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Party in the LANES kicks off summer in downtown Brampton on Friday, June 22!

For Immediate Release

Brampton, June 20, 2018 – The Downtown Brampton BIA (Business Improvement Area) is pleased to present Party in the LANES on Friday, June 22. Party in the LANES is back to kick off summer in the downtown core.

Party in the LANES will take over McArter Lane (27 Main Street North), Daily Times Square (33 Queen St. West), and on George St. South for an evening of excitement running from 6-10P.M. The laneways will be transformed into lively street parties featuring live bands, Latin dance lessons, local vendors, and more.

Neil Chapman takes over the stage in McArter lane for the best of rock and roll. Grupo Rey will bring a spice of Latin culture in Times Square Fiesta! and George St. South will welcome a mix of jazz and bhangra performances presented by B-Jazzed and Flower City Bhangra.

Each laneway will feature local pop-up vendors offering a variety of delicious food, and unique products.

Party in the LANES has something for everyone to enjoy, so bring your dancing shoes, appetites, and shopping excitement to Downtown Brampton on June 22! This event could not be hosted without the support of the local downtown businesses and the City of Brampton.

For more information, visit: www.downtownbramptonbia.ca/events

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About Downtown Brampton BIA

Downtown Brampton is a respected and welcoming destination dedicated to bringing people together for quality shopping, services and entertainment. The mission of the Downtown Brampton BIA is to promote and enhance downtown Brampton through marketing events and beautification to build confidence and engagement with members and the community.

Media Contact:

Andrea Magana | Marketing and Events Specialist

(905)874-8182 | andrea.magana@brampton.ca

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Road Closure NOTICE – George Street (Wellington to Queen Street)

June 14, 2018.

The Downtown Brampton BIA is pleased to announce Party in the LANES will be making an exciting return this summer on the following dates:

  • June 22
  • July 20
  • August 17

Party in the LANES is an event hosted by the businesses of downtown Brampton that presents live entertainment, local vendors, delicious food, and more! Party in the LANES provides the businesses of downtown an opportunity to showcase all they have to offer.

The Downtown Brampton BIA will be programming the following laneways from 6-10PM on each date:

  • McArter Lane (27 Main Street North)
  • Daily Times Square (33 Queen St. West)
  • George Street South

Due to the close proximity of Party in the LANES to your residence, we would like to make you aware of the street closure occurring on George Street from Queen Street to Wellington Street. With this road closure, access to both the public and private parking garages will be available. The street closure will be happening on June 22, July 20 and August 17 from 5:00PM-12:00AM.

The Downtown Brampton BIA invites you to come out and enjoy these year’s laneway festivities and celebrate with us – we do hope these road closures do not inconvenience you in anyway.

If you would like further information on the event, please contact the Downtown Brampton BIA at

905-874-3518.

Sincerely,

 

Andrea Magana                                                                                           Suzy Godefroy

Marketing and Events Specialist                                                             Executive Director

Downtown Brampton BIA | andrea.magana@brampton.ca             Downtown Brampton BIA

 

 

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Downtown Reimagined – 20 George St Surface Parking Lot Temporary Closure

In order to prepare for Downtown Reimagined and in consultation with the BIA to improve parking garages/surface lots within the downtown area, upgrades and maintenance at the 20 George Street North surface lot (see attached map) will get underway beginning June 2nd.   The surface lot will be closed temporarily to install new lighting, clean and repaint designated parking stalls and provide for accessible parking spots. The complete closure of the lot is required to conduct the work in a safe and timely manner. The attached notice is currently being hand delivered to neighbouring business and residents. Municipal Parking Operations staff will also be available to assist customers find alternate parking during regular business hours.

Although it is indicated that the lot will remain closed until June 7th, staff have allowed for a couple of buffer days for weather and do hope to reopen the lot by June 5th or 6th.  Please see the attachments for more details:
20 George Street North

Downtown George St Parking Notice

 

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