PBDD Masthead 2020

Issue 9 September 2023

Live @ 5: Ricky Wade

Friday, September 1

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Arts & Science Center

Ricky Wade will perform on Friday, August 4th 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

Robert Kimbrough Sr.


Saturday, September 2, 2023

The Port City Blues Society is hosting their monthly Blues Concert on Saturday, July 8th 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.

Saracen Landing Farmer's Market

Saturday Mornings 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


  • Thursday, September 14, 2023
  • 5:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
  • 701 South Main Street Pine Bluff, AR, 71601United States 

Join us as we celebrate the convergence of art, creativity, and community at the ARTx3 Campus Connection Event.

The event will unveil the new concept of the ARTx3 campus, intended to form a connection between The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, The ARTSpace on Main, and ART WORKS on Main, creating a vibrant hub for arts, education, and innovation in the heart of downtown Pine Bluff.

The event will feature drinks, light hors d’oeuvres, and guided tours of the campus. 

The event also includes the opening reception of the exhibition Carly Dahl: Unattainable Forms in the Loft Gallery at The ARTSpace on Main.

Groove City will perform in the Loft Gallery throughout the evening.

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

3rd Generation Chef 501 Main Simmons Bank mezzanine 870.541.1134

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



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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