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The Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival is right around the corner!


The Jonesboro Advertising and Promotion Commission’s Downtown Jonesboro BBQ and Music festival announced plans for their 9th annual event Saturday, September 30th. Scotty McCreery, one of country music’s hottest new stars will headline this year’s event on the Ritter Communications Stage. McCreery won the tenth season of Ameri Read More…

A Big Splash of Color!


New signs, new window coverings, new paint job?! We’ll take that!

Did you know that the Downtown Jonesboro Association has exterior design assistance? The Downtown Jonesboro Association is proud to offer the Downtown Façade Grant to help businesses downtown rejuvenate their exteriors, open NOW! Our Design Consultant will provide no-cost, confidential design assistance, including:

  • Rehabilitation advice for building façade
  • Review of streetscapes, signs, and planning
  • Written recommendations and resources
  • Drawings of façades with material colors Read More…

A View from Above.

Mr and Mrs

George and Janice Stem pose for a quick photo on the rooftop patio of the Wesley.

When a big Downtown staple, Massanelli Cleaner’s closed, a big void was left on Union. The building had been a fixture for the Downtown community since 1947 when the Massanelli family opened the only laundry and dry cleaning service in town. After suffering a fire in 1963 and rebuilding, the family operated the business until late 2005. After changing owners, the business closed in 2015, where it sat empty for almost a  year.
That is, until Hayden Stem took notice.

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