Unlike some historic Main Street districts — tucked away off the beaten path, waiting for determined travelers to come take a gander — Eureka Springs’ Main Street district is the star of the show, pulling in over 750,000 tourists every year. It seems almost silly to mention that many of the Victorian-era buildings in Eureka Springs are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: The entire downtown was put on the Register in 1970. Simply put, Eureka Springs is one, glorious Main Street nirvana.
In case you missed it this has been National Small Business Week, and I’ve been celebrating on Twitter. Every day this week I’ve Tweeted ways to celebrate small business — both yours as well as others in your community.
This week is National Small Business Week! While we’re always singing the praises of small-business ownership here at Synergy, we’ll be taking this opportunity to share “50 Ways to Celebrate National Small Business Week” on our Twitter feed every day this week. If you’re not following us on Twitter yet, our handle is @SynergyBizNWA.
How long do we routinely drive through a place before we stop and get to know it? For me, the answer is about eight years. That’s how long I’ve been driving West on Highway 412 – usually on my way to Tulsa – and zipping through one small stretch of Siloam Springs, Arkansas without much more than a glance.