About Middletown Main Street

Downtown Middletown, the heartbeat of our community and the center for town government, is a cultural and entertainment destination that promotes the arts and heritage tourism, in a clean, safe, attractive environment highlighted by well-preserved historic architecture, quality special events and activities and thriving, viable, inviting retail and dining establishments.

Downtown Middletown will be a strong cultural and business district with:

-a clean, safe, well-lighted attractive appearance

-historic architecture that offers visual unity, a quality experience and a sense of place

-a positive image that promotes the downtown district as a creative, vibrant, exciting place to visit, shop, invest and work

-an environment that encourages businesses and cultural arts organizations and groups to partner together to utilize our unique assets: arts, heritage and culture, to increase pedestrian traffic, to create social gatherings, to promote heritage tourism, to generate revenue and to facilitate business retention, expansion and relocation

-activities that will attract and offer entertaining, engaging and memorable experiences to area residents, visitors, shoppers and tourists and inspire return visits

-attractive store fronts occupied and offering a variety of inviting retail and specialty shops and dining opportunities

-attractive second stories occupied and offering a variety of housing and/or retail opportunities

-attractive residences occupied and offering housing and/or a variety of retail opportunities


Executive Director: Nick Manerchia

Board of Directors:

President– Kevin Castora

Vice President– Barry McDonald

Mary Kate Church

Pam Cichocki

Sital Soni

Debbie Wisniewski

Amber Shader

Ryan Heller