Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Announces Public Events for Urban Design Plan May 1-3

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) will host three public events next month to garner input on an Urban Design Plan for the city. The planning document will provide guidance on future economic development initiatives in downtown Jamestown. Community members are cordially invited to share in the collaborative planning effort […]

Jamestown Public Market Seeking Vendors

Jamestown Public Market Seeking Vendors

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is hosting a pre-season meeting for all current and interested vendors for the 2018 season. Those seeking to offer their locally grown or raised products, artisan crafts, or community organizations interested in highlighting their services are encouraged to attend. Past and current vendors have offered […]

JRC Adds New Public Market Manager

JRC Adds New Public Market Manager

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is proud to announce the hiring of Linnea Carlson as their new Jamestown Public Market Manager. “We are so excited to add Linnea to our team. She brings a fresh perspective and a lot of great new ideas that will take the Jamestown Public Market […]

Doors Open Jamestown Recap

Doors Open Jamestown Recap

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Another successful Doors Open Jamestown brought over 1,000 people downtown on Saturday, January 20. Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) and Jamestown Up Close would like to thank all of the participating attractions, restaurants, retailers, and most importantly the people that came out to support the event. JRC would also like […]

Walk Right In, Step Right Up: Jamestown Opens Up Its Doors

Walk Right In, Step Right Up: Jamestown Opens Up Its Doors

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Doors Open Jamestown Saturday, January 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. turns downtown Jamestown and the whole Greater Jamestown Area into an all-day block party with free admission for everyone, according to Zach Agett, event organizer at the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation. Sixteen local attractions and nearly two dozen of […]

Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced

Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation In an effort to boost local commerce during the 2017 holiday season, Jamestown Up Close encouraged shoppers through the Shop Small, Win Big contest. This year, 67 downtown Jamestown businesses participated. Prizes have been awarded to six lucky shoppers who made purchases at participating stores and restaurants between November […]

JRC Announces 2017 Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest Winners

JRC Announces 2017 Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest Winners

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) has announced the winners of the annual Downtown Jamestown Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest. The contest began in 2015 as a way to encourage business owners in downtown Jamestown to dress up their businesses for the holidays and to increase the curb appeal for visitors […]

Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Scheduled for Friday, December 1

Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Scheduled for Friday, December 1

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is proud to announce that the Winter Games Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, presented by The Resource Center, will feature pre-parade musical entertainment, a traditional tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Sam Teresi, and a fireworks display above the Spring Street parking ramp. Applications to participate […]

Recognition of Jamestown’s Gardens Set for September

Recognition of Jamestown’s Gardens Set for September

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Jamestown’s front yard gardens have been filling neighborhoods with eye-catching textures and colors. To acknowledge the value that these gardens and their caretakers add to the city, the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is continuing the GROW Jamestown Front Yard Garden Recognition Program for a seventh straight year. “The GROW […]

JRC Announces Addition of Two Key Staff Members

JRC Announces Addition of Two Key Staff Members

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced that Lisa Hatch has been hired as Executive Director for the organization and Zachary Agett has been hired as the Marketing and Events Manager. In addition, the organization recently completed its relocation to the third floor of the Lynn Building at 301 E […]

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