Vendors ask Muskegon Main Street if they can sell in downtown area

Private on-street vendors hawking everything from hot dogs to hot pretzels are asking the Muskegon Main Street, a downtown development and promotional organization, about the possibility of setting up shop in selected areas of downtown Muskegon, according to Muskegon Main Street Manager Dan Rinsema-Sybenga. The request likely will find its way before the Muskegon City Commission that would be asked to consider introducing a street vending ordinance.

According to excerpts from the story:

"The vendors create a lively atmosphere," Rinsema-Sybenga said. "It improves the pedestrian experience and provides an interesting focus on the street."

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