News & Updates

Market to Table Fundraising Dinner Coming to Downtown

Market to Table Fundraising Dinner Coming to Downtown

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation and the Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market will hold a Market to Table fundraising event in downtown Jamestown at the end of this month. The event will showcase how locally grown products can be used in the home to create healthy...

JRC Neighborhood Alliance Welcomes PUSH Buffalo

JRC Neighborhood Alliance Welcomes PUSH Buffalo

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Neighborhood Alliance will be hosting a sustainable housing forum later this month to discuss innovative housing and mixed-use programs for the City of Jamestown’s future. Guest speaker of the evening will be Jennifer Kaminsky,...

Jamestown Gardens Recognized in June

Jamestown Gardens Recognized in June

Jamestown’s front yard gardens are springing to life, 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...

Hands On Jamestown Coming Soon!

Hands On Jamestown Coming Soon!

Every year, hundreds of volunteers from all over the greater Jamestown region come together for Hands On Jamestown, a community-wide effort to clean and beautify the streets of Jamestown. During the event, volunteers assist the City of Jamestown Parks Department with...

Downtown Revitalization Program Included In State Budget

Downtown Revitalization Program Included In State Budget

City stakeholders may be one step ahead of their competition when it comes to acquiring $10 million for downtown revitalization. It was announced earlier this week that one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2016 signature proposals to invest $100 million in 10 communities was...

What is Smart Growth?

What is Smart Growth?

"Smart growth" is a phrase that is often used in conjunction with urban economic development strategies, but rarely do we see it defined. Smart growth is more than just a buzz word! The New York State Regional Economic Development Council, the primary funding agency...

A Successful Public/Private Partnership

A Successful Public/Private Partnership

In many cases, or in the case of larger metropolitan areas, the use of public-private partnerships for economic development or redevelopment purposes involves the use of public resources and financing capabilities to promote local economic development. Generally,...

GROW Jamestown Garden Fair Set For 4/2/16

GROW Jamestown Garden Fair Set For 4/2/16

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced that this year’s GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home show, presented by Mike’s Nursery, is coming to downtown Jamestown on April 2 from 11 am to 5 pm. The newly expanded event is free for the community and will be...

Doors Open Jamestown Coming January 16

Doors Open Jamestown Coming January 16

We've announced that this year’s Doors Open Jamestown event is scheduled for Saturday, January 16, from 10 am to 5 pm at varying locations across the city. Doors Open Jamestown features free admission to greater Jamestown area attractions, raffle prizes at each...