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The Amherst Business Improvement District (Amherst BID) invests its resources to improve downtown Amherst’s vibrancy, sustainability, and economic health.

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The BID’s downtown events calendar aims to connect visitors and residents to the many events in Amherst that highlight the downtown businesses and enhance your experience in downtown.

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This downtown directory  helps connect you to Amherst’s unique blend of restaurants, shops, and cultural destination that make downtown Amherst a great place to live, work and play.

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If you’d like more information about the BID, events, or downtown Amherst in general, please contact our office at 413-345-2945 or stop by 35 South Pleasant Street, Amherst MA 01002.

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Our design competition entries for an outdoor performance venue on the Town Common are now on display at the UMass Integrated Design Bldg (551 North Pleasant Street). Stop by the gallery to check them out until February 1st! ...

Our design competition entries for an outdoor performance venue on the Town Common are now on display at the UMass Integrated Design Bldg (551 North Pleasant Street).  Stop by the gallery to check them out until February 1st!

Local author Carl Vigeland advocates for local business Collective Copies / Levellers Press, "SInce moving to Amherst more than 25 years ago, Collective Copies has been one of the constants in my life, the people who run it are friends and its progeny, Levellers Press, is a member of the family after publishing two of my books." ...

Local author Carl Vigeland advocates for local business Collective Copies / Levellers Press, SInce moving to Amherst more than 25 years ago, Collective Copies has been one of the constants in my life, the people who run it are friends and its progeny, Levellers Press, is a member of the family after publishing two of my books.

 

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Thanks Carl, you mainstay you!

Lookn good young man. Just bought a home in TN on the lake you'll have to visit. Be back north soon so will have to make plans to ride again.

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This Winter Wonderland Design at Amherst Copy & Designworks is a fun and festive sight. Check out all the windows in the Holiday Window competition online at amherstdowntown.com #amherstdowntown #holidaywindows ...

This Winter Wonderland Design at Amherst Copy & Designworks is a fun and festive sight. Check out all the windows in the Holiday Window competition online at amherstdowntown.com  #amherstdowntown #holidaywindows

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This fun window at J. Austin Antiques is part of our Holiday Window Decorating Contest, vote for your favorite window online: www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFYZYFD ...

This fun window at J. Austin Antiques is part of our Holiday Window Decorating Contest, vote for your favorite window online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFYZYFDImage attachment
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