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Despite business objections, mayor pushes on with 2-day Walkable Main

It'll be both weekend days, like last year


Last updated 5/13/2021 at 2:16pm

Brian Soergel

Walkable Main Street is back for both weekend days in 2021.

Saturdays will not be saved.

Despite the pleas of numerous downtown Edmonds businesses owners who rallied to "Save Our Saturdays," Mayor Mike Nelson on Monday announced that Walkable Main Street will return this summer on both weekend days, similar to last year's inaugural event.

In a letter to business owners first, then announced in a news release, Nelson said he has decided to return Walkable Main Street to both Saturdays and Sundays. The event closes Main Street to vehicle traffic from Third to Sixth avenues during weekend business hours.

Numerous retail business owners had lobbied Nels...

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Debra Arthur writes:

Huge mistake.


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