News From Downtown
A new chapter in Lansing’s live music scene
Years of hard work will reach a new level with the opening of Grewal Hall at 224, a new music venue in the heart of downtown Lansing.
Downtown plan offers new hope for the homeless population
The Lansing Housing Commission and the Capital Area Transportation Authority have plans for separate projects that would transform most of a square block on South Grand Avenue across the street from the CATA Transportation Center – benefitting homeless and low-income residents.
Lansing Shuffle and Metro Melik are preparing for the 6th annual 517 day celebration
Don't miss the 6th annual 517 Day celebration with Metro Melik at Lansing Shuffle! - via Fox 47
Shifting to life post-Covid: How remote work transformed this city in the Midwest
Lansing, Michigan may never be the same. The city of just over 110,000 residents known for its towering state capitol building, large convention center and proximity to campuses is trying to reshape itself for a post-Covid world by shifting its energy and focus to those who want to be here, diversifying the business mix, extending its “open hours” and meeting the needs of residents to make the downtown district welcoming and inclusive.
Culinary business incubator program coming to Knapp’s Centre in downtown Lansing
Downtown Lansing will soon be home to a new food business incubator program.
The Macotta Club will be located in the historic Knapp’s Centre building
Earth Day Festivities, Festivals, and More!
his weekend, there are so many events going on around Greater Lansing that you may find your head spinning at the thought of choosing what to do. From concerts and music festivals to dance and theater performances, an ‘80s Prom at Lansing Shuffle and even a bar hop downtown.
‘The LGBTQ+ Artist in Michigan’ delivers depth, breadth and diversity
“Michigan,” artist Peter Stack declared, “is great because of our diversity, and celebrating that multiplicity allows us all to flourish.”
Stack, who is earning a master’s in fine arts at the University of Michigan, is one of 28 artists whose work is represented in “The LGBTQ+ Artist in Michigan” at the Lansing Art Gallery.