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8:55 am on Thursday September 11, 2014

Crews begin work on Ocean Boulevard streetscape project

Work got underway Wednesday on a multi-million dollar project aimed at beautifying parts of Myrtle Beach. The goal of the streetscape project is to improve the area on Ocean Boulevard from 2nd to 9th Avenues North. Workers began tearing up street...
12:05 pm on Monday May 5, 2014

Myrtle Beach city leaders plan boardwalk expansion

It's official. City Leaders have plans to expand the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in the downtown area. On Friday, the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation held a meeting with key stakeholders to discuss the revitalization of the downtown area. Among the...
8:43 am on Thursday April 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach downtown redevelopment group seeking creation of new tax district

via The Sun News: "The proposed district would consist of properties included in the [Downtown Redevelopment Group] area – from Sixth Avenue South to 16th Avenue North, from the Atlantic Ocean to Oak Street and Broadway Street. Owners of land and...
6:22 am on Thursday May 31, 2012

Downtown arts group proposes city funding to help efforts

Visbal Sculpture The Goddess of the Sea by Delaware sculptor Kristen Visbal. The Downtown Public Art Initiative would like to place a 12-foot version in Plyler Park near the boardwalk. For over six years, the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation has...
5:33 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Zip-lines planned for Myrtle Beach, Pavilion location (Update: Pavilion site opening Tuesday )

Flickr user TheDigitel MYR A whole lot 'o nothin' Update, April 13th, 2012: The Zip Line located at the site of the old Pavilion will be open on Tuesday, April 17th.  Adrenaline Adventures says the site is fully operational now, but they are just...
8:21 am on Wednesday February 29, 2012

Myrtle Beach raising meter rates (Update: All street-end meters)

Flickr user Isaac Wedin Update 2/29/2012: The City of Myrtle Beach has passed the 25¢ increase for all street-end meters. WBTW has more details. Update 2/27/2012: The Sun News has published a breaking news brief that Myrtle Beach is considering the...
5:39 am on Thursday November 10, 2011

Downtown Myrtle Beach gets graded on customer service

Flickr user Jason Garber Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation funded a multi-week "secret shopper" study to determine the overall patron experience with local shops and restaurants. The study took place right in the busy season of June...
5:04 am on Wednesday September 7, 2011

Two new webcams to be installed along Ocean Boulevard

Flickr user marada By the end of this month two new cameras near the boulevard will be broadcasting live on the world wide web, with hope of helping to promote tourism. The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation will be installing two...
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