Category Archives: Main Street Winter Haven

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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Downtown Parking Garage: Open House Discussion …

Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 28 when the City of Winter Haven will hold an Open House to discuss the construction of the downtown parking garage. The facility will be located on the southeast corner of Third Street and … Continue reading

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