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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

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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West Side Mingle

West Side Main Street will be hosting the 3rd annual Business Expo on August 7 at Royal Automotive. The Business Expo provides West Side businesses with an opportunity to highlight their quality goods and services. All West Side businesses are welcome to attend. The cost for a booth is $50, which includes admission for you and two guests.

Greek caterer, Mike Birurakis, will be joining us again this year with a great variety of your favorite Greek dishes! Attendees are asked to make a $5 donation at the door. All donations go towards programs that aid in the revitalization of the West Side.

If you’d like to register your business for a booth, please contact WSMS director, Stephanie Johnson, at 304-941-4479.