PBDD Masthead 2020
Volume 11 November 2021
The Sgt. Elga Lee Roberts Jefferson County Veterans Services Office was
Dedicated November 10, 2021
Photos courtesy of the Pine Bluff Commercial
Chamber Accepting Applications for Leadership Pine Bluff

The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2022 Leadership Pine Bluff class. The application deadline is Dec. 9, according to the Chamber newsletter. The class is a formal program to identify, inform and motivate emerging leaders for Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. Running January through September, the group meets one day each month to network, develop, and learn more about industries and non-profits in the region. The cost of the program is $575 plus a $35 non-refundable application fee, according to the newsletter. The application is available by emailing ulanda@jeffersoncountyalliance.com.
Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends Now Open
The Pine Bluff Festival Association has opened the Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends in Regional Park. Known as the state's largest drive through of holiday lights, the exhibit has over 120 static and animated displays. Open from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. through December 31st. Admission is free, however, donations are accepted.

Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas is asking the community to be Santa to Senior Citizens. Socks, hats, throws, gloves, and scarves would make wonderful presents. Donations will be accepted through December 17th. Gifts will be wrapped and given out on December 18th. Donation boxes will be set up at all Area Agency on Aging Senior Centers. For more information, contact Lauren Bland 870.543.6337.
Sunday, November 28 6:00 p.m.
Bring the family downtown to the 601 Main Street Plaza for the official lighting of the City's Christmas Tree. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 2 5:30 p.m.
Bring everyone out for this year's Christmas Parade. Come see Christmas Floats and an assortment of music. Plan your designated viewing spot.
Parade Route: Beginning at the Plaza Hotel, the parade will come down East 10th Street to Main, turn right and go down Main Street to 6th Avenue, turn on 6th and go o Convention Center Drive before ending back at the Plaza Hotel.
Friday, December 3
Community Christmas Book Photos and The Enchanted Land of Lights & Legends
Visit Saracen Landing from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for free photos for the Community Christmas Book. Make your next the stop the Enchanted Land of Lights & Legends at Regional Park. The exhibit will be open from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 4
Downtown Christmas Crawl
Burt's Food Court and Events (209 S. Main Street) will host a downtown Christmas Crawl from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Join the fun from morning until evening.

Pop Up in the Bluff has been postponed

Save the New

May 7, 2022

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) The All American (lower right)
Also, Lucky's Cafe - Rich's Hamburgers - RJ's Sports Bar & Grill - Simplee's Off the Grill - Colonial Steakhouse and Subway Sandwiches
Shop Locally
Support Pine Bluff
Restaurants and Businesses

Businesses, public service buildings, museums and restaurants are opening up.
Call ahead to see what protocols are being followed.

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

PBJC Historical Museum:
www.pbjchistory.org 870.541.5402
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.

Pine Bluff Aquatic Center: 400 E. 11th Ave. Mon.- Fri. 6am- 7pm, Sat. 9am-5pm,
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

The All American 209 Main Street

Rich's Burgers 102 N. Walnut Street 870.536.6950

Simplee's Off the Grill 1219 Main Wed. - Fri. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm 870.510.5974

Country Chic Chocolate Company 1522 S. Main 501.590.1216

Subway 1620 S. Main


RJ's Sports Grill 128 Main Street

Colonial Steak House 111 W. 8th

Hot Rods 201 S. Main 870.534.2066
Wed.- Saturday Opens 6:00 pm
Port City Blues Society & Open Mic night on Wednesdays

Southeast Engravers 208 W. Barraque 870.536.3347
Awards, trophies, plaques, signs, banners, glass and jewelry engraving
Uptown Salon & Boutique 204 S. Main 877.715.0393
Massage, hair, nails, pedicures, facials and more - gift boutique
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
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
Man Cave Cigars 1520 S. Main 870.663.0955 Closed Tuesdays
Country Chic Chocolate Company 1522 S. Main 501.590.1216 Open: 11 - 2

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 pbdowntown@sbcglobal.net or ppdd110pine@yahoo.com.