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Downtown Billings Alliance seeks suggestions on next projects

Downtown Billings Alliance seeks suggestions on next projects

Calling himself “real big on benchmarks,” Greg Krueger of the Downtown Billings Alliance is looking for some suggestions to guide where the organization he serves hopes to go over the next decade.

August 27, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
'It's a problem': Meeting aims at addressing public intoxication, transience

'It's a problem': Meeting aims at addressing public intoxication, transience

A married couple who are considering closing their antique business of 30-plus years because they’re tired of dealing with belligerent drunks. A businessman whose clients feel unsafe coming to his downtown office. Transients who came to Billings specifically to “party” for a week or two. 

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Billings' growth, mild temps heighten downtown concerns

Billings' growth, mild temps heighten downtown concerns

It’s not illegal to be homeless in Montana, nor to panhandle in Billings or quaff an adult beverage, in the right location.

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New parking tokens

New parking tokens

New parking tokens distributed by the Downtown Billings Alliance commemorate the 20th anniversary of Not In Our Town.

February 26, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…
Lisa Harmon holds new parking tokens

Lisa Harmon holds new parking tokens

Downtown Billings Alliance executive director Lisa Harmon holds some of the new parking tokens created to honor the 20th anniversary of Not in Our Town.

February 26, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…
Not In Our Town

Not In Our Town

New parking tokens distributed by the Downtown Billings Alliance commemorate the 20th anniversary of Not In Our Town.

February 26, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Downtown Countdown takes party to streets in style

Downtown Billings turned into Times Square under the Rimrocks for a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebration. Music, dancing, food and outdoor heaters kept the party going until an estimated 5,000 people gathered to watch a glittering New Year’s ball drop from Skypoint to greet the new year.

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New Year's party to drop ball on downtown Billings

New Year's party to drop ball on downtown Billings

Taking a cue from some of the most iconic New Year's Eve celebrations around the world, Billings will for the first time have its very own, open-to-all, live-televised ball drop ceremony to ring in the new year.

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Downtown Billings signal boxes showcase art

Downtown Billings signal boxes showcase art

Two downtown Billings signal boxes got face-lifts this week with artwork by area artists.

October 15, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…
New Billings public art project seeks entries

New Billings public art project seeks entries

The Downtown Billings Alliance and the Public Art Committee have launched a campaign to foster public art in Billings.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Purple 5k to raise money to fight homelessness

The fourth annual Purple 5k Race, which raises money to spread awareness of and prevent homelessness, is set for March 30.

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Businessman lands state preservation award for Montana Avenue transformation

Businessman lands state preservation award for Montana Avenue transformation

When Mike Schaer moved his small Computers Unlimited staff to Montana Avenue in 1983, derelicts and prostitutes ranged free and hundreds of pigeons made homes in the roofless historic buildings. Some of Schaer’s friends thought he was, well, a bit daft.

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Local officials tout Billings as 'energy hub'

There was energy in the air Friday afternoon during the third annual Billings Community Leadership meeting.

July 13, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

Downtown still safe, business group says

Although police logged more than 700 more calls for service downtown last year than they did five years ago, officials said Thursday that the area is safer now than in years past.

May 24, 2012 2:03 pmLoading…

Games to provide $1 million boost to Billings economy

When the 1,000 athletes and as many as 1,500 family members, friends and coaches flood into Billings for the 2010 Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games this month, they won't just bring along their competitive spirit.

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Conference looks at solutions and funding sources of coal trains impacts in Billings

Finding ways to get vehicle traffic around up to 40 more coal trains a day downtown and paying for those solutions was the topic at the second day of a Billings conference on the impact of coal-train traffic downtown.

March 10, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Downtown Billings Association, YMCA plan family-friendly Halloween celebration

The Downtown Billings Association and the YMCA are pairing up for family-friendly Halloween fun on Monday from noon to 5 p.m.

October 28, 2011 1:29 pmLoading…
Celebration to welcome home Big Sky All-Stars

Celebration to welcome home Big Sky All-Stars

The community is invited to come out and support the Big Sky All-Stars during a celebration Saturday that includes a motorcade and a program at Dehler Park.

August 30, 2011 11:45 pm Related Loading…

Downtown Billings Alliance

Steve Wahrlich, 3-Year Term

May 22, 2011 12:00 am

Bike, walk, bus transportation encouraged for this week

Bike/Walk/Bus Week is under way in Billings and continues through Saturday with many events planned.

May 16, 2011 7:11 pmLoading…

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