News From Downtown

July 9, 2020
'Do the Right Thing' to screen at pop-up drive-in in downtown Lansing
LANSING - The ongoing pandemic has closed movie theaters across the country, but next week, Downtown Lansing Inc. will launch a new, drive-in movie event.

On Saturday - July 18, the organization will screen Spike Lee's 1989 film "do the Right Thing" at the northeast corner of South Capitol Ave. and W. Washtenaw St.

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July 7, 2020
Experience a FRESH Taste of Downtown & Lift Up Local Businesses
These past few months our Lansing small businesses have faced challenges that they have met with both courage and heart! That is why Downtown Lansing Inc. invites you to experience downtown Lansing in a new way and lift up local businesses who need your support. Recent times have come with challenges local business owners have...

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July 6, 2020
A FRESH Taste - Lift Up Local Week

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May 4, 2020
Downtown Lansing Small Business Rent & Mortgage Support Grants
Summary:
The impacts of COVID-19 have crippled the businesses that serve as the very heart and soul of our community. In response to these challenging times, Downtown Lansing Inc., along with our partners from Lake Trust Credit Union, have joined forces to help our downtown Lansing small businesses navigate effects of COVID-19...

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April 27, 2020
Downtown Businesses Now Open
COVID-19 has certainly changed the way many small businesses can engage customers and conduct business. As of April 27, here is the latest list of businesses open downtown offering curbside pick-up, delivery, and other options to keep you, their customers, safe and healthy.

AnQi Sushi Express: Open for carry-out only. Pick-up...

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March 26, 2020
New Small Business Relief Fund Announced for Downtown and other Lansing Area Small Businesses
LEAP has been allocated $600,000 in emergency small business relief grant funds from the MEDC to distribute 60 $10,000 grants to Lansing region small businesses. Small businesses wishing to apply for grant funds must be Michigan-based with under 50 employees (full or part time) and meet additional criteria.

The application...

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March 24, 2020
Great American Take-Out: Restaurants Open for Delivery or Takeout
As we all continue to wrestle with the fast-moving COVID-19 virus, as well as wrestle with evolving changes to our downtown businesses, events, etc. our team at Downtown Lansing Inc. is dedicated to providing you with accurate, up-to-date information of how you can still support the businesses and places that call our downtown...

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February 10, 2020
One Way or Another
During last week’s State of the City address, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor confirmed the conversion of six one-way roads in downtown into two-way streets. Changes to the city’s streets are made possible by a supplemental appropriations bill passed by Legislature and signed by Governor Whitmer back in 2019. Citizens can expect...

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February 7, 2020
Downtown's Got Soul
While the year was coming to a close, Soul Nutrition came to open a location in downtown Lansing. It hasn't taken long for the shop to shake things up in the shopping district.

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January 21, 2020
Knapps for Sale
Downtown Lansing Inc. (DLI) aims to bring energy to the streets of downtown Lansing and bring attention to its vacant commercial spaces. Starting in December of 2019, DLI has used the Knapps building as a pop up concert with the intent to activate the space and give people a reason to gather in downtown after 5:00 pm. These...

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