Here, you can learn how local businesses and communities across America have achieved success and led innovative initiatives to sustain our Main Streets for years to come.  And we will meet some amazing people along the way.  Main Streets exist because they were built by people and they will only succeed if people are inspired to offer their time and talents to create places that they are proud to call home.

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Main Street Refresh Project

Jeff and Kristi interview the experts to give you the secrets to successful Main Streets, and a preview of the new Main Street Refresh Project.

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Sister Pie Talks Success in Detroit on Main Street Nation Radio

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On this edition of Main Street Nation Radio, join your host Jeff Sloan and co-host Kristi Trevarrow, executive director at Rochester DDA, as they interview Lisa Ludwinski, founder of Sister Pie, to hear how the bakeshop has achieved enormous success in downtown Detroit. Sister Pie is a bakery serving the Detroit area with seasonally…

El Dorado, AR: The New A&E Capital of the South?

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El Dorado, with a long A (like tornado), is not only unique in how you say it, it’s unique in what they are doing.  Jeff Sloan and Kristi Trevarrow go deep into how El Dorado, Arkansas has overcome many of the obstacles that many Main Streets face. Economic downturn, population…

On The Road with Main Street Nation

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Jeff and Kristi broadcast live from the Main Street Now 2016 Conference in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Once a year, all the Main Street leaders get together to share ideas on how to improve their home towns. Through seminars, break-out sessions and networking, these leaders learn new ways to improve their Main Streets…

The Value of Main Street

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Jeff and Kristi show you how community, culture and business all tie together to increase the financial value and aesthetic value of your Main Street. Jaymes Vettraino, former city manager of Rochester Michigan and now the Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Rochester College, joins the show to simply explain…
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