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Five reasons why Business Improvement Districts work:

BIDs and BIAs do work. This is being proven around the world as the movement grows at an incredible rate. ...

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How a bench diary could change your life

There I was, sitting in a quiet library cubicle. Books piled on the table. There to get away from the craziness ...

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Free media coverage

The 7 secrets to getting free media coverage

I’ve been in the public and media relations world my entire adult life. I have also been a magazine editor ...

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Kicking butt once and for all!

Imagine this: 100 people are walking on your street. They’re carrying coffee cups, burger wrappers and household waste. Now picture ...

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Sweden takes horse racing to the city

How can a city of 60,000 attract 20,000 to their main street? It simple: Stage a horse race! Organizers of Citytravet (“City ...

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Travelling light show

Travelling light show aims to brighten Downtown Boston BID

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District has introduced a moving art show that will light up the area with “rainbow ...

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Splash! Australian program brings life to city streets

The idea of animating streets is catching speed around the world. One great example, Splash Adelaide, partners with the community ...

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flash mob

Flash mobs – The 10 best from city centres around the world

When we help bring life to our public spaces, we accomplish great things. Most importantly, we build connectivity and break ...

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