Category: News

Feb 2 Downtown Bismarck News

Join Start Bismarck!  Start Bismarck is looking for volunteers to get involved with 1 Million Cups and other Start Up events. Start Bismarck is a non-profit organization that supports the startup community in Bismarck by promoting startup functions, organizing key events like Start Up Weekend and embracing creativity. Every Wednesday, volunteers for Start Bismarck organize 1 Million Cups at Dakota Stage Theater in… Read more →

Jan 19 Downtown Bismarck News

Bismarck Livability Survey The Bismarck Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Group is asking Bismarck citizens to take their Livability Survey, focusing on future opportunities and quality of life topics in the city. The Livability Survey will gather information and input from citizens to improve the long-term environment of the community. The results of the survey will be discussed at the Bismarck… Read more →

Jan 5 Downtown News

Quiet Rail Zone Implementation  Quiet Rail in downtown Bismarck has taken effect as of Jan 3. Trains will no longer sound the horn at the intersections of third, fifth and 12th street where motorists cross. Extra protection has been added to all three crossings for motorists and pedestrians, which include four-quadrant gates and flashing lights to prevent drivers/pedestrians from driving/walking… Read more →

Dec 22 Downtown Bismarck News

Two-Way Traffic Conversion Study  After a 4-1 vote at the Dec 13 Bismarck City Commission meeting, an in-house study will be conducted to consider converting Broadway Ave into a two-lane road in downtown Bismarck. Returning Chancellor Square to two-way traffic was identified as an essential project in the Downtown Sub-area Study. Broadway Avenue runs east as a one-way from 4th… Read more →

Holiday Window Contest Ballot 2016

Each year the Downtowners host a member Holiday Window Decorating Contest! Members– please view the submissions below by clicking on them (alphabetical order) then scroll down to vote on this year’s submissions below– the winners get prizes for 1st-3rd Place and Critic’s Choice!  Voting ends Dec 23 at 8pm. Vote Below!  (For Downtowners Members Only, Please & Thank You!) Create your… Read more →