HDP In The Press
The Hopewell Downtown Partnership has been busy marketing the downtown district’s unique qualities to potential customers, investors, new businesses, local citizens, and visitors. Many thanks to our media partners!
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Crafting a Legacy
December 29th, 2017 | The season for roasting chestnuts is coming to an end. And for Hopewell, the season for roasting coffee beans is just beginning..
Harvest Festival Brings Buzz to Broadway
November 20th, 2017 | Hundreds of people came out to support local vendors, catch a bite to eat and listen to the tunes of Richmond band Cat Daddy at the fourth annual Harvest Festival, hosted by the Hopewell Downtown Partnership.
Harvest Festival Doubles in Size
November 16th, 2017 | If you’re looking to source an all-local Thanksgiving meal or get a jump-start on holiday shopping for handmade gifts, look no further than the fourth annual Harvest Festival this Saturday.
Small Business Saturday coming to Hopewell
October 27th, 2017 | With the city’s continued efforts to revitalize downtown and foster economic growth, this week Mayor Jackie Shornak announced that Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday, Nov. 25, and council also approved funding for two new city projects.
Hopewell Downtown Partnership reaccredited
July 28th, 2017 | The Hopewell Downtown Partnership has again been accredited by Main Street America in recognition of its adherence to the organization’s performance standards.
4th annual ‘Get Your Butts to Broadway’ festival puts barbeque cookers to the test
June 11, 2017 | Featuring some of the best backyard pork butt cookers in the region, this festival puts barbecue cookers to the test, unleashing the best butts known to man. With beer, live music, and plenty of food, this signature event is one you don’t want to miss.
Get Your Butts to Broadway returns June 24
June 2, 2017 | The 4th annual “Get Your Butts to Broadway” Festival in downtown Hopewell is right around the corner.
Hopewell, Petersburg relaunches farmer’s markets
April 29, 2017 | Tri-Cities markets keep pace with growing national appeal.
Hopewell Downtown Partnership Revamps Farmer’s Market
April 25, 2017 | The Hopewell Downtown Partnership is replacing its weekly farmer’s market with a monthly Open Air Marketplace that it is touting as “the best of a farmers’ market, craft market, and a festival.”
Pie shop opens in downtown Hopewell
April 7, 2017 | Then they just kept coming, all of the customers who had gotten hooked on the 27 different kinds of pie that Burnette has been making out of a home kitchen and selling at the Hopewell Farmer’s Market for more than a year.
Hopewell explores potential of downtown makerspace
March 27, 2017 | Enter the makerspace: a collaborative incubator that provides 21st-century entrepreneurs with the resources and community to create the products of tomorrow and that may be one of the next additions to Hopewell’s burgeoning downtown.
HDP launches Valentine’s Day downtown promotion
February 9, 2017 | Through this promotion, HDP encourages the community to come downtown and start a conversation around the question, “Why do you love Hopewell?”
Plans brewing for coffee roastery in Hopewell
January 26, 2017 |Plans for a new business are percolating in downtown Hopewell once again.
Critical mass and small victories key to Hopewell’s growthꜛ
January 21, 2017 | Despite the recent closure of several downtown businesses, the 2017 State of the Downtown on Jan. 19 presented a resolutely optimistic view of the future of Hopewell’s historic city center.
Downtown Partnership to present ‘State of the Downtown’
January 5, 2017 | The purpose of this event is to bring the community together to keep stakeholders informed of what is going on in downtown Hopewell and to hear their feedback. Pizza, soft drinks and other light refreshments will be available.