The Main Street Beat

WEOL is proud to bring you The Main Street Beat, presented by the Lorain County Visitors Bureau!

Check out each city’s “Main Street” website, along with our local interviews, down below!

Simply click on each Main Street’s logo to visit their respective websites for more details!

Check out our local Main Street Beat locations by clicking on their logo!


August 29th, Main Street Lorain

August 22nd, Main Street Vermilion

August 9th, Main Street Amherst

August 8th, Oberlin Business Partnership

  • Experience Oberlin Saturdays are filled with chances to discover or rediscover Oberlin! On this week’s Main Street Beat, Janet Haar from the Oberlin Business Partnership joined the guys as she talked about Experience Oberlin Saturday, taking place this Saturday from 11am-3pm on Tappan Square! Plus, be a part of the Oberlin Farmers Market, running from 9a-noon!

August 1st, Oberlin Business Partnership

  • This week we return to Oberlin with Oberlin Business Partnership Executive Director Janet Haar! Janet talked about an upcoming OBP event in Lorain titled “INSPIRING WOMEN SERIES”, where you will have the opportunity to network with women who are on their journeys, to be inspired, and to inspire others! It’s from 5:30pm-8pm at the Sunset Terrace in Lorain!

July 25th, Main Street Lorain

July 18th, Main Street Vermilion

  • This week the guys head to Main Street Vermilion where they were joined by Executive Director Kate Repola! Kate talked about “Chalk it Up” and how this year they are including Vermilion’s assisted living facilities as well as middle and high school students. Also, registration opens up soon for their Historic Walking Tour!

July 11th, Main Street Amherst

  • We’re back on the Main Street Beat as this week we head to Main Street Amherst with Executive Director Teresa Gilles! Teresa talked about the continuation and growth of their “Walkin’ on Wednesday” series, and their car show happening over on Church Street! Plus, tomorrow is the launch of their brand new “Kids Explorers Club”, which should be a ton of fun this summer!

July 5th, Oberlin Business Partnership

June 13th, Main Street Vermilion

  • Summer is a great time to be by the water, and no one knows that better than Main Street Vermilion Executive Director and Vermilion native Kate Repola! Kate is still getting her feet under herself as Executive Director, but what a summer she has lined up! One fun event is the annual Driftwood Art Contest, taking place July 8th at Exchange Park! Kate gave us details on the contest, what makes it so fun, and a new addition this year so that even the little kiddos have something to enjoy!

June 7th, Main Street Amherst

May 30th, Oberlin Business Partnership

May 23rd, Main Street Wellington

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