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DDA looks to expand pop-up shop program


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BESSEMER - During the regular meeting of the city of Bessemer's Downtown Development Authority, expanding the pop-up shop program was a main focus of interest.

The pop-up shop program offers many benefits to new and expanding shop owners. It provides up to six months of free rent at a downtown district location of choice and 1:1 matching funds for improvements to the building, according to the city's website.

"It would be nice to offer some sort of marketing," said board member Kady Meinke. Board member Adam Zak suggested coming up with a price to help...