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ENCINITAS: Taste of MainStreet returns Aug. 8

Taste of MainStreet in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo)

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 Sea Coast Exclusive Properties. The event runs along Coast Highway 101 in downtown Encinitas. For...

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.

Event Review: A family day at the Encinitas Street Fair

Encinitas Street Fair events included The Lumberyard shopping center as a venue April 24. (Photo by Michele Leivas)

Michele Leivas

May 3, 2016

Encinitas hosted its 33rd annual Spring Street Fair this weekend with sights and sounds for the entire family.

Food, music, thrills part of upcoming Encinitas fair

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)

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 Center, can drop by more than 450 booths and dozens of downtown Encinitas merchants Fairgoers can also...

Encinitas 101 honors longtime board member

(Photo by Jim Wang, A1 Pixels Photography)

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 Smith and Don Taylor stepped down from the board, Encinitas 101 said in an announcement. Taking...

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 that, all the wonderful people I would probably never have gotten to know had I not worked here,”...

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

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)

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 were flying away this morning but everybody collectively helped each other out,” said Chris...

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 of Commerce and local Main Street associations — is designed to provide an update on current issues in...

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, food and entertainment. More than 450 vendors will showcase arts, crafts, gifts and food during...

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 ticket supports preservation efforts for The Boathouses, a local landmark. The first tour runs from...

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

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)

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 of Encinitas agreed to an early contract termination effective Aug. 15, the same day Norby’s one-year...

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