In preparation for the opening of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, the Gebbie Foundation engaged AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (AECOM) to evaluate strategic economic development opportunities downtown that would help maximize the economic impact of the National Comedy Center in downtown.

In preparation for the opening of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, the Gebbie Foundation engaged AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (AECOM) to evaluate strategic economic development opportunities downtown that would help maximize the economic impact of the National Comedy Center in downtown.

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Downtown Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest 2016

Jamestown Up Close is sponsoring a storefront decorating contest!  The contest is a fun way to celebrate the holiday season, create a festive and beautiful downtown, attract visitors to downtown Jamestown, and showcase our downtown businesses.

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Shop Small Win Big 2016

Visit any participating retail store or restaurant in the downtown Jamestown area between Nov. 26 and Dec. 19 and you could win 1 of 3 great prizes!

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5 places to eat in Jamestown you’ve (probably) never been to

It is impossible to deny the foodie powerhouses we have in the City of Jamestown, but we wanted to highlight some places you (probably) haven't been to.


Visit some of our featured attractions.

Lucy Desi Center for Comedy

Lucy Desi Center for Comedy

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

Jamestown Savings Bank Arena

Audubon Nature Center

Audubon Nature Center

Robert H. Jackson Center

Robert H. Jackson Center

Fenton History Center

Fenton History Center

Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Roger Tory Peterson Institute


As Chautauqua County's year-round hub for culture and commerce, Jamestown offers a unique mixture of rural relaxation and urban flair. Here, laughter, knowledge and nature are equally revered, producing an  environment where people and businesses can create and flourish.                                                                                  

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Havana Cuban Cafe and Pizzeria is a new restaurant in downtown Jamestown, New York, that offers 100% authentic Cuban cuisine.