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Taste of MainStreet in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Taste of MainStreet returns Aug. 8

July 31, 2017

ENCINITAS — Tickets are still available, but selling fast, for the 29th annual Taste of MainStreet on Aug. 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., hosted by the Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association and presented by...

Encinitas 101 MainStreet gets key recognition from national group

North Coast Current June 12, 2017
The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association has earned accreditation from the Main Street America program, Encinitas 101 announced June 12.
Encinitas Street Fair events included The Lumberyard shopping center as a venue April 24. (Photo by Michele Leivas)

Event Review: A family day at the Encinitas Street Fair

Michele Leivas May 3, 2016
Encinitas hosted its 33rd annual Spring Street Fair this weekend with sights and sounds for the entire family.
Visitors peruse vendors at the Encinitas Spring Street Fair, viewed from atop the Rock2You rock climbing wall at the corner of G Street and South Coast Highway 101 on April 26, 2014. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Food, music, thrills part of upcoming Encinitas fair

Michele Leivas April 19, 2016
Encinitas hosts its 33rd annual Spring Street Fair this weekend. Organized by Encinitas 101 MainStreet and sponsored by Scripps Health, the street fair will be held on Coast Highway 101 from D Street to J Street.

ENCINITAS: Fall festival returns Nov. 23

November 21, 2014

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association presents the 24th Annual Fall Festival on Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In downtown Encinitas. Visitors to the fair, sponsored by Tri-City Medical...

(Photo by Jim Wang, A1 Pixels Photography)

Encinitas 101 honors longtime board member

North Coast Current October 10, 2014

The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association honored a departing longtime board member Oct. 7 as the organization installed its new Board of Directors during its annual meeting at The Lumberyard Tavern. Bart...

Encinitas 101 director Crawford to step down

North Coast Current September 30, 2014

Encinitas 101 MainStreet Executive Director Dody Crawford confirmed Sept. 30 that she is stepping down from her post, which she has held for nearly eight years. “I’ve enjoyed the job but more than...

David McLean plays the conga drums with SantanaWays, a Carlos Santana tribute band on April 26 during the 31st annual Encinitas Street Fair.  (Photo by Scott Allison)

Weather was cool, but so was the fair: After blustery start, annual Encinitas event goes to the dogs

Ellen Wright April 30, 2014

The Encinitas Street Fair got off to a windy start April 26, delaying crowds until Sunday. The cold weather and strong winds that deterred visitors also made setting up difficult for vendors. “Tents...

ENCINITAS: State of the City address April 4

March 16, 2014

The annual Encinitas State of the City address and community event is set for April 4, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Encinitas Community Center. The event — presented by the city of Encinitas, Encinitas Chamber...

ENCINITAS: Fall Festival returns Nov. 24

November 9, 2013

ENCINITAS – The annual Fall Festival, hosted by the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association, returns Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival offers families and holiday shoppers a Sunday of venders,...

ENCINITAS: View local history by bus Sept. 28

September 27, 2013

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Preservation Association will host two historical bus tours Sept. 28, on which attendees can visit and learn about 40 historical points of interest throughout the city. Each...

Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association then-Executive Director Peder Norby (right) stands with manager Dody Crawford (center) and intern Mathew Gelbman in this 2007 file photo. (Photo by David J. Olender)

From main street to the village: Encinitas downtown advocate Peder Norby shifts to Carlsbad

Heather Rushall August 13, 2013

Longtime downtown Encinitas advocate and Highway 101 Coordinator Peder Norby announced his decision to move his passion for economic redevelopment to Carlsbad after 16 years with the city. The city...

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