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NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery in downtown Paris will hold an Advanced Techniques in Metal Clay – Rings and Stones class this Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Gallery.  The fee for the class is $60 and includes 10 gr. silver clay, a 4mm faceted CZ and use of studio tools. Please note that...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

During Monday evening’s City Council meeting, the members voted unanimously to change two downtown streets from one-way to two-way. Price Street and Houston Street, both currently one-way streets, will be converted into two-way within the next two weeks. However, the Council decided to...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Continues This Weekend at PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” which will continue its run March 19-22. What happens at a wedding stays at a wedding, except at Paris Community Theatre’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, by Alan Ball sponsored...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Addressed City Council Monday Night

Paris Main Street Addressed City Council Monday Night

During Monday night’s City Council meeting, the Paris Main Street Advisory Board gave a presentation to the Council on the accomplishments of the Main Street Program. Main Street Coordinator Cheri Bedford (pictured right) addressed the Council saying, “In February, we were...

03/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

The public is invited to the preview and reception of “Abstract Spring”, Thursday, March 12th, from 5-8pm at the Plaza Art Gallery on the downtown square in Paris, TX. The featured artists will be Elva Robinson, Geraldine Brettmann, and Ann Webb. For more information email Joey...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce as they congratulate Colton and Katie Wicks in their successful remodel of the Aikin Building including it into their business and making room for RGB Eye Associates that come to Paris on a scheduled basis. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:00...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

Over the next few days there will be work ongoing on the North East sidewalk entry leading to the Culbertson fountain. The City of Paris is installing an ADA accessible sidewalk to that entrance.  The work will begin at the corner flowerbed and ending at the first level sidewalk around the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
1916 Centennial planning event

1916 Centennial planning event

The Centennial year of the fire of 1916 and the City of Paris’ greatest comeback story is fast approaching. Plans are under way by the Main Street Advisory Board to hold a series of 1916 Centennial events during 2016 to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the great fire. A planning meeting...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Announces

Paris Main Street Announces "Movies in the Park" Line Up

Summer 2015 may seem like a long way away, but Paris Main Street already has the line up picked for this summer’s Movies in the Park. June 11th — Big Hero 6 June 18 — Maleficient June 25– Divergent July 9 — Happy Feet July 16 — Little Rascals July 23 —...

02/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Award Grant to Carriage House

Main Street Award Grant to Carriage House

Paris Main Street program has announced they are part of another restoration project in Downtown Paris Texas. Dr. Keith and Janet Green, received  $3,600 50/50 matching BIG grant for work on their business, the Carriage House, located at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. “The Main...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical, located on the east side of the plaza, has undergone big changes recently.  It has been an established eye care practice since the early 1970’s, but has now been expanded and improved to better serve the local community. Paris Optical originally only occupied 15 East Plaza,...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Main Street Program Offers Assistance to Downtown Businesses

Main Street Program Offers Assistance to Downtown Businesses

If you own a building in downtown, or your business is looking into new signage, the Texas Main Street Program has professional design assistance available for façade restoration or sign design. Many of the downtown business owners have already utilized this service.   Before you start your...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Upcoming Events

Paris Main Street Upcoming Events

Paris Main Street has announced many upcoming events, including a presentation on its accomplishments at the Paris City Council meeting on February 23rd. The Paris Texas Wine Fest is scheduled in downtown Paris on April 11, 2015 from 5:30pm-9:30pm. This event has become extremely popular and...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Rotary's donation gets public restroom project over goal line

Rotary's donation gets public restroom project over goal line

Paris Main Street is very pleased to announce that the goal to raise the estimated funds has been met. The Rotary Club of Paris donated the final $10,000  needed to meet the $45,000 goal. “This donation is very much appreciated and we are ready to go when the church begins their project,...

02/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Lucky Shopper Wins $100 Downtown Dollars

Lucky Shopper Wins $100 Downtown Dollars

Kaitlin Ammon, was the first winner of the $100 downtown dollar drawing hosted monthly by the Paris Downtown Association. First Thursday of every month participating stores stay open till 8 o’clock in the evening.  Shoppers who spend $10 or more in any of the participating stores (look...

02/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Kid friendly art exhibit this Thursday Feb. 5th

Kid friendly art exhibit this Thursday Feb. 5th

NXS Gallery is hosting an opening reception for local artist Andrea Doss. Andrea has a whimiscal style and is known for her kid friendly art. She will also have copies of the childrens book that she has illustrated on hand for sale. Reception is Thursday Feb. 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 and is...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Child Actor and Comedian Dustin Diamond Returns to Paris

Child Actor and Comedian Dustin Diamond Returns to Paris

Known for his role as Samuel “Screech” Powers from “Saved By The Bell”, Dustin Diamond is returning to Paris at LMAO Comedy. Diamond has also appeared in several reality shows including Celebrity Boxing and Celebrity Fit Club, where his “bad boy of comedy” persona was made...

02/04/2015 by eParisExtra
New Members Art Show on Thursday

New Members Art Show on Thursday

The Plaza Art Gallery in downtown Paris will be hosting a “New Members Art Show” on Thursday, February 5th from 5pm-8pm. The art show and reception is open to the public and will feature the work of photographer Claudia Holland and artists Wes Groom. The show will run through the...

02/01/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting a welcoming artist reception on Thursday, February 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 for local artists Andrea Doss.  NXS Contemporary Art Gallery is located at 102 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Andrea Doss was born an artist, and painted her early...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

Downtown Paris will soon have a new restaurant!  Perry’s Off The Square will be opening on Tuesday, February 10th in the space that formerly held Bois D’Arc Restaurant. Perry’s Off the Square head Chef Michael Perry says the menu “will be an upscale dining experience...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra