Yesterday Mayor DeStefano was joined by Congressman Maloney, Senator Metzger, and County Executive Neuhaus for a walking tour of our downtown businesses. Our local leaders discussed some of the challenges these businesses are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Due to the expected inclement weather from Tropical Storm Fay, for the safety of our customers and vendors, we will be canceling the Farmer's Market for Saturday, July 11th. See you next week.

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The BID is getting a little work done 💁‍♀️ Check out this Times Herald Record article about the DRI parking projects currently under construction!  #downtownmiddletown #middletownbid #MiddletownNYDRI #downtownrevitalization

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Be sure to stop by our Farmer's Market every Saturday. 

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¿Tiene una pequeña empresa en la ciudad de Middletown que se ha visto afectada por la pandemia de coronavirus?
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Construction Alerts:
1. Dear City of Middletown Residents and Visitors,
Please be advised that new Construction Project, ADA Curbs and Sidewalks started today. This Federally-Funded project with local contribution includes replacing curbs and sidewalks, at several City Streets, including constructing new ones on Dolson Ave, where none exists, to promote walkability, safety, ADA compliance, and support local businesses. Construction is tentatively scheduled for substantial completion by end of November.
 
Impacted City Streets and construction location:
Dolson Ave (Webb Rd to Bennett)
Wickham Ave (W. Main St to Prince St)
W. Main St (Wickham Ave to Union)
Highland Ave (W. Main St to Franklin St)
Franklin St (Highland Ave to Union)
Grove St (Wickham Ave to Railroad Ave)
Railroad Ave (North St to Grove St)
 
Please exercise caution when traveling through the construction area, and find alternate travel routes if congested.
Please give our working construction men and women a break, slow down, stay alert, and help to protect their lives.
2. East Main Street Parking Lot across from Bakery in Downtown has been completed and is open for traffic.

Our Region is on track to enter Phase 3 of New York's Business Reopening Plan June 23rd! This includes Restaurants / Food Services and Personal Care facilities. Click the picture to learn more about what's allowed to reopen during Phase 3.

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Who doesn't love a freshly paved parking lot? Work is moving along on the Orchard/East Main St. Walkway and lot. Also moving along nicely is half of the James Street parking lot and Festival Square Improvement projects! Keep following us for updates!

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Our downtown is open for business! We hope to see you out and about!

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The Orange County Government received a tour from Mayor DeStefano of some establishments that opened their doors during Phase 2 on June 12th. There stops included Holydog, Olivia's Empanadas6 West BarbershopAny Old thingEquilibrium Brewery, and Something Sweet Dessert Cafe.

 
Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus,  and 
Orange County, NY Department of Economic Development

urge residents to support local businesses, so come on downtown!
Please Note: Equilibrium is not serving any food at this time, but you can order beer for pick-up from the brewery.

Are you coming to the Middletown BID Farmer's Market? Know where your favorite vendors are going to be located!

The Middletown BID Farmer's Market. Now taking place Saturday Mornings from 8 AM to 1 PM.

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