Share your favorite thing about the west side
"My favorite thing about West
Side Main Street is the weiner dog race!"
Leslie, 14
"The possibilities for growth, revitalization, and personal contribution!" John, 60

Share your favorite thing
or story about the west side!

Let us know what you love about the West Side or share a story and your entry will be collected in the Story Collector and shared with other visitors.

Public Art

West Side Main Street commissioned Charly Jupiter Hamilton to paint a mural on Washington St. West and installed public art into the vacant Staats building. 

Explore our public art >

Farmers Market

West Side Main Street understands the value of fresh and local produce within communities. We provided grant funds to the West Side Farmers’ Market and support the local food initiative, SAGE; just two of the many programs we’re involved in.

Learn more on our programs >

Small Business

Local entrepreneurship is supported by small-scale family-owned businesses. West Side Main Street has helped attract over 40 businesses to the West Side, creating over 200 new jobs.

View our business directory >

Historic Buildings

West Side Main Street houses over 20 historic buildings in its district, like Staats Hospital and Stonewall Jackson Middle School. Preserving our history is important, which is why West Side Main Street has invested over $200,000 in restoration to date.

Learn more on our history >

Wiener Dog Race

The wiener dog race brings over 1,000 people to our neighborhood every summer. We have raised over $80,000 in fundraising events that is used for program development. 

Check out our annual events >