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137 N. Market St.
We started Holcomb’s Classics some thirteen years ago. We became involved with the kettle corn concession business after seeing a vendor at a state fair popping kettle corn.
After doing some research we came across Gary Mann. Gary and his father had resurrected an age old tradition of popping popcorn in a large kettle while adding something sweet such as honey, molasses, or sugar………
Come stroll along to wonderful music Friday, August 24th from 6-8pm, in Downtown Wooster. Main Stree...August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Downtown Wooster
Free concert in downtown Wooster. Sponsored by Main Street Wooster and The College of Wooster. These...September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Downtown Wooster
- Main Street Wooster is hiring! (7/3/2018) - Main Street Wooster Project Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Required Hours: Full time, including some evenings and weekends (approx. 40 hrs per week) Position Overview: The Project Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing all Main Street Wooster events with oversight from the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. The Project Coordinator will provide daily administrative […]
- “Wooster Renewed” Books Available for Purchase (3/8/2018) - 30 years of downtown revitalization! The plans, ideas, some implemented, some now just history. “Wooster Renewed…a Thirty year journey of rediscovery” tells the story of the past 30 years and the Main Street Wooster, Inc. organization, which is dedicated to the economic sustainability and preservation of downtown Wooster. With a grant from the Wayne County […]
- This Northeast Ohio city is one of Time’s Best Places to Live (1/24/2018) - Time Magazine named Wooster, “One of the Best Places to Live.” Here’s what News 5 Cleveland had to say: This Northeast Ohio city is one of Time’s Best Places to Live Kaylyn Hlavaty 10:53 AM, Jan 23, 2018 11:45 AM, Jan 23, 2018 Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material […]
What Others Are Saying
Downtown Wooster has been an incredible place for me, as a young entrepreneur, to live and start my first business. Main Street Wooster has successfully coordinated the efforts of the community, local businesses and local government to create incredible energy in this neighborhood.
It’s been an honor to serve the City of Wooster as a Main Street Wooster board member and to get a personal inside look at the passion, care and concern along with the hard work that goes into making downtown Wooster the great city it is today. “Truly Amazing”!
“Although I work and socialize downtown nearly every day, when I talk to visitors to my store I hear about a community that is fresh, vibrant, and cosmopolitan—but with small town charm and uniqueness. The flowers and plantings give downtown Wooster my favorite sparkle.”
Having been a longtime resident of Wooster, it is gratifying to see the positive and significant changes in downtown Wooster. It is a pleasure to know of the many residents and visitors that are enjoying the downtown and what it has to offer. Our wonderful, state-of-the-art library, the many fine restaurants, the varied shops, the incredible living spaces, the traditional buildings and courthouse; all create a vibrant and sustainable downtown and heart of the community. Main Street Wooster began as an idea and, twenty-eight years later, has evolved into an ongoing process for downtown revitalization, capitalizing on a continuous public/private partnership of reinvestment. Main Street Wooster is a successful organization that helps to facilitate and implement projects and events for the downtown.
I have been in Wooster full-time since 1983 after spending 2 years here in the early 70’s and working downtown in The Wm. Annat Company’s credit office. Friday nights and Saturdays were always busy! I have seen downtown become, once again, a vibrant hub that gives you diverse and unique dining and shopping experiences. Other than a trip out of town to The Rail a couple times, I truly cannot remember the last time I had to leave Wooster for something better!
“Roomscapes has been a Main Street Wooster member since opening in 2002. They have done so much for the downtown and have been great to work with over those years. I love when out of town visitors comment on how vibrant our downtown is and how their hometown could improve like Wooster and ask how this has happened. My answer is we have the strength of Main Street Wooster as a driving force and things happen! It is a beautiful downtown.”
“Wooster offers residents the neighborhood setting of a small town coupled with many modern, urban amenities. Wooster is one of the best kept secrets in Ohio. Buehler’s is proud to be part of and has been a mainstay in the downtown community since 1932. We have participated in the downtown’s resurgence of new businesses including fine dining, craft beer brewery, and unique retail shopping. We are committed to Wooster with three locations: Offices and warehouse and two stores. Most importantly, all of us at Buehler’s live, work, contribute to the community in many ways and have raised our families here going on four and a half generations.”
“I’m proud to be part of such the dynamic Downtown restaurant scene. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, snacking, cocktails, fine dining, Wooster has it all!”