DOWNTOWN LANSING NEWS

December 4, 2019
City Council Approves Downtown Brownfield Plan
The 500 Block Project is one step closer to becoming a reality. Brought before City Council earlier this week, the $33 million mixed-use project is next scheduled to go before the development and planning committee. Currently, construction is projected to begin in September of 2020. Pending public hearings this December, the...

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October 30, 2019
Deck the Halls Without the Balls
For roughly the past decade, Downtown Lansing’s holidayscape featured a cluster of colossal-sized Christmas ornaments. On Tuesday, Deputy Mayor Samantha Harkin took to Twitter and shared that this year’s Christmas cul-de-sac will be will be without these iconic holiday globes. In late December 2018, the ornamental statue...

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October 29, 2019
A Tale of Two Tigers
Come down Michigan Ave and you will see this year’s Christmas tree already in front of the Capitol. Silver Bells in the City is quickly approaching! The first Silver Bells in the City celebration took place 35 years ago in 1984, the same year that baseball legends Dan Petry and David Rozema played on the Detroit Tigers World...

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October 22, 2019
PAC Pact
Over the course of 20 years and 3 mayors, multiple proposals have been offered for a performance arts center (PAC) in downtown Lansing. Most recently, national expert Bob Campbell, of Fisher Dachs (New York planning and design firm) has presented the most detailed proposal to date. Previously, Campbell has assisted in developing...

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UPCOMING EVENTS
December 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Paint a Pint with Lansing Girls Pint Out
December 13, 2019 - 9:30pm
Ugly Sweater Party w/ DJ Skillz
December 14, 2019 - 10:00am
Yoga With Autumn Lotus
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