Downtown Conway – Latest News

Markham Street Updates

The first phase of the Markham Street Jump Start Improvement Project is underway. Bookmark this page for road closures and other updates on the project. For up-to-the-minute updates, follow the City of Conway on Twitter at @CityofConway and the #ConwayTraffic and #MarkhamSt hashtags.

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Educational exhibits to have temporary home in downtown Conway

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.

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An Ode to the Toad

Brad Lacy: "Leave it to Conway to find a way to send kids to college, children to preschool, Shakespeare to high schools, and hanging baskets to downtown. The lowly toad does some pretty cool things in a pretty cool town."

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Start-ups, sit-downs, and shop-arounds

With St. Joseph Parish to the south, Hendrix College to the north and a little bit of everything in-between, downtown Conway has a lot to offer its visitors and residents: 400,000 square feet of office space make it a regional ...

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Downtown heads east

Over a 36-month period, 13 out of the 21 properties along Oak Street east of Chestnut Street will have been redeveloped or remodeled to accommodate new tenants.

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