Downtown Social Hour  Join us for Downtown Social Hour every first Wednesday of the month! This month meet at The Exchange from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for drink specials, complimentary appetizers and great conversations!  Photo: Downtown Lansing Inc.
Downtown Social Hour  Join us for Downtown Social Hour every first Wednesday of the month! This month meet at The Exchange from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for drink specials, complimentary appetizers and great conversations!  Photo: Downtown Lansing Inc.
Capital City River Run  Register today for a Marathon, Half, 5K, and kids races on September 20-21, 2014!  Photo: Playmakers
Farmers Market at the Capitol  Visit the East Lawn of the Capitol for local and fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and more from 10:00 - 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 28!   Photo: MIFMA
Buskers in Downtown Lansing  Wharton Center and Downtown Lansing Inc. are looking for musicians interested in performing as buskers (street musicians) in a promotion celebrating the Broadway musical, ONCE.   Photo: Wharton Center
Beerfest at the Ball Park  Beerfest at the Ball Park features over 50 Michigan Breweries serving 250 craft beers, ciders and meads! Enjoy live music and food on the field under the lights.  Photo: Lansing Lugnuts

DOWNTOWN LANSING NEWS

August 20, 2014
MLBA returns to downtown roots with new office
Scott Ellis is taking his association back nearly 70 years. But that's OK. It's where, he says, they belong.

Partly to celebrate their 75th anniversary, and partly to pick up efficiencies, the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association moved to a new downtown Lansing location in early July. The association moved from its former...
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August 13, 2014
Jersey Giant expands to downtown Lansing, hires six employees
When he was six or seven, Luke Slocum loved going into his dad's sub shop and watching sandwich makers layer slices of premium meats and cheese on fresh breads and top with crisp vegetables, oil and vinegar and condiments.

"I also remember wanting to go in and help wash dishes," says the 24-year-old Slocum of growing up...
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August 13, 2014
Michigan Creative brings designs to The Runway
Ever since he first head of Lansing becoming the home of a premier fashion incubator, Brian Town has had designs on stitching together a clothing line. And as the founder and CEO of Michigan Creative, Town is well acquainted with start-ups and the entrepreneurial culture of Lansing.

"It's been a while in the making," says...
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August 5, 2014
For Crépe Sake Coming to Lansing City Market
A new crépe shop in the Lansing City Market kicks off business on Wednesday, August 6th at 1:30PM. For Crépe Sake will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony, along with other new businesses in the market, with special guest Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. For Crépe Sake will be offering coupons and samples.

Two lucky customers will...
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Aug 27, 2014

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