Tagged: downtown little rock partnership

Alley Parties Coming to Downtown Little Rock

by Jess Ardrey 4/14/2017 8:37 am

This new lineup of events may give you a view of the city you haven't seen before.

Diamond Lewis Joins Culturally Connected Communications (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Diamond Lewis has been hired as public relations and accounts manager at Culturally Connected Communications in Little Rock.

Little Rock's Metrocentre Mall District Begins Dissolution Process

by George Waldon 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Property owners in downtown Little Rock’s Metrocentre Improvement District No. 1 are finally getting a break from decades of shouldering $12.5 million of debt.

Blind Ambition: Gabe Holstrom of Downtown Little Rock Partnership

by Greenhead Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Gabe Holstrom of Downtown Little Rock Partnership weighs in with his favorite moments hunting ducks.

Meet the East Village

by Jess Ardrey 3/11/2016 9:30 am

The area east of downtown received a new name at the 32nd Downtown Little Rock Partnership Annual Meeting: the East Village. Check it out for yourself.

Vote for Public Transit (Jimmy Moses Commentary)

by Jimmy Moses 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Recently, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce and several community leaders have endorsed the quarter-cent sales tax to fund public transit on the March 1 Pulaski County ballot.

Mayor Mark Stodola Looks to Keep Main Street Makeover Moving

by George Waldon 9/14/2015 12:00 am

A mix of retail and of-fice buildings that decades ago were part of the city’s historic commercial core have combined with new construction to recast a string of properties. A foundation of restaurants, apartments and the performing arts will be joined by a high-rise hotel redevelopment and the Little Rock Tech Park.

Creative Corridor Unveils Winning Artwork on Main Street

by Jess Ardrey 8/30/2015 9:31 am

As part of a contest in which more than 30 artists submitted work for consideration, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership revealed three giant banners installed on the west side of the parking garage at 2nd and Main, making Main Street all the more awesome.

Some Hiccups, But Development Continues Along Main Street in Little Rock

by Alexis Crowe 8/4/2015 3:26 pm

About $100 million in new development is unfolding along Little Rock’s Main Street as developers bet on an influx of jobs and residents, according to an estimate by Moses Tucker Real Estate of Little Rock.

Creative Corridor Mural

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

The City of Little Rock in conjunction with the Downtown Little Rock Partnership held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of Matt McLeod’s koi mural at Sixth and Main Streets. The large-scale mural captures the spirit of the Creative Corridor.

MacArthur Park in Planning Stages for New Accessible Playground

by Blair Neel 4/30/2015 10:45 am

A new, universally-accessible, free playground is in the works for MacArthur Park, and will be the first of its kind in the heart of the Little Rock! The imaginative concept incorporates geographic features of Arkansas and will be designed to accommodate a variety of special needs--from individuals in wheelchairs to those with autism spectrum disorders.

DLRP Meeting & Luncheon

by Staff 4/30/2015 12:00 am

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership annual meeting was held at the Statehouse Convention Center. Guests enjoyed lunch and an update on DLRP projects. The mission of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership is to assist in defining and guiding a vision for the future of downtown.

Downtown Little Rock Partnership Calls on Hutchinson to Issue Anti-Discrimination Order

by Associated Press 4/10/2015 10:49 am

A group representing downtown Little Rock's businesses is calling on Arkansas' governor to issue an order extending workplace anti-discrimination protections to gay and lesbian state employees.

Gabe Holmstrom to Lead Downtown Little Rock Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2015 8:59 am

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership on Friday announced Gabe Holmstrom as its new executive director.

Moses Tucker Real Estate Looks to Next Generation, Plans for Future

by Sean Beherec 1/26/2015 12:00 am

What appears to an outsider as the simple passing of the family business from one generation to the next wasn’t the plan from the beginning.

Downtown Partnership Leader Sharon Priest to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 1:45 pm

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership said Monday that its executive director, Sharon Priest, will retire at the end of January.

Downtown Partnership Luncheon

by Staff 5/1/2014 12:01 am

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership hosted its annual meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center. Celebrating 30 years of the partnership, the luncheon featured keynote speaker Clarence Anthony, who leads the National League of Cities. Entergy Arkansas received the Top of the Rock award.

New Main Street Tenants Excited About Creative Corridor Possibilities

by Lee Hogan 3/19/2014 10:30 am

As project after project sprouts up on Main Street in the proposed creative corridor, the excitement grows for what could be of the area.

5 Things Coming to the Creative Corridor on Main Street

by Lee Hogan 3/18/2014 7:55 am

The creative corridor project on Main Street is in full swing. The four-block area on Main Street between Third and Seventh streets, is expected to bring the arts, culture, retail and jobs together in a work-live environment downtown.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Toast & Roast

by Staff 10/1/2013 12:01 am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas (BBBSCA) hosted the 39th annual Toast & Roast at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Little Rock. The event — which honored Executive Director of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership Sharon Priest — consisted of a reception and silent auction followed by dinner, a live auction and the program. This year marked a milestone, as it was the first time in the event’s history in which a woman was selected as the honoree. Antwan Davis and Michael Irvin served as event co-chairs. Proceeds from this event allow BBBSCA to continue their mission of providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The BBBSCA has been putting on the Toast & Roast since 1975 and has raised more than $1.2 million for youth programs over the years.