The City of Middletown would like to thank the Run 4 Downtown Organization for their donation of $60,000 for the creation of a pavilion at Erie Way Park! The pavilion will be the new home of the Middletown BID Farmer's Market, and was included in the City’s DRI Strategic Plan. The City would not have been able to move this project forward without the support of the R4DT Organization!

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Last night Mayor DeStefano presented a key to the city to Armando Collarelli, who owned and operated Tailoring by Armando on North Street for the past 44 years. Earlier this year, Armando made the tough decision to retire from the business. The Mayor also proclaimed the day of October 20, 2020 as “Armando’s Tailor Shop Day.” Enjoy your retirement Armando, and thank you for being a valued member of our community!

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Curious about the work going on in our downtown? Check out our landing page to learn more about the Downtown Revitalization Initiative and the ongoing projects funded through this program!



Recently, we have produced 9 commercials featuring different businesses in Downtown Middletown letting the community know, We are open for business. Check out this mashup! Just click on the bid logo below! 

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Congratulations to Oak & Reed Downtown on winning Hudson Valley Magazine's "Best New Restaurant West of the Hudson Valley!"

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September 16, 2020

CONSTRUCTION PARKING PLAN – As we move to a new phase of the parking lot and sidewalk construction, parking in the center of downtown is at a premium. We must address the needs of merchants, employees, tenants and visitors to our center city during this transition.
The city has implemented the short-term parking plan below. We will monitor it daily to make any necessary adjustments as we continue with construction. We recognize that each impacted group has its own specific needs as it relates to public parking lots. The city is in the process of developing a long term Parking Management Plan that will address this problem as this project nears completion.
In the meantime, we apologize for the inconvenience that it will create for you. Reconstructing drainage systems, parking lots, new sidewalks, new lighting and so much more requires some inconvenience. The rewards will be tremendous.
Remember, as construction progresses in one area and comes to completion in another, we will adjust these parking guidelines. We would appreciate your feedback on both the long and short term parking needs as they relate to you, your business, employees and downtown residential tenants. Please forward by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Parking guidelines and maps are available on the City of Middletown social media pages and our web site.

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We have so many amazing businesses in our Downtown! Be sure to nominate your favorite for the Readers Choice 2020 Best of the Best Awards!

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Be sure to sign up for Nixle by texting 'Middletown' to 888777 to stay up to date on whats happening with our town!
Please be advised: Orchard Street will be closed today, August 26th, due to construction work being done. Detour signs will be posted. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Pictures from the 2019 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Parade & Ceremony! From Friday, November 29th 2019. Thank you to all who made this parade so amazing! 

2019 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Parade & Ceremony