Posted: January 16, 2013 at 1:20 a.m.

Downtown like a ‘wonderland’ A visit downtown during December brings delight to so many in Siloam Springs. The Christmas lights stretched from building to building across Broadway, and the outline of the From: varied storefronts with Meredith Bergstrom that warm, Executive Director bright glow Main Street Siloam Springs — it’s “like a wonderland,” said one visitor. We posted a picture of downtown lit up at night on our Main Street Siloam Springs Facebook page, and that was one of the 33 comments and 309 likes the picture received — more than triple the highest response on any other single post. Some other comments: “Is this heaven? It is beautiful!”; and “Might as well be Bedford Falls.” We deeply appreciate the city of Siloam Springs’ commitment to making this a good place for its residents, and Main Street Siloam Springs wants to say a special thank you to the Electric Department employees, who ensures every year that our lights turn on, and stay on, in the evenings during the holiday season.

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Opinion, Pages 4 on 01/16/2013