‘Branson’ News

Spirit of 76 Project Provides a Way Forward for Branson

For the past several years, Branson has been working on a plan to re-imagine highway 76, the main strip through Branson. The plan, dubbed “Spirit of 76″, is a conceptual plan to expand highway 76′s walkability, desirability, and ability to handle a mass transportation system....

Old Reeds Spring Church In Jeopordy

A 107 year old church building in Reeds Spring has an uncertain future. The church housed a Presbyterian congregation from 1907 until around 1993 when the church district gave up the church and left it to the city. It is the oldest structure in Reeds...

What’s Next for the Grand Palace?

Earlier this month it was announced that Branson’s largest theatre, the Grand Palace, was sold to Kuvera Partners for $2.7 million. The Grand Palace, located in the heart of Branson’s highway 76 entertainment strip, has been shuttered since 2008 and has become seriously dilapidated. The...

Downtown Branson Revitalization Project Begins Soon

Branson’s historic downtown will soon be revitalized with a series of new improvements including new sidewalks, lamps, benches, and other amenities that will make the area more attractive for shopping and tourism. This project is the product of over a year and half’s worth of...

Documentary Featuring Branson Performing Families is Now on Netflix

The 2012 documentary “We Always Lie to Strangers” is now easily available on Netflix. The film follows several famous Branson families, including the Presley’s and their legacy of opening the first Branson theatre on the strip, the Lennon family, and the Tinocos. The focus of...

Branson Landing Extension Proposed

HCW Development, LLC, the development group behind Branson Landing, has submitted new plans to the city of Branson to add new store space to the far north side of the property. Rather than extend the frontage along Branson Landing’s urban pedestrian street, this development seems...

Roadwork on 76 to Begin Later This Month

MoDOT is taking out yet another famous Missouri curve on the route from Branson to Silver Dollar City. As the road currently stands, 76 widens into four lanes to cross the yet-unfinished Ozark Mountain Highroad, but then narrows from four to two lanes as it...