NEWS

CHICAGO (April 2021) – The Main Street Preservation Trust in Gloucester Village, Virginia, is one of six winners of the Main Street Forward Awards, which recognize communities that have shown exemplary recovery and resilience efforts amid the multiple crises of 2020. Selected from 68 total submissions by a national jury of economic development experts, the … Continue reading “Gloucester Main Street Earns National Revitalization Award”


CEO of Proximo Marketing Strategies Courtney Riley always knew she had a creative spirit, but what she didn’t have was a desire to become an entrepreneur. Having been raised by two serial entrepreneurs – both owners of building, construction and real estate companies – Courtney got the full view of what it really means to … Continue reading “GMSA Board Member Spotlight”


Everybody knows Yolanda’s in Gloucester Village, whether for its distinctive made-in-the-USA apparel or thanks to the unique gallery that showcases the work of local artists. The women’s clothing store has been a staple at 6658 Main Street for years, occupying what was once Twice Told Tales bookstore. Owner Yolanda Teschner moved to Gloucester in 1983 … Continue reading “Art and Fashion Go Together at Yolanda’s”


Don’t just save one date this June. Save the entire month. The Gloucester Arts Festival will return to rural coastal Virginia for its fifth year, kicking off June 3, 2021 with an unveiling of sculptures on Main Street and culminating with a U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band concert. Throughout the month, guests can watch as … Continue reading “Gloucester Arts Festival Set for June 2021”


The plan didn’t call for Allyson Bridges to open her own boutique, at least if you ask her. She was 24, a year into paying a mortgage and worked delivering flowers for her grandmother’s Gloucester Main Street florist shop. But an offhanded reference to a friend at the Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust about Gloucester … Continue reading “Head Into Up South and Walk Out With Something Special”


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