Stories tagged with: Downtown Zanesville

June 1, 2011 - 6:14pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Zanesville's 'First Friday' may offer a lot to do, but there is even more to see.

The art studio, Elements, has played a big role in the success of the Downtown Freight Shops. Spokesperson and Enthusiast, Linda Regula, said, she has enjoyed 'First Friday' for more than 8 years. When she first began going, only two sights were offered, now more then 20 shops participate.

"We finally convinced Cheryl, she does such beautiful thing she should have her own gallery," said...

June 1, 2011 - 6:07pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Farmer's Market has come to Downtown Zanesville early this year, but it seems the farmers are behind schedule.
 

The Farmer's Market typically has 10 to 12 vendors but, due to high rain levels, the planting season for many farmers has been forced to be pushed back.
 

Manager of The Zanesville Downtown Association, Dana Matz, said, "We had several call us up late yesterday or early this morning and say, 'Dana we got to take a chance, an advantage...

June 1, 2011 - 5:43pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The childhood dream to one day own a spa has become a reality for one woman.

The Owner and Operator of Divine Bliss Spa, Amy White, has brought her enthusiasum for spa treatment to the Freight Shops in downtown Zanesville. White said, her inspiration began as a child. Her parents created a small salon in their basement, and she would charge family and friends 50 cents for her services. Today, White charges a little more, but her dedication to clients remains the same.

"What...

April 19, 2011 - 7:21pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

The Zanesville Planning Commission approved the re-zoning of downtown Zanesville to an Art Overlay district Tuesday afternoon. The change wouldn't add any restrictions to the current zoning, but would make potential additional uses of the area available.

"What this will do is make us eligible for Federal funding that we aren't eligible for now, and will cause the Artist Colony to continue to grow and will be an asset to downtown Zanesville." said Mayor Butch Zwelling. He...

February 12, 2011 - 11:37pm
3 years 24 weeks ago


A two-vehicle accident in downtown Zanesville sends one person to the hospital.

Zanesville Police say earlier Saturday evening, a Ford Escort heading westbound on Main ran a red light causing a Dodge Ram pickup heading southbound on Fifth to hit the right rear side of the Escort causing extensive damage.

Police say both drivers were claiming they were traveling around 30 miles per hour. A young male was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. His injuries are unknown as...

January 5, 2011 - 5:41pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville's Potter's Alley project is still a slow work in progress.

In their quarterly meeting, the Community Improvement Corporation of Zanesville is continuing to push the development of Downtown Zanesville but with the economy in the red, the project is at a standstill.

"We were hoping for a movie theatre, restaurants and other retails establishments that would enhance the current businesses that are in the downtown area," says Gene Macdonald, CIC Chairman...

December 16, 2010 - 7:44pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Two buildings in downtown Zanesville were up for auction Thursday afternoon.

Both buildings were commercial properties, and were sold in an absolute real estate auction, with no minimum purchase price.

Both were sold to Alice McConnell and her son Rick Houston of Florida. The first building, located at 608 Main Street sold for $6600. Although in need of work, the new owners agree it has a lot to offer with its 12,500 square feet of commercial space.

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September 29, 2010 - 5:29pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Zanesville's Downtown Farmers' Market is winding down.

Residents only have two more weeks to head to the Welcome Center's parking lot and buy local.

"We've been concerned because we've been going week to week with the drought. Crops were coming on early, " says Downtown Association Manager, Dana Matz,

You can still find a variety of products, including tomatoes, corn, and potatoes. Some of fall's favorites are also readily available. While the dry weather took its...

August 9, 2010 - 2:20pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

Traffic was slowed down on Main Street in Downtown Zanesville Monday afternoon after a two vehicle accident.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Main and 6th Streets. 

According to Zanesville Police, a car was headed east on Main Street, went through a red light and ran into a van that was travelling north on 6th Street.
 

No one was injured in the accident.
 

An officer on the scene says the driver of the blue car will be...

June 27, 2010 - 5:46pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

A local church is celebrating its 189th anniversary, and the members that have kept it alive.

Aside from their usual service, First Baptist Church in downtown Zanesville provided its members and the community with a day of celebration on Sunday.

"We are celebrating our church's 189th anniversary. We've been ministering to the community of Zanesville for 189 years and we have also coupled that with the dedication of a stained glass window in honor of one of our previous...

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