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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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We want to keep you updated on everything that is happening in downtown Amherst. If you’d like more information about the BID, events, or downtown Amherst in general, please contact the BID office.

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Check out Zack Danziger's special guest, Grammy Award-winning local music hero Charles Neville at Bertucci's tonight 5-9 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Paving Activities for next week:
Work on the Amity St sidewalks and crosswalk will wrap up on Monday and Tuesday (Oct 24/25) with the final top coat on the raised crosswalk on Tuesday.

(Between North Pleasant St and North Prospect St)

The Amity St Parking Lot will remain open as will North and South Prospect St.

10/26-28 Work will continue on East Pleasant St sidewalks at Kendrick Park.
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