The Main Street project, which began in mid-2019, involved $21 million worth of infrastructure updates to about a mile’s worth of Main Street and of Greenville Avenue. (Courtesy Cooksey Strategic Communications)

An event to celebrate improvements to historic downtown Richardson will be held Oct. 23.The Main Street Celebration, which will be hosted in partnership with the city of Richardson and merchants from the Core District, will feature street artists, family-friendly activities and shopping, according to a Sept. 27 news release. Food vendors, located on McKinney Street, will include Del’s Charcoal Hamburgers, Yummy Burgers & BBQ, and Isabelly’s Chocolates & Sweet Treats. A stage will be set up on the lawn between Texas and Interurban streets. Live music, which begins at 2 p.m., will be headlined by Texas native Abraham Alexander, per the release. Read more at Community Impact.