Downtown Social Hour  June's Social Hour is at the Tin Can! Join us for drink specials, complimentary appetizers and great conversation!  Photo: Downtown Events
Downtown Social Hour  June's Social Hour is at the Tin Can! Join us for drink specials, complimentary appetizers and great conversation!  Photo: Downtown Events
Be a Tourist in Your Own Town!  The 21st Annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Town is Saturday, May 30!   Photo: More info
New downtown: The Crafty Palate!  Restaurant and deli now open on the corner of Washington Sq. and Kalamazoo  Photo: thecraftypalate.com
20th Annual BWL Chili Cook-Off  Head to Adado Riverfront Park on June 5 for the BWL Chili Cook-Off! Purchase a Head Start Pass to get in 30 minutes early!  Photo: BWL Chili Cook-Off
Grand American Fish Rodeo  June 12-13 at Adado Riverfront Park  Photo: www.grandamericanfishrodeo.com

DOWNTOWN LANSING NEWS

May 19, 2015
Michigan Capitol done surrounded by scaffolding during largest renovation project in decades
For Dan Brocklehurst and Jon Brechtelsbauer, working to restore the exterior of the Michigan Capitol and its iconic dome is something of a "labor of love."

Read more: http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2015/05/michigan_capitol_dome_surround.html
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May 6, 2015
Lansing Brewing Company to open in the fall
The Lansing Brewing Company closed its doors more than a century ago, but the name and at least one of its recipes will grace a full-production craft brewery and distillery slated to open in the fall.

Read more: http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2015/05/06/lansing-brewing-company-open-fall/70910248/
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April 23, 2015
'Farm to bottle' distillery, cocktail bar now open in Lansing
Walk into the American Fifth in Lansing and you might be walking into the next frontier in Michigan's alcoholic beverage industry.

Read more: http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2015/04/farm_to_bottle_distillery_cock.html
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April 21, 2015
Three area cities awarded grants for public art
The roster of public art pieces in the Lansing area is about to grow by three.

Lansing, Grand Ledge and St. Johns will get $10,000 grants this year from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) to fund public art projects, officials said Tuesday.

Read more: http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2015/04/21/three-area-cities-awarded-grants-public-art/26144139/?hootPostID=5335285468ceb9ea25f6e111e6e94b17
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