has announced that Suzette Welling has been hired as the organization’s Executive Director. Winter Haven was named a Florida … Continue reading

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Downtown Parking Garage On Its Way! …

City Commissioners, Main Street Winter Haven and the Chamber ceremoniously (or unceremoniously) took sledgehammers to concrete to symbolically begin the construction of the long-awaited downtown parking garage.  Main Street President, Anita Strang noted, “10 years ago when I leased my … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Looks to Downtown WH for Example …

City of Winter Haven  and Main Street Winter Haven — take a Bow! Downtown Winter Haven Third Street at Central Avenue Metro Jacksonville visited downtown Winter Haven. Their well researched article “Elements of Urbanism: Winter Haven” will make you proud … Continue reading

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