News & Updates

Finding Room for Flexible Retail in Jamestown

Finding Room for Flexible Retail in Jamestown

The Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market represents a type of "flexible" retail space that JRC and others are trying to cultivate in Jamestown---spaces where entrepreneurs can test new products and services in a low-risk, low-overhead environment. You can read more about...

Christmas Parade Winners Announced, Crowd Favorite Voting Now Open

Christmas Parade Winners Announced, Crowd Favorite Voting Now Open

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to announce the winners from Jamestown’s Snowball Express Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration that was held on Friday, December 6 in downtown Jamestown. There were approximately 120 groups who participated,...

What’s your Riverwalk wish list?

What’s your Riverwalk wish list?

Jamestown's Riverwalk has been expanding over the past few years, and plans are in the works to add new paths and amenities to make the city's Chadakoin riverfront a recreational destination for area residents and visitors. Click here to take a brief survey about how...

Grand Marshals and Parade Line Up Details

Grand Marshals and Parade Line Up Details

  Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) will present “Jamestown’s Snowball Express” Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, sponsored by The Resource Center and Lutheran Jamestown this Friday at 6:30pm.  The parade will travel from Monroe Street east on Third...

The Resource Center and Lutheran Jamestown Co-sponsor Parade

The Resource Center and Lutheran Jamestown Co-sponsor Parade

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) has announced that The Resource Center and Lutheran Jamestown will come together as co-sponsors of “Jamestown’s Snowball Express” Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration on December 6. “The Resource Center has been an...

Grand Marshals and Parade Line Up Details

JRC Announces 2013 Christmas Parade Theme

  The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is proud to announce the 2013 Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration theme: “Jamestown’s Snowball Express.” “The event’s planning committee has decided on this universal theme to connect the story of The Polar Express...

Jamestown’s Farmers Market: Planning for the Future

Jamestown’s Farmers Market: Planning for the Future

This year's Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market (Fridays from 10am to 3pm through October) has done very well at its Foundry Alley location next to the Renaissance Center--so well that there's no more room to fit interested vendors. As the 2013 market heads into its...

Upclose Update: Lucy Town Half Marathon Gears Up

Upclose Update: Lucy Town Half Marathon Gears Up

Summer is coming to an end as the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, but that does not mean that there is less activity happening in and around Jamestown. This week's Upclose Update is full of information about great events taking place throughout the fall...

Up Close Update: A Summer of Revitalization

Up Close Update: A Summer of Revitalization

In the last few days there have been a variety of stories in the Post-Journal about revitalization activity in Jamestown. Monday we saw our first Renaissance Reflections penned by our executive director, Peter Lombardi, as well as a story about additional residential...

Up Close Update: Gardens Add Character to Neighborhoods

Up Close Update: Gardens Add Character to Neighborhoods

It's that time of year again where the JRC, with the nomination help of City residents, recognizes the gardens that make Jamestown and its neighborhoods beautiful. In the next couple weeks you will see over 350 signs on display throughout Jamestown. If you nominated a...