City of Lansing officials broke ground this morning on the Ovation downtown performing arts center and announced a $1 million, five-year partnership with Michigan State University Federal Credit Union for naming rights.
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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.
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, 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.
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
LANSING, Mich. — A vacant downtown Lansing building is a site of a new micro-market. The space will be used to help local businesses thrive in the community. "There's been a shift in our foot traffic downtown as it has been for all retail businesses. So it became our...
The COVID-19 pandemic left little unchanged in Michigan and that includes downtown Lansing’s Washington Square. The downtown corridor saw longtime businesses close their doors, new small businesses set up shop and others grow their Washington Square presence....
When Nikki Thompson Frazier was growing up in Muncie, Indiana her family's kitchen was a playground. She spent her time there, baking and cooking alongside her mother. "My mom used to say I loved pots and pans more than I loved my toys," Thompson Frazier, 44, said. "I...