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NEWTOWN MACON AND MACON-MIDDLE GEORGIA BLACK PAGES ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF DOWNTOWN DIVERSITY INITIATIVE

Macon, GA – With funding from Wells Fargo, and in partnership with the Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages, NewTown Macon just completed the fourth round of the Downtown Diversity Initiative. Today, NewTown Macon and the Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages announced the winners of the 2023 Downtown Diversity Initiative at Churchills on Cherry. “NewTown and Macon-Middle Georgia …

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Spirit Forward

Spirit Forward is a downtown Macon cocktail collaborative designed to highlight our talented bartenders/mixologists and promote locally distilled Georgia spirits! Each week, bartenders from participating bars, venues, and restaurants will be tasked with reimagining classic cocktails with an unexpected spirit. On Mondays, NewTown Macon will select and announce a cocktail for every participating venue to …

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE DOWNTOWN DIVERSITY INITIATIVE

Macon, GA –NewTown Macon and the Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages will host the Downtown Diversity Initiative (DDI) this summer to attract more African American business owners to the urban core. Currently, 28% of downtown businesses are owned by African Americans, a statistic that does not reflect the demographics of Macon-Bibb County. The goal of the …

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Black History in the Macon: Judge Verda Colvin

“Black History in the Macon” is a blog post series highlighting the rich and diverse Black history currently in the making in Macon, Georgia. Through a series of informative and inspiring posts, readers will discover the contributions and accomplishments of African Americans who have shaped the city’s history. NewTown Macon will also spotlight members of …

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The Lee Lofts

29 brand-new lofts are now open in downtown Macon! Located at 536 Third Street in downtown Macon, these lofts are the perfect downtown living! The building was completely rehabilitated in 2022, including hardwood & concrete floors, custom tile showers, large windows, gas cooking, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and walking distance to downtown Macon’s dining, …

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Seuss on the Loose in Downtown Macon!

Celebrate literacy and learning as we honor Dr. Seuss’ birthday during Read Across America Week! Join us during March First Friday for family-friendly crafts, games, and book giveaways inspired by Dr. Seuss throughout downtown Macon! Visit NewTown Macon’s First Friday Family Fun Zone in Third Street Park (in front Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen) for a …

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DOWNTOWN DIVERSITY INITIATIVE GRADUATE OPENSMANICURED MEN’S SPA IN DOWNTOWN MACON

MANicured Men’s Spa will open its doors to the public on Saturday, February 4 with a ribbon cutting and celebration at 12pm. The men’s grooming spa will offer manicures, pedicures, haircuts, and shoe shines at 486 Poplar Street. MANicured owner, Geleesa Denton, was one of thirteen entrepreneurs who participated in and graduated from the Downtown …

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