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City commission discusses extension of First Fridays

 

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

THE INITIAL First Friday effort on July 7 brings people to the area of the Art Park in downtown Ironwood.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - There's support to extend Ironwood's First Friday downtown promotional effort beyond September.

On Monday, the city commission discussed the possibility of adding at least an October First Friday night, when many stores remain open later and musical entertainment is offered in the Art Park.

So far, the effort has received a thumbs-up from the general public and city officials, bringing good crowds to the downtown on a night when the streets might otherwise be deserted.

The next First Friday is scheduled for Sept. 1, the last one planned...



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