Make a day of sampling local craft breweries, explore diverse flavors from innovative chefs, or spend an afternoon browsing boutiques for one-of-a-kind clothing, gifts and collectibles. With over 500,000 square feet of total retail space in the city’s most historic business district—the possibilities to launch entrepreneurial ideas and startups in an already thriving environment are endless. Almost a half a million shoppers are within twenty minutes of the core, ready to experience Downtown and discover colorful bars, shops, restaurants and venues for cocktails, dinner, and live music. This base stimulated over $173 million in retail sales in 2016, generating an important economic and employment base for the district. 2 1 S H O P SHOP