"Cover Story" piece on Bangor, which will host the National Folk Festival for th
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"Cover Story" piece on Bangor, which will host the National Folk Festival for the next three years. The festival will celebrate, via a mixture of music, food and art, a vast array of American roots. City officials see the festival as a key piece of an emerging effort to redevelop the Penobscot riverfront into a community center of shops, hotels, parks and restaurants. Rodney McKay, the city's director of economic development, said officials plan to use a $2 million grant and $5.7 million in loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as $1.5 million in other federal money, to help build up the infrastructure along the riverfront. With a brief history of Bangor, and details of how the festival could affect the city's future.
Bangor, Festivals, National Folk Festival, Waterfront
Barker, Chris, ""Cover Story" piece on Bangor, which will host the National Folk Festival for th" (2001). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 5668.