May 14 Downtown News

4th Downtowners Art & Wine Walk June 25

The Downtowners Art & Wine Walk for 2015 will be held the evening of Thursday, June 25.  Over 20 locations in Downtown Bismarck will host an artist or musician, provide a unique wine sample and appetizer, and of course offer a showcase of their business.  This has been one of the fastest growing events Downtown, selling out tickets the last two years. Ticket sales start June 2 and will be available online at the Downtowners website. Applications for artists are now being accepted online through May 29. There is no cost for artists who display and are able to sell their works and interact with attendees.  Artists are encouraged to apply!
Artist Application:

Association News

Welcome New Members of the Downtowners Association: 

Exposure Boutique & Studio E
208 E Broadway Ave
A unique little boutique & portrait studio in the heart of downtown Bismarck, ND. Men’s and women’s clothing, footwear, and gift items.

Expressway Inn
200 E Bismarck Expressway
Free local calls, In-room coffee, Free H. S. Wireless Internet Access, all rooms come equipped with fridge, microwave, hairdryer, iron & board, Outdoor pool & Shelter, 40 Person Indoor Swimmers Spa & Exercise room, Boardroom Suites for small meetings, courtesy airport & hospital shuttle, Guest washer & dryer, Winter car plug-ins, Free cable TV. Children 16 & under stay free when staying in parents room.

Member Seeds of Hope store has re-opened, after 3 weeks of being closed regarding repair issues.  Seeds of Hope has a special grand spring re-opening sale. Seeds of Hope is open Mon-Sat and hours are 9:30am-5:00pm.

Member Bis-Man Transit is going to make it a lot easier for students that need get around this summer. Capital Area Transit (CAT) will be selling passes to students for unlimited rides throughout the summer at a reduced rate. Student Summer Passes provide K-12 and college students, beginning after the Memorial Day holiday and concluding at Labor Day. The pass costs $20 and is available for purchase from CAT drivers, as well as the CAT administrative office at the Bis-Man Transit. For more information or questions about the passes, please call the CAT administrative office at 323-9228. For route information on the go, download the free RouteShout app.

Downtown News

The Renaissance Zone Authority approved several applications at their April 30 meeting.  The Barbers Wife, a small barber shop, was approved as a Renaissance Zone project at 116 N 5th St.  Two condos in the Broadway Centre building were also approved, and a technical assistance grant for facade work at 307 N 4th Street.  All four projects were approved at the Bismarck City Commission meeting on May 12.

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Upcoming Events
Exhibit Dates: May 5-22
Bismarck Art & Galleries Association
Bis-Man Symphony Presents:
Jae & Jazz
May 16
May 16
Bismarck Art & Galleries Association
Northern Plains Dance:
Beauty and the Beast 
May 16-17
Belle Mehus Auditorium
May 19
Bismarck Event Center
May 25
Bismarck Art & Galleries Association