Erik and Tara Leamon are no strangers to Conway. They have owned The Ride—Conway’s only full-service bicycle shop—for more than 16 years and have been instrumental in building Conway’s cycling community.
On March 21, the Conway Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the #ConwayToGo group on Facebook to quickly communicate local restaurants’ “new” way of doing business during a pandemic. In three weeks, membership had grown to more than 7,000 individuals throughout the region.
Mayor Bart Castleberry has issued two executive orders that suspend certain zoning and ordinance restrictions on Conway’s eating establishments, hotels, and motels. By easing zoning restrictions, Conway citizens have alternative opportunities to purchase food, cleaning supplies, and other items from eating establishments and hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two educational exhibits from the Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, will have a temporary home in downtown Conway. "Science & Art" and "Mystery of the Mayan Medallion" have been featured in some of the top children’s museums around the country. This spring, the exhibits will occupy 5,000 square feet at 1101 Oak Street from Monday, Feb. 18, until Sunday, May 5.
Conway is the place to be for old and new holiday traditions! Mark your calendar for these fun, family-friendly holiday events.
Seven “generation defining” projects will create an exceptional quality of life in Conway over the next five years. The “Conway125” campaign includes public and private projects identified through the 2010 Conway2025 community visioning process.
Mark your calendar for these fun, family-friendly holiday events in downtown Conway.
“Rogers Plaza is the perfect example of public and private partnership,” said Jeff Standridge, chairman of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. “The family donated the property – for which we are very thankful; the city and A&P Commission provided funds for construction; and the Chamber, Conway Downtown Partnership and Conway Development Corporation work together to provide vision and support.”