Nov 9 Downtown Bismarck News

Partnership Launch on November 14!

The Downtowners will be launching  the 2018 Downtown Partnership Program at our State of Downtown 2017 Event next week Nov 14! Join us as we unveil this exciting new program that will  enhance Downtown Bismarck and our community. State of the Downtown will also highlight downtown projects and initiatives, successes of the past year, upcoming news, and a first look at our 2018 Downtown Partnership program. A portion of the program will be honoring  members with the Volunteer of the Year and the June & Jim Thompson Downtown Leadership Awards. The full State of the Downtown program runs (8am-9:15am). State of the Downtown is free for our Downtown Business Association of Bismarck members, and $15 for non-members. Networking breakfast will start at 7:30am. Come join the fun and learn more about our ever-growing Downtown! Register here!

Association News

Welcome New Members! 
Dakota Capital Life Insurance Company
Dakota Capital Life is a North Dakota Life Insurance Company with a full suite of products to meet the needs of ND families and businesses. Located in the Tuscany Square building.

The Rejuvenation Place
The Rejuvenation Place specializes in making customers feel like Hollywood celebrities. Providing a wide variety of products and services, that go above and beyond expectations to give you the look you really want. From skin care and makeup line to Botox and facial treatments. Located in the Broadway Tower.

Other member news…

Member The Capital Gallery is celebrating their First Anniversary Party the week of November 13, with an open house on Saturday, November 18. Currently featured in the gallery is Bismarck artist Jessica Wachter and her #NoWords solo exhibition. Saturday’s open house will feature treats, refreshments, and a “Meet & Greet” with artist Jessica Wachter, beginning at 1 p.m.

Member MSA United Way will celebrate LIVE UNITED DAY on Thursday, November 9. Wear a United Way t-shirt (Live United, Day of Caring, etc.) on November 9 and receive special deals at participating downtown Bismarck businesses! Check MSA United Way Facebook Page to find out the participating businesses and other ways you can celebrate LIVE UNITED DAY.

Holiday Window Decorating contest!-  Each year the Downtowners Association hosts a Member Holiday Window Decorating contest.  To participate, simply submit a good quality photo (JPEG) of your retail or main office window decorated for the holiday season no later than December 18, 2017.  Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place along with the Critic’s Choice Award!  There is no theme this year other than jovial, exciting & engaging designs. To submit your entry, please email Madison with your window photo.’Tis the season!

Patterson Applies for Renaissance
Public Hearing Nov. 9
“The applicant intends to purchase the building and complete a comprehensive rehabilitation of the residential areas of the building, with the intent to continue the use as affordable housing with assistance from the federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency. According to information provided by the applicant the proposed project will include several exterior modifications including: Brick Tuck Pointing and Replacement, Repairs to the Stone Fascia, Stucco Repairs, Replacement Awnings, Repairs to the Tin Fascia, Repairs to Stone Coping, New Historically Correct Windows Throughout, New Historically Correct Store-Front Windows.”
–RZ Application

Kept Opens in Downtown Bismarck
A new boutique from the owners of Lot 2029 opened in Downtown Bismarck on November 4.  Kept is at 216 N. 4th Street, and Modern Farmhouse will soon open in the rear portion of the store.  Congratulations! 

Event Calendar

Nov 10
Ladies Stag Night Out 
Downtown Bismarck

Nov 10
DIY Pom Pom Garland Bar

Nov 10-11
Stand-up Comedy with Will Spottedbear
Dakota Stage Ltd.

Nov 11
Free Pint for Veterans 
The Blarney Stone Pub

Nov 11
The Magic of Motown
Bismarck Event Center

Nov 16
Startup Drinks-Hosted by Start Bismarck 
Pinch & Pour

Nov 16
Holiday Food and Wine Experience
Bismarck Event Center

Nov 17
Movie Night
Dakota Stage Ltd.

Nov 17
8th Annual Bismarck Christmas One Art & Craft Fair
Bismarck Event Center

Nov 17
Einstein on Wine
Bismarck State College

Nov 17-18
BMSO Presents: Codas & Carols
Belle Mehus Auditorium

Nov 21
ELF the Musical 
Bismarck Event Center

Nov 22
Hairball with Ron Keel Band
Bismarck Event Center

Nov 25
Small Business Saturday 
Downtown Bismarck