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NCGA farmers propose partial Plaza street closures during Saturday Farmers Markets

NCGA farmers propose partial Plaza street closures during Saturday Farmers Markets

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Plaza isn’t just a historic resource – a factor complicating removal of the McKinley statue – it’s a mercantile one, and a finite one at that. No wonder then that different kinds of merchants compete for presence there, with tension sometimes apparent between visiting mobile vendors and brick-and-mortar

Downtown Arcata businesses mull use of private security force

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Downtown businesspeople heard a proposal last week to hire private security to help protect them. The idea was proposed by Aaron Ostrom of Pacific Outfitters during a monthly business meeting organized by Arcata Main Street. Previous meetings have discussed ways to promote Arcata business, organize business watch

Arcata Chamber recognizes the best in the business community, beginning with these three beautifiers

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce ARCATA – This is one part in a series of articles featuring the three nominees in the six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards. In January, members of the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, who made the nominations, will vote for the winners, and they will be announced at

Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Arcata Main Street presents a Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The free, family friendly event includes live mariachi music, Zamba by Samba de Alegria, traditional oferendas like the one above at Arcata Exchange, face painting, guest speakers and complimentary

First Annual Fairy Festival is Saturday

Arcata Main Street Arcata Main Street introduces The First Annual Fairy Festival on the Arcata Plaza on behalf of Foster Children’s Special Court Advocates of Humboldt (CASA). A magical realm out of the mind and heart of Shoshanna brought to life for one afternoon and evening only on Saturday, June 30 from 3 to 10 p.m.

OysterFest to feature Lagunitas, Redwood Curtain and SeaQuake beers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA –The OysterFest beer-broglio has either been resolved, or just gotten worse. But in any case, attendees at this weekend’s 28th Annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival will have a choice of delicious, thirst-slaking beers from three breweries – one hyperlocal, one regional and one regional/multinational. First reported by John

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