Worked with the City to negotiate the final historic district designation for Dinkytown. The end result was a compromise which will allow us to retain the historic character of our neighborhood while still allowing for growth and change.
Completed a branding process which includes marketing tools available to Dinkytown businesses.
Launched the dinktyownusa.org website giving Dinkytown a unified platform to promote news and events.
Worked to secure additional metered parking on the Dinkytown bridges, resulting in over 30 additional spaces.
Secured grant funding for increased bike parking in Dinkytown.
Secured grant funding to enhance marketing efforts for Dinkytown as a whole as well as individual businesses.
Hired Katie Thering as a part-time coordinator to help support and promote Dinkytown businesses through the website and social media, and manage projects.
Becoming a member of the DBA includes the following benefits:
Ability to vote in the matters of the DBA, including for board members and when DBA takes a position on an issue
Higher visibility on the Dinkytown website & social media
Access to marketing tools to enhance your online marketing presence
Free admission to DBA-hosted trainings
Discounts to other member businesses
We have several ideas and goals for the upcoming year. Your involvement is important to the future of Dinkytown!