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 Roanoke, VA

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Matthew Klepeisz
Communications and Program Manager
540-342-2028, ext 11
matthewk@downtownroanoke.org

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Recent Coverage

Roanoke City Market moves to the river, WFIR, July 18, 2013

Roanoke City Market Going On The Road, WSET 13, July 18, 2013

The Roanoke City Market takes over Riverside Park, WDBJ7, July 18, 2013

Roanoke farmers market heading to River's Edge, WSLS 10, July 17, 2013

Out & about: City Farmers Market making stops at Riverside Sport Complex, Roanoke Times, July 13, 2013

Downtown Roanoke Inc. expands Saint Patrick's Day festivities for Roanoke City, March 11, 2013

Downtown Roanoke gets informational iPads, WSLS 10, February 21, 2013

Virginia Developer is on a Mission to Revive His Town, The New York Times, July 24, 2012

Downtown Service District Expands, The Roanoke Star, June 21, 2012

Downtown Roanoke's future: likely to include areas well beyond current city center, WFIR 960, June 20, 2012

Roanoke City Council votes to expand downtown to River's Edge, Roanoke Times, June 19, 2012

Downtown Roanoke Inc. set to expand for first time since 2004, WSLS 10, June 15, 2012

Roanoke Service District to Expand, WSET, June 11, 2012

Roanoke City Farmer's Market Goes Uptown In June, Roanoke Star Sentinel, May 10, 2012

City market will branch out to YMCA starting next month, Roanoke Times, May 4, 2012

Roanoke Farmer's Market Plans Expansion, WSET, May 3, 2012

Changes coming to the City Market, WDBJ7, May 3, 2012

Downtown farmers market tries expansion to Kirk Family Y, WFIR 960, May 3, 2012

Roanoke City Market vendors expand near YMCA, SNAP users get double-up, WSLS 10, May 3, 2012

Call It Westward Expansion: Downtown Living is Growing, Roanoke Star-Sentinel, March 3, 2012

Roanoke City Market Vendors preparing for big crowds for Dickens of a Christmas, WDBJ7, November 30, 2011

Dickens of a Christmas Preview, WSLS 10, November 30, 2011

Roanoke City crews set up Christmas tree in downtown, WSLS 10, November 28, 2011

DRI's "Shop Differently" off to nice start, WSLS 10, November 25, 2011

Roanoke Dickens of a Christmas to be bigger, snowier, Roanoke Times, November 23, 2011

Downtown Roanoke Inc., City of Roanoke, announce extended merchant hours and free parking, Roanoke Times, November 22, 2011

Details for Dickens of a Christmas celebration announced, WDBJ7, November 22, 2011

Downtown Roanoke Inc. makes Dickens of a Christmas changes, WSLS 10, November 22, 2011

Snow guaranteed in Roanoke December 16, WFIR 960 AM, November 22, 2011

Editorial: A different type of housing problem, Roanoke Times, November 16, 2011

Downtown Residents Respond To Survey – More Units Needed, Roanoke Star-Sentinel, November 11, 2011

What's Up Downtown?, Roanoke Times, October 30, 2011

Names and Changes, Roanoke Times, October 9, 2011

Downtown Roanoke's market manager values eating, shopping locally, Roanoke Times, October 9, 2011

Don't be a butthead!, WDBJ7, October 6, 2011

Downtown Roanoke is the Place to Be!, WSLS 10, September 23, 2011

Rock 'n Ride Coming Soon, WSLS 10, September 22, 2011

Roanoke Farmers Market Now Accepts Credit and Food Stamps, WSET, September 13, 2011

Developer sees old buildings in new light, Roanoke Times, August 28, 2011

Sidewalk sale to lure shoppers to downtown Roanoke, Retail Round Up (Roanoke Times)

Check out who'll be checking in as Patrick Henry's restaurants, Roanoke Times, August 3, 2011

EBT program at Roanoke City Market taking off, WSLS, August 3, 2011

Roadtrip: Roanoke, Va., and rails, art and wine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 17, 2011

New businesses popping up in Downtown Roanoke, WSLS, April 26, 2011

Downtown Gallery Tour moves to Fridays, Roanoke Times, April 10, 2011

Downtown Roanoke Wins $1,000 Grant, Keep Virginia Beautiful, April 6, 2011

Roanoke Farmers Market will soon accept debit and SNAP cards, Roanoke Times, April 7, 2011

Pushy Panhandling coming to an end in Roanoke, WDBJ7, March 7, 2011

For business and young professionals, a new way of life in downtown Roanoke, Roanoke Times, February 13, 2011

Church Avenue in downtown Roanoke to get grocery store, Roanoke Times, February 13, 2011

Roanoke Weiner Stand to be in Rachael Ray's magazine, WSLS, February 9, 2011

Planners hope upgrades to City Market Building will bring downtown Roanoke revival, Roanoke Times, January 29, 2011

CEO reflects on first year at Downtown Roanoke, Inc., Roanoke Times, January 23, 2011