Trick-or-Treat on the Square  Halloween family fun on Washington Square on Monday, Oct. 27 from 5-7:30 pm for Trick-or-Treat on the Square.  Photo: www.trickortreatonthesquare.org
Trick-or-Treat on the Square  Halloween family fun on Washington Square on Monday, Oct. 27 from 5-7:30 pm for Trick-or-Treat on the Square.  Photo: www.trickortreatonthesquare.org
Harvest Fest  Stop by the Lansing City Market Oct. 18th for tons of family fun! Plenty of crafts and games for the kids, and even some activities/demonstrations for adults! Mark it in your calendars, you don't want to miss this!  Photo: http://www.lansingcitymarket.com/events

DOWNTOWN LANSING NEWS

October 8, 2014
Downtown Lansing Hosts Annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square
Trick-or-Treat on the Square is returning for its seventh year in downtown Lansing on Monday, October 27th from 5-7:30pm. (Rain date: Tuesday, October 28 from 5-7:30pm).

Every year the historic Washington Square transforms into a gathering place for spook-tacular fun where little ghouls and goblins can have a safe place to...
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September 24, 2014
Confectionately Yours Sweetens Up Sidewalk Commute for Downtown Workers
Workers and visitors traversing the busy morning sidewalks of downtown Lansing this fall will find a sweet option for breakfast and snacks on the go.

Right after Labor Day, Heather Schmidt rolled out Confectionately Yours on the corner of Capitol and Michigan Avenues and began vending baked goods and coffee to passers-by.
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September 24, 2014
The Runway Debuts Talent, Fosters Fashion Growth in Lansing
Even before opening the doors to their highly anticipated retail space, The Runway has been racing to put Lansing on the fast track to becoming a Midwest fashion mecca.

With a grand opening slated for Thursday, Oct. 9, The Runway welcomes the fashion-conscious and fashion-curious into a 3,000-square foot storefront filled...
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September 10, 2014
Cigarette butts become a costly litter problem for downtowns
The bane of many a downtown is that sidewalks and decorative gardens, especially around bars, become the equivalent of ash trays.

It's gotten so bad that Lansing merchant Insty Prints has posted a sign outside of its business reminding smokers to admire the flower bed rather than use it to dispose cigarette butts.

Since...
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October 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Of Consequences: Industry and Surrounds
October 22, 2014 - 1:30pm
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Of Consequences: Industry and Surrounds
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