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Great Cities Are Not Without Arts & Culture

A couple of months ago, I laid out what I believe to be Downtown Sioux Falls’ winning formula for transformation—arts and culture, great public spaces, and improved accessibility. Think of it like this… Accessibility: How many different ways can people get to downtown and navigate within it? Public Spaces: How many different places can people […]

October 16, 2018

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The Fall Events in Downtown Sioux Falls You Don’t Want to Miss

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The Fall Events in Downtown Sioux Falls You Don’t Want to Miss

The first official day of Autumn is upon us. Whether you want to learn how to cook delicious comfort-food, try on coats from the newest fall collection, drink a dark, frothy stout, or dress up and get a little spooky – there’s something for everyone. Come “fall” in love with Downtown Sioux Falls at these […]

September 21, 2018
Walkability—Not Just Another Buzzword

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Walkability—Not Just Another Buzzword

Accessibility is one of three key elements to a vibrant and economically robust place. So how does walkability factor in and how can we improve upon it for downtown? The weekend after Labor Day, Downtown Sioux Falls was a buzz with people here to experience two mainstay events for Downtown Sioux Falls—the Sidewalk Arts Festival […]

September 18, 2018
Electric Pulp relocates downtown, launches new DTSF website

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Electric Pulp relocates downtown, launches new DTSF website

Partners at local agency Electric Pulp (EP) were planning to relocate back to downtown Sioux Falls well before an RFP from Downtown Sioux Falls, Inc. (DTSF) came across their inbox, leading to the relaunch of the all new dtsf.com. “There’s so much energy in downtown Sioux Falls right now, and it’s been fun to work […]

August 30, 2018
Spend Your Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Sioux Falls

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Spend Your Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Sioux Falls

Celebrate the dog days of summer this Labor Day weekend in downtown Sioux Falls, with events and activities for everyone to enjoy, from Thursday through Monday. Take advantage of FREE downtown parking all weekend (yep, that means Monday too) and plan your Labor Day weekend in downtown Sioux Falls with the following events and updated store hours […]

August 29, 2018
Letter from the President: An Eye for a More Perfect Downtown

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Letter from the President: An Eye for a More Perfect Downtown

Great cities have exceptional downtowns. What makes for exceptional downtowns though? It boils down to the things we travel to other cities for—a thriving culture built upon the arts, active and well-designed public spaces, and easy accessibility for all no matter their age, ability, or mode of transport. These are the factors that set apart […]

August 16, 2018