Downtown Billings Alliance

Purple 5K for Homeless
The 9th annual Purple 5K raised money on Sunday morning for the Downtown Billings Alliance Spare Change for Real Change program. Q2 reports that runners started at Granview Park near St. Vincent and MSU Billings. The course took runners through Pioneer Park, into downtown Billings and finished at Sk…
One Big Sky Takes Another Turn
Q2 reports the ongoing saga of the One Big Sky Center project has taken another turn. What was once a plan for a $165 million dollar center with a tower has been toned down.
The project, now called One Big Sky District Development, drew some excitement at the First Interstate Bank Operations Center m…
Council Ponders Another One Big Sky Investment
The Gazette reports that the Billings City Council will decide on Monday, March 26th whether to invest $100,000 toward further study that could lead to the One Big Sky Center concept for downtown economic development.
That commitment will get a group of partners, including the Downtown Billings Allia…
One Big Sky Discussed Thursday
Q2 reports the proposed One Big Sky Center project in downtown Billings has supporters, but it also faces a lot of funding questions, as evidenced by citizens at a public meeting on Thursday night.
Those involved in studying the project say to get to the second phase, they need $675,000...
New Downtown Strategic Plan
Last Best News reports that the new Downtown Strategic Plan will be made public next Tuesday at 8 a.m. in the Royal Johnson Community Room of the Billings Public Library. It’s the product of a year’s worth of work by Billings residents and the consulting firm of Thoma…
Parade Candy
The DBA in Billings wants stricter enforcement of the no candy for kids law at our parades. I think that's ridiculous. Candy at parades is about as American as you can get. What's next; no bicycles, no skate boarding, no sledding because of safety concerns...