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Flip This Town

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Flip This Town started as a book by downtown revitalization expert Ron Drake, and has now transformed into a movement that is sweeping communities across the country. Join Ron Drake and his partner, Main Street Manager Kristi Trevarrow as they set out to restore the heart of America, one downtown at a time.

Latest Episodes

Downtown Rock Stars Q & A

While on a consultation and keynote presentation in Nebraska, Ron had the opportunity to moderate a panel of downtown rock stars that are making a difference in their communities.

54 MIN3 d ago
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Downtown Rock Stars Q & A

An Unexpected Journey

Since our first episode, we've said that restoration is our story and have proudly shared stories of great things happening in towns across America. This season kicks off with a different story of restoration as Ron shares his personal and unexpected restoration journey with his own battle with cancer.

53 MIN2 w ago
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An Unexpected Journey

Medford, Oklahoma

Meet Medford, Oklahoma, population 996 and the location of Ron's latest 3-Day Community Kickstart Visit. In this podcast, Ron, Kristi and several of Medford's community stakeholders share their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities identified during Ron's visit, and what's next for Medford.

43 MINSEP 4
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Medford, Oklahoma

Expose It!

By popular demand, Ron and Kristi dive into a topic mentioned on many past podcasts - Expose It! By exposing the natural elements of a building, focusing on the simplest of designs, you can discover the most practical form of preservation (and economical too)! Looking for the "Cool Factor" for your project? Then start with this podcast!

35 MINJUL 23
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Expose It!

Main Street Wellington

This week, Ron & Kristi were on the road to visit Main Street Wellington, Ohio, winners of Independent We Stand's America's Main Street Contest. Tune in to listen to Ron & Kristi's ideas and opportunities identified during the visit, plus how this award will positively impact the future of Main Street Wellington.

40 MINJUL 8
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Main Street Wellington

Placemaking: Keeping It Simple

Placemaking doesn't have to mean shipping container parks and splash pads. On the contrary, the most effective placemaking projects are those that keep it simple. In this episode, Ron and Kristi share their experiences and examples of highly impactful placemaking projects that can be done with a small budget and a lot of community creativity.

33 MINJUN 4
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Placemaking: Keeping It Simple

Fairview, Oklahoma

Meet Fairview, Oklahoma - a small town with incredible potential! This week's episode was recorded live from Ron's latest 3-Day Community Kickstart in Fairview. Meet the amazing group that is spearheading their revitalization effort with positivity and enthusiasm, plus all the opportunities Ron discovered during his visit.

35 MINMAY 21
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Fairview, Oklahoma

Independent We Stand

This week, we welcome Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand, an incredible organization that is all about independently owned businesses and downtown organizations across the country reaching out to their communities and educating their neighbors about the many benefits of "buying local". In this episode, we dive into the importance of supporting local businesses and the details for the Top 25 Quarterfinalists in the America's Main Street Contest.

40 MINAPR 30
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Independent We Stand

Bill Fontana

Recorded live at the Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, Ron and Kristi welcome Bill Fontana, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center. Tune in as they explore the incredible things happening in downtowns across Pennsylvania, and Bill's insights on what's next for Main Street.

45 MINAPR 16
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Bill Fontana

Ben Muldrow

Recorded live at the Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, Ron and Kristi welcome national downtown branding expert Ben Muldrow of Arnett Muldrow & Associates. Tune in as they discuss the current state of Main Street communities across the country, as well as challenges and opportunities for the future.

47 MINAPR 2
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Ben Muldrow

Latest Episodes

Downtown Rock Stars Q & A

While on a consultation and keynote presentation in Nebraska, Ron had the opportunity to moderate a panel of downtown rock stars that are making a difference in their communities.

54 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Downtown Rock Stars Q & A

An Unexpected Journey

Since our first episode, we've said that restoration is our story and have proudly shared stories of great things happening in towns across America. This season kicks off with a different story of restoration as Ron shares his personal and unexpected restoration journey with his own battle with cancer.

53 MIN2 w ago
Comments
An Unexpected Journey

Medford, Oklahoma

Meet Medford, Oklahoma, population 996 and the location of Ron's latest 3-Day Community Kickstart Visit. In this podcast, Ron, Kristi and several of Medford's community stakeholders share their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities identified during Ron's visit, and what's next for Medford.

43 MINSEP 4
Comments
Medford, Oklahoma

Expose It!

By popular demand, Ron and Kristi dive into a topic mentioned on many past podcasts - Expose It! By exposing the natural elements of a building, focusing on the simplest of designs, you can discover the most practical form of preservation (and economical too)! Looking for the "Cool Factor" for your project? Then start with this podcast!

35 MINJUL 23
Comments
Expose It!

Main Street Wellington

This week, Ron & Kristi were on the road to visit Main Street Wellington, Ohio, winners of Independent We Stand's America's Main Street Contest. Tune in to listen to Ron & Kristi's ideas and opportunities identified during the visit, plus how this award will positively impact the future of Main Street Wellington.

40 MINJUL 8
Comments
Main Street Wellington

Placemaking: Keeping It Simple

Placemaking doesn't have to mean shipping container parks and splash pads. On the contrary, the most effective placemaking projects are those that keep it simple. In this episode, Ron and Kristi share their experiences and examples of highly impactful placemaking projects that can be done with a small budget and a lot of community creativity.

33 MINJUN 4
Comments
Placemaking: Keeping It Simple

Fairview, Oklahoma

Meet Fairview, Oklahoma - a small town with incredible potential! This week's episode was recorded live from Ron's latest 3-Day Community Kickstart in Fairview. Meet the amazing group that is spearheading their revitalization effort with positivity and enthusiasm, plus all the opportunities Ron discovered during his visit.

35 MINMAY 21
Comments
Fairview, Oklahoma

Independent We Stand

This week, we welcome Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand, an incredible organization that is all about independently owned businesses and downtown organizations across the country reaching out to their communities and educating their neighbors about the many benefits of "buying local". In this episode, we dive into the importance of supporting local businesses and the details for the Top 25 Quarterfinalists in the America's Main Street Contest.

40 MINAPR 30
Comments
Independent We Stand

Bill Fontana

Recorded live at the Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, Ron and Kristi welcome Bill Fontana, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center. Tune in as they explore the incredible things happening in downtowns across Pennsylvania, and Bill's insights on what's next for Main Street.

45 MINAPR 16
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Bill Fontana

Ben Muldrow

Recorded live at the Main Street Now Conference in Seattle, Ron and Kristi welcome national downtown branding expert Ben Muldrow of Arnett Muldrow & Associates. Tune in as they discuss the current state of Main Street communities across the country, as well as challenges and opportunities for the future.

47 MINAPR 2
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Ben Muldrow