Downtown Billings Association
If nothing else, next week’s two-day Community Innovations Summit could benefit tens of thousands of people who work or live in Billings by devising better, more coordinated ways to deal with the 14 percent of Billings’ 600-700 homeless people who are considered chronically homeless.
The public is invited to a series of meetings set for next month that will help shape the Billings Parking Strategic Plan.
Answering nearly 80,000 calls for service annually has resulted in a lot of pay in lieu of compensatory time for Billings police officers — and a bit of a headache for their chief, Rich St. John.
Billings’ historic railroad district has become the city’s entertainment center. With the beautifully renovated Northern Pacific depot as its centerpiece, Montana Avenue bustles with restaurants, retail, offices, technology, art galleries, theater and music. Renovated historic buildings on M…
Although heavy rains were predicted in Sunday’s forecast, many runners were able to make it across the finish line of this year’s Purple 5K before the precipitation started.
Despite a cold, blustery day, a large crowd turned out Saturday for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Billings.
Earlier this week, the Downtown Billings Alliance introduced a new batch of parking tokens that commemorate the 20th anniversary of Not In Our Town, Billings' historic stand against hate crimes and intolerance.
Allow me to say I told you so: 2013 was a lucky year for event-goers in Billings. The calendar was packed with concerts, live theater, art and festivals. Top-notch acts and events kept our dance cards full with a variety wider than the Magic City itself.
Four organizations will share $13,000 in grants to improve or continue serving homeless populations in Billings.
Nikki Schaubel of the Center for Children and Families, right, tours the construction of the center’s offices with Joe Stout, director of operations of the Downtown Billings Association, and Mel Barbour, the outreach coordinator of Spare Change for Real Change on Thursday. The center receive…
Nikki Schaubel of the Center for Children and Families, right, tours the construction of the center's offices Thursday. The center received a grant from Spare Change for Real Change along with other local organizations.
A crew from Home Base Renovation works on the offices of the Center For Children and Families on Thursday.
As part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an educational forum dealing with homelessness is scheduled for Friday from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at RiverStone Health.
Rocky Mountain College is in the running to be the host institution for the NAIA Women's Division I Basketball National Championships beginning in March 2015, according to Rocky athletic director Robert Beers.
The Downtown Billings Association, in collaboration with the Billings Family YMCA's Healthy Halloween event, is hosting the 12th Annual Downtown Trick or Treat on Thursday from noon to 5 p.m.
The Downtown Billings Association, in collaboration with the Billings Family YMCA's Healthy Halloween event, is hosting the 12th Annual Downtown Trick or Treat from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.
A trio of parking experts told a Billings audience Tuesday that parking is about a lot more than finding a spot to place a car.
If Billings voters approve a ballot issue this fall, it could pave the way for establishing an independent parking commission in the city, which supporters say would help create a more responsive, dynamic and user-friendly parking system.
Residents gather for the first Yellowstone Valley Farmer’s Market in downtown Billings on Saturday. The market runs every week until the first weekend in October.
Residents pass a flower display from Garden Avenue Greenhouse at the first Yellowstone Valley Farmers' Market in downtown Billings on Saturday. The market runs every week until the first weekend in October.