Entertainment district proposal brought before Harrison, Ark. city ​​council

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) – Harrison city council is presenting a proposal for an entertainment district at its meeting Thursday. The council initially introduced the idea in 2020. The council defeated the proposal by one vote. Many are showing support to revisit the idea with the departure of city hall from downtown and similar action eminent … Read more

Years-old study sheds light on potential costs for Falls arena project | Local News

The last time officials in Niagara County considered investing tens of millions of dollars in public funds to build an arena in downtown Niagara Falls, county lawmakers hired a professional consultant with years of experience to determine if the project made sense. That consultant — Minneapolis-based Conventions Sports & Leisure — concluded the timing wasn’t … Read more

UTSA downtown campus erects sculpture donated from collection of prominent artist

SAN ANTONIO – The University of Texas at San Antonio on Friday began the installation of an 18-foot Corton Steel sculpture that was donated by the daughter of a prominent artist. The sculpture titled Drum Rhythm No. 11 was created by American artist and sculptor Fletcher Benton, who lived and worked in San Francisco. Benton, … Read more

Site of former Greenville Memorial Auditorium could help build on entertainment district

For more than 20 years, the site of the former Greenville Memorial Auditorium has been vacant. That could soon change. Last week, the city’s Design Review Board Urban Panel gave initial approval to a mixed-use project for that site. NR Investments in Miami is the developer behind the project, which calls for 300 apartments, 6,700 … Read more

Watch now: Residents rally to save historic Gibson City building | History

GIBSON CITY — A group of residents have taken it upon themselves to revitalize the once-cherished Burwell Building, 107 N. Sangamon Ave., in downtown Gibson City. “A lot of downtowns are dying because they’re not saving their downtown structures and tearing them down,” said Dawn Klintworth, secretary of the Gibson City Restoration Association. “I don’t … Read more

How has Walla Walla celebrated Fourth of July over its long history? | Lifestyles

This year, Walla Walla will celebrate America’s independence with the traditional, family-friendly Fourth of July in the Park celebration. The free, day-long event takes over historic Pioneer Park from 10 am to 5 pm and includes local music, entertainment, arts and crafts, food trucks, as well as local businesses, community service clubs, emergency responders, political … Read more

Tennessee Dept. of Tourism highlights East Tennessee’s best options for summer 2022 | Arts & Entertainment

Summer is heating up with live music, unique festivals and fun ways to cool off and soak up outdoor adventure. Here’s what’s new, trending and sizzling this summer in Tennessee. Here’s a look at some of the events, festivals and attractions in East Tennessee within a short drive of Hawkins County. New Restaurants, Bars, Breweries, … Read more

Winston-Salem Gears & Guitars event announces free music lineup

Gears & Guitars is transforming part of downtown Winston-Salem into a cycling race track and musical stage from Sept. 9 through Sept. 11.Gears & Guitars made a double-whammy of an announcement today: a star-studded music lineup and the news that all the live music this year across the entire weekend will be free, according to … Read more

Entertainment center prepares for grand opening | Business

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Event-filled weekend in Charleston will cause some road closures

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The City of Charleston has several events planned throughout the weekend that will cause closures on multiple streets throughout the city. STAY IN THE KNOW: Sign up for the WOWK 13 News Daily Newsletter To help drivers and event-goers plan ahead for their commutes, city officials have released the following list … Read more