Buskers in Downtown Lansing  Wharton Center and Downtown Lansing Inc. are looking for musicians interested in performing as buskers (street musicians) in a promotion celebrating the Broadway musical, ONCE.   Photo: Wharton Center
Buskers in Downtown Lansing  Wharton Center and Downtown Lansing Inc. are looking for musicians interested in performing as buskers (street musicians) in a promotion celebrating the Broadway musical, ONCE.   Photo: Wharton Center
Healthy & Fit Expo  Visit the Lansing Center, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for kids activities, interactive demo stage, expert vendors and more!  Photo: Lansing Center
Get Caught Blue-Handed Day  Shop at local Michigan businesses for Get-Caught Blue Handed Day!  Photo: Michigan Retailers Association
Capital City River Run  Register today for a Marathon, Half, 5K, and kids races on September 20-21, 2014!  Photo: Playmakers

DOWNTOWN LANSING NEWS

September 10, 2014
Cigarette butts become a costly litter problem for downtowns
The bane of many a downtown is that sidewalks and decorative gardens, especially around bars, become the equivalent of ash trays.

It's gotten so bad that Lansing merchant Insty Prints has posted a sign outside of its business reminding smokers to admire the flower bed rather than use it to dispose cigarette butts.

Since...
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September 10, 2014
The Downtown Lansing Library 1964 to 2014
The Downtown Lansing Library is 50 this year! All are invited to celebrate the library’s anniversary at 401 S. Capitol on Sunday, Sept. 28.*

In 1964, Virginia Summers was the head of the Reference department and had worked at the library since 1929. She was instrumental in the push for the new building and was also a key...
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September 9, 2014
Beer Grotto headed to Stadium District
LANSING, Mich. -- Wine and beer lovers will cheer the news of the Stadium District's newest addition, The Beer Grotto, scheduled to open later this year.

To be located at the west end of the Stadium District on Michigan Avenue. The Beer Grotto offers a new destination for the region's wine and beer enthusiasts, touting the...
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September 8, 2014
Downtown Lansing Welcome Week
Downtown Lansing Welcome Week is back! Downtown Lansing is inviting college students from Lansing Community College, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Davenport University and Michigan State University to experience all that Downtown Lansing has to offer during the week of September 8th!

Take advantage of student-only...
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Michigan's capital city welcomes 1.5 million visitors a year. Filled with over 1,000 businesses, downtown Lansing contains a diverse array of galleries, retail stores and restaurants; many of Michigan's most prominent law firms, lobbyists, and other professional offices. Downtown is also home to state and local government, three higher education facilities, a minor league baseball team, a convention center, a diverse collection of non-profit organizations, and a budding residential community.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
September 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Waterfront Bar & Grill Thursdays
September 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Of Consequences: Industry and Surrounds
September 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Thursday's at The Nuthouse
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