PBDD Masthead 2020

Issue 11 November 2023

Remember to Mark your Calendar

Pop Up in the Bluff Event

Saturday, October 28, 2023

11:00 - 3:00

2nd Avenue from Main to Walnut Streets

Downtown Pine Bluff




11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Pop Up in the Bluff Event. There will be retail vendors, food trucks, children's activities, local artists and great musical entertainment. Event begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28th until 3:00 p.m. We will be located on 2nd Avenue between Main and Walnut Streets in downtown Pine Bluff. Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled Saturday.

Kids, wear your Halloween costume. There will be a costume contest for children 12 and under. Prizes will be awarded for Best Costume, Most Creative, Funniest and Scariest costumes. Judging will take place at 1:00 p.m. on the stage.

In the event of rain, we will move the vendors into the Donald W. Reynolds building and the food trucks will be moved up to the parking lot. Make the most of a Saturday, regardless of the weather. Thank you the United Way of Southeast Arkansas for the use of the facilities -- rain or shine!

Pop Up in the Bluff Sponsors

Thank you to all our wonderful Sponsors. Without you we would not be able to host this event. Our Appreciation goes out to:

Pop Up in the Bluff

Vendor Locations

Participating Vendors


Registration is now underway for the Jefferson Regional Pink Out 5K color run, coming up Saturday, October 28, 2023.

All ages are welcome to participate in the race, which will begin at 40th and Mulberry Streets at 8:00 am on the 28th. There will be refreshments on site, and a number of vendors will be in attendance. Winners will be recognized in several categories, including one overall male winner and one overall female winner.

Registration is $40 for runners 16 and older and includes a Pink Out 5K T-shirt. Registration is $20 for ages 6 to 15 years old, including a T-Shirt, and children five and under can take part for free (no T-shirt or medals awarded).

Proceeds from the Pink Out 5K will benefit the Jefferson Regional Breast Center. For more information or to sign up, contact the Pine Bluff Wellness Center, 1301 West 40th in Pine Bluff at 870-541-7890.

Live @ 5: Darnell Cann-Ward

Friday, November 3, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Arts & Science Center

Neighbors will perform on Friday, November 3rd at 5:00 p.m. in the Bellamy Theater. Guest must be 21 or older. $5 for ASC members and $10 for nonmembers. Admission includes beer, wine and nonalcoholic beverages. Sponsored by MK Distributors.

Blues by Budweiser featuring

Chad Marshall Band

Saturday, November 4 2023

The Port City Blues Society is hosting their monthly Blues Concert on Saturday, October 7th at RJ's Grill & Bar - 128 S. Main Street. Doors open at 7 p.m with music beginning at 8 p.m. No charge for Port City Blues members. $5 for nonmembers. Memberships available at the door. Sponsored by MK Distributors.

Downtown Pine Bluff offers

several choices for lunch, dinner and desserts

Indigo Blue Coffee House (left)

Unique Cakes by Miss Margaret (lower left) - Country Chic Chocolate Company (upper right) RJ's Sports Grill & Bar (lower right)

Also, Lucky's Cafe - Rich's Hamburgers - Colonial Steakhouse - 3rd Generation Chef and Subway Sandwiches

Shop Locally
Support Pine Bluff
Restaurants and Businesses


Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library: www.pineblufflibrary.org 870.534.4802 Sixth Avenue and Main Street

PBJC Historical Museum:
www.pbjchistory.org Thurs. & Fri.
201 East 4th Avenue

Arkansas Railroad Museum: Open Thursday - Saturday 10:00 - 2:00. www.ArkansasRailroadMuseum.org
870.535.8819 1700 Port Road

The Arts & Science Center: Open Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 10:00 - 4:00. www.asc701.org 870.536.3375
701 South Main Street

Pine Bluff Art League: Paintings by local artist are on display in the atrium and hallways of the Donald W. Reynolds Building located at 211 W. 3rd Avenue. The Art League meets the first Sunday of each month. Visitors are welcome.

Carl A. Redus Jr. Aquatic Center: 400 E. 11th Ave. Mon.- Fri. 6am- 7pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, 870.850.7620 www.cityofpinebluff.com/aquatics
Swim-Play-Exercise Fun for all.

Delta Rivers Nature Center: 1400 Black Dog Road. Tues. - Sat. 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 870.534.0011. Arkansas Game & Fish website. Closed Sunday & Monday

In addition to each facilities' website, check out the Pine Bluff section of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.




Indigo Blue Coffeehouse 212 W. Barraque Street Now serving wine & beer


Miss Margaret's Unique Cakes 214 W. Barraque Street


Lucky's Café 310 E. 5th Avenue


RJ's Sports Grill 128 Main Street


Rich's Burgers 102 N. Walnut Street 870.536.6950

Country Chic Chocolate Company 1522 S. Main 501.590.1216

Subway 1620 S. Main


Underwater Seafood 1400 S. Main

870.534.2722 Closes 8pm W & Th, 9pm Fri. & Sat


RJ's Sports Grill & Bar 128 Main Street

870.850.7887 Port City Blues Society & Open Mic night on Wednesdays beginning at 8:00 p.m. Blues Concert the first Saturday of each month. Smoke Free

Colonial Steak House 111 W. 8th


The Avenue on Main 201 S. Main

870.441.1962 Wednesday Evenings & Weekends


Southeast Engravers 208 W. Barraque 870.536.3347

Awards, trophies, plaques, signs, banners, glass and jewelry engraving

United Way of Southeast Arkansas 211 W. 3rd, #135 870.534.2153

D Virtuous Divas' Boutique 102 S. Main 870.674.7666

Burts Food Court & Events Center 209 S. Main 870.568.6382 (Contact Jan)

Kelly & Stone CPA 220 S. Main 870.534.8104

Pop's Barbershop 301 S. Main 870.536.7677

The Generator 435 S. Main 870.663.0200

Simmons Bank 501 Main Street 870.541.1000

Shoe Express 502 S. Main 870.535.8454 Monday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00

New shoes & boots, men's clothing, hats and shoe repair

The Alliance 510 Main Street 870.535.0110

FBT Bank & Mortgage 716-B S. Main 870.201.3044 Neighborhood Loan Office

Pine Bluff Title Company 728 S. Main 870.536.4943

AgHeritage Farm Credit Services 800 S. Main 870.628.4218

Impressive Styles Beauty and Barber Salon 902 S. Main 870.535.0902

Elite Cutz Barbershop 904 S. Main 870.535.0902

Smith Barber Institution 1218 S. Main 870.626.4556

Rhodes Auto Brokers 1401 S. Main 870.536.2275

Nic Nacs Bargains 1415 S. Main 870.663.0970

Man Cave Cigars 1520 S. Main 870.663.0955 Closed Tuesdays

Country Chic Chocolate Company 1522 S. Main 501.590.1216 Open: 11 - 2

Newcomer Services & Maynard Insurance 210 Walnut 870.413.0646

Pine Bluff Downtown Development, Inc.
If we can be of assistance or provide information, we are here for you. Give us a call at 870.536.8742 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

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