Celebrate Mother’s Day Downtown

Mother's Day

Looking to treat Mom to something special this weekend?  Downtown businesses have specials that are sure to please…even Mom.

Check out our favorites (specials are for Sunday, May 10 only unless otherwise indicated):

EATS & DRINKS

CuveeMother’s Day brunch from 10am – 4pm.  Try Lavender French Toast, Fried Chicken and pancakes, or Loco Moco.  $5 Mimosa’s and Bloody Mary’s, and $3 Draft Beer. 6 East Aspen @ Heritage Square, 928-214-9463 for reservations.

Majerle’s - 30% off for all mom’s, plus $4 Bloody Mary’s and $3 Mimosa’s. 102 W. Route 66, 928-744-6463.

PastoMother’s Day brunch with tasty offerings like Smoked Salmon Quiche, Eggs Florentine and Truffled Egg.  $5 cocktails, including Bloody Mary, Mimosa, Irish Coffee, Moscow Mule and Blood Orange Margarita. 19 E. Aspen, 928-779-1937 for reservations.

Sweet ShoppeHuge selection of fresh chocolate dipped strawberries. 15 E. Aspen, 928-255-4919.

The Toasted Owl - Mother’s Day brunch, 121 E. Birch Ave., Suite 100, 928-255-4919 for reservations.

Tourist Home - $2.50 chocolate covered strawberries, $8 Mimosa’s, 52 S. San Francisco St., 928-779-2811.

GIFT IDEAS

Aspen Sports20% off all women’s clothing and women’s footwear. 15 N. San Francisco, 928-255-4919.

Fizzy Bella Bath BoutiqueEgle Rucci will be outside Fizzy Bella handing out Carnations to the first 50 moms, and kids can build a FREE craft for mom!  (Saturday, May 9 from noon – 4pm while supplies last). 113 E. Birch, 928-255-4919.

Mountain SportsHalf Price ‘Wag More Bark Less Mug.’  Mom’s can choose from a wonderful selection of mugs! 24 N. San Francisco, 928-226-2885.

Peace Surplus15% of ALL clothing, 60% off select items.  (Friday, May 8 – Sunday, May 10).  14 W. Route 66, 928-779-4521.

 

Downtown Business Passport

Downtown Passport Logo

Get ready to sip, taste and shop Downtown Flagstaff this Saturday!  Grab your walking shoes for a self-guided tour visiting over 30 businesses offering treats, discounts and special offers.  The specials below are good all day Saturday, April 18 – so plan your course now and discover what Downtown businesses are offering.

Stop by the DBA / Local First table at the Earth Day event taking place at Heritage Square from 9am – 4pm and pick up your passport.  For each purchase, you will receive a sticker.  Earn 7 or more stickers and you will be entered to win gift certificates to Downtown businesses or passes to an upcoming show at the Orpheum Theater.  Anyone can participate!!

Participating Businesses 

A’scentual Beauty Boutique - $5 for a 10 minute pressure point cranial massage with aroma therapy (12 E. Route 66)

Animas Trading Company - $3.99 buy one friendship bracelet, get one free (8 E. Route 66)

Aspen Sports$10 – 27 oz Klean Kanteen sports cup, silver (reg price $20) (15 N. San Francisco St.)

Babbitt’s Backcountry Outfitters$5 card and lip balm; $10 – water bottle + scratch labs drink mix; all other bottles 15% off (12 E. Aspen)

Bigfoot BBQ$5 slider sampler: one each pulled pork, chicken and beef brisket (120 N. Leroux, basement)

Collins Irish Pub & GrillFREE mini nachos with the purchase of any two beverages at regular price (2 N. Leroux)

Cuvee 928 – 10am – 2pm – $5 breakfast burritos; 2pm – 6pm – buy 2 signature cocktails at happy hour prices and get a FREE happy hour appetizer (6 E. Aspen)

Dark Sky Candle Company$1.99 votive candles; 25% off dipping candles (21 E. Aspen)

Downtown Diner$5 hot dog and fountain drink (7 E. Aspen)

Fizzy Bella Bath BoutiqueFREE lip balm with $5 purchase (113 E. Birch)

Flag Buzz$5 for a 12 oz. honey almond latte and pastry (107 N. San Francisco)

Flagstaff Coffee Company$5 stuffed croissant & 12 oz. coffee; $5 burrito & 12 oz. coffee (22 E. Route 66)

Flagstaff Soap10% off any soap with the color green; “Planet Earth” soaps available (21 N. San Francisco)

Flagstaff Sports Exchange$5 off Maxx HD sunglasses; $5 of in-store trade credit on over 50% of store owned items; FREE Flagstaff Sports Exchange sticker (19 W. Aspen)

Gallyvant - $5 sample pack including all-natural black soap, pure shea butter & incense (12 E. Route 66, Suite 103)

Hops on Birch$9 for a flight of any 3 beers; happy  hour pricing (22 E. Birch, Suite 2)

Il Rosso Italiane$8 french fries w/red gravy + 12 oz. beer (105 N. Beaver)

Incahoots Vintage Clothing - 20% off vintage and used items (9 E. Aspen)

Late for the Train$5.25 for a 12 oz. Mother Earth Mocha (22 E. Birch)

MIXBuy one, get one FREE coffee bar drinks (120 N. Leroux)

MonsoonFREE California roll with the purchase of any two beverages at regular price (6 E. Aspen, Suite 100)

Mountain Oasis International Restaurant$7 – Italian sub + soda (11 E. Aspen)

Mountain Sports - FREE pair of Patagonia merino wool socks…all you have to do is “Voice Your Choice” and cast a vote for your favorite local participating environmental and conservation organization to compete for a $5,000 One Percent for the Planet grant.  No purchase necessary.  Limit one pair per customer. (24 N. San Francisco)

Northern View Artist Studios - $5 printed cards from Aspen Lofts Artists (7 E. Aspen, 2nd Floor)

Peace Surplus15% off all Peace Surplus logo Nalgenes (14 W. Route 66)

Rainbows End20% off one item (not including consignment or sale items) (12 E. Route 66)

Rendezvous$10 for a “MothaLova” cocktail (100 N. San Francisco)

Shoes & Such20% off catwalk vegan handbags; 20% off Bungalow360 handbags made of natural canvas and water-based inks (17 E. Aspen)

Steep Fine Tea - Buy one Earth Day Special tea, get one half-off (1 E. Aspen)

The Golden Hive - FREE small beehive candle when you spend more than $15 (8 W. Route 66)

The State Bar$4 beer specials; $6 wine specials (10 E. Route 66)

The Sweet Shoppe$4 for a medium gelato, plus an extra stamp on card (15 E. Aspen)

The Toasted Owl - $5 for 1 sweet pastry, 1 savory pastry and a side salad (121 Birch Ave, Suite 100)

Vino Loco Wine Shop & Bar$5 red and white wine specials; 3 – 6pm happy hour with $1 off all offerings; 1/2 off corkage fee (122 E. Birch, Suite 1)

New Executive Director

The FDBA is happy to announce the hiring of Terry Madeksza as our new (and first!) Executive Director. Terry’s entire career has been devoted to downtown management. Most recently, Terry served as the Vice President for Downtown Phoenix Partnership where she worked for 17 years. In that role, she was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the core downtown area, including oversight of key programs and budget responsibilities for their highly successful Downtown Ambassadors program, streetscape management, parking and transportation coordination, public safety and event coordination.

Prior to her time in Phoenix, Terry worked for the Downtown St. Louis Partnership. She began her career in downtown management and advocacy working at the International Downtown Association. The International Downtown Association (IDA) is the professional association for downtown development practitioners, and a forum to connect with peers that share best-practices. As a member of IDA, Terry presents at conferences and participates as a “Brain Trust” member.

We are very excited to have Terry on board and look forward to her start in early February.

Executive Director Candidates Meet & Greet

The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance will be hosting the two final candidates for the position of Downtown Executive Director on Tuesday 12/2 for two public “meet & greet” meetings.

Our national, statewide and local search resulted in over a dozen applications that were narrowed down to 5 in person and/or skype interviews, the results of which are the two finalists that will be here on Tuesday 12/2.

The “meet & greets” will take place at the Hotel Weatherford on Tuesday 12/2 from 8:00am-9:00am and again from 5:00pm-6:30pm.

All downtown stakeholders are invited to attend either or both meetings to meet the candidates and provide feedback.

Executive Director Search

The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance (FDBA) is currently searching for an Executive Director to provide creative leadership, vision and management to support economic growth and vibrancy of historic downtown, advance FDBA’s ongoing initiatives and pursue new opportunities.

Experience in successful downtown management, economic development, budgeting and finance, advocacy, collaboration with diverse stakeholders, parking solutions, and organizational management desired.

Outstanding written and interpersonal communication skills required.
Please see click here for complete job description and application process.

Applications close October 20.

History

Throughout the 1980’s, downtown Flagstaff was a blighted district with little economic vitality or community excitement.  In the early 1990’s downtown stakeholders came together to begin a process that would transform our downtown into a thriving and vibrant district.

Main Street Flagstaff Foundation was formed, funded and managed leading to many historic facade renovations and a general sense of business revival.  Shortly thereafter, the City of Flagstaff and private property owners downtown formed a Special Improvement District (SID), with property owner contributions of over $1M, resulting in a sorely needed infrastructure and streetscape facelift.  Upon the dissolution of the Main Street Flagstaff Foundation in early 2000, downtown stakeholders created the membership based Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance (FDBA) to continue stewardship of historic downtown.

Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance

Mission Statement

The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance (FDBA) is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the historic downtown as the heart of our community. We strive to encourage sustainable economic growth while respecting the spirit of our historic past. We represent our members through public and political advocacy with the goal of remaining the number one tourist destination in the City, and a place where locals gather in a clean, safe, and entertaining environment.

A beautiful fall day in Downtown Flagstaff

Looking south on San Francisco Street, Flagstaff, AZ