#1 Dining App In The Nation Launches In Blacksburg! DC-based startup, Spotluck, has expanded to Blacksburg. Spotluck allows local restaurants to collaborate, join forces, and collectively market the neighborhood’s best "spots" to dine. The app markets neighborhood restaurants by awarding users with discounts based on factors like day, time, and weather (i.e. higher incentives when … Continue reading Spotluck partners with DBI
Friday, December 4 marks the kick-off to the holidays in downtown Blacksburg with a night of celebrations! 4-7pm Holiday Market- College Avenue 4-8pm Art Walk at participating downtown galleries 4:00pm Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Lyric (bring your own camera) 4:15pm Blacksburg Children’s Chorale sing in Kent Square 5:00pm Blacksburg Children’s Chorale … Continue reading Winter Lights Festival with TubaChristmas
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY- NOVEMBER 28 Downtown Blacksburg Passport Program Start your Holiday shopping while supporting our local small businesses and enjoy special bargains, prize drawings and fun! DBI Passport- the following business will be offering some special treats and deals when you show your Downtown passport. Passports will be available in downtown businesses starting one … Continue reading #ShopSmallBburg
Post by Erin Fischer with input from Andrew O'Sullivan, SGA Director of Community Initiatives & Laureen Blakemore, Director of Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. With Halloween and 10 Days of Downtown quickly approaching, we have you covered on the latest happenings Downtown. Once again Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. and the Virginia Tech Student Government (SGA) are working together … Continue reading SGA & DBI bring 10 Days of Downtown fun to students!
Join us downtown for a variety of family fun filled events throughout the summer. Updated: June 6, 2015 And here's a little sweetener from the Town of Blacksburg! During these events, metered parking will be FREE in the downtown area: Saturday, June 20 - Summer Solstice Fest Saturday, July 11 - Summertime Small Business Saturday July … Continue reading Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presents A summer full of fun- the ultimate “staycation”!
With just a week to go until Valentine's Day we thought you might enjoy a round-up of some of the great deals downtown to make the day extra sweet for your special someone! And don't forget to Love your Community by shopping small for Valentine's Day this year! Gifts Galore Aureus Jewelry Stop by Aureus … Continue reading Valentine’s Day in Downtown Blacksburg
By: Abigail Rausch Being a Virginia Tech student, I’m not as creative as I tend to think when it comes to some things. When I want to shop, I look online; when I want a cup of coffee, I go to Starbucks; and when I’m hungry, I eat Chipotle or Panera Bread. I’m sure a … Continue reading A student’s eye view…
April showers bring May flowers, spring has truly arrived!! And with spring our thoughts turn to sunshine, to social time to FUN!! Summer is a fun-filled busy time in downtown Blacksburg so we think you need to mark your calendars now and SAVE THE DATES! Saturday, May 3, 5-10pm- 2nd annual Horseshoes & Hats: A … Continue reading Here comes the sun…here comes the FUN!!!
With the 2nd Annual Horseshoes & Hats, Kentucky Derby Casino Night fast approaching we thought it would be fun to give you our Top Five reasons why you should attend. So in true David Letterman style here we go..... #5- Fabulous Prizes We have a fantastic variety of prizes ready for you to win including … Continue reading Top 5 reasons for attending Horseshoes & Hats
Post written by Laureen BlakemoreRevisted 11/27/13Last year I confessed to you a startling fact: I DO NOT LIKE SHOPPING! and I am VERY IMPATIENT! Hard to believe, I know, but it remains true. And though I actually am mellowing to the potential joy of shopping I still foresee a fair amount of retail therapy in … Continue reading Christmas shopping on a budget revisited