News From Downtown

February 13, 2018
Cool Spaces: La Fille Gallery is '10,000 square feet of art'
Tiffany Klein's gallery is her most ambitious piece of artwork.

For more than six years, the Lansing artist has been renovating the Michigan Avenue building that's now home to La Fille Gallery.

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February 5, 2018
Former Lake Trust headquarters sold to Lansing developers
The former Lake Trust Credit Union headquarters on the south end of downtown Lansing has been sold to a local development group.

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January 26, 2018
Farnum Building, vacated by the Senate last year, is up for sale
For the second time in a year, a downtown building across from the Capitol Building is up for grabs.

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January 24, 2018
Five art projects shaping Lansing's art scene
Over the course of the last five years, Lansing's art scene has experienced a coming-of-age, as art events and public displays of artwork have slowly but surely become part of the culture in the greater Lansing area.

Read More at secondwavemedia.com

January 24, 2018
He's Lansing's most famous chalk artist, and the walls at the Tin Can are his canvas
AT-AT walkers from the Empire Strikes Back appear to trek through snow on a black board, a tribute to the snow that pummeled Lansing last week.

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January 24, 2018
MichiGrain Distillery in Stadium District aims to help industry grow
MichiGrain Distillery's recently-opened tasting room in the Stadium District is just a small glimpse into the business' day-to-day operations.

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January 4, 2018
Destination Branding Comes to Downtown Lansing
In 2016, Downtown Lansing Inc. (DLI) was awarded a branding service from Michigan Main Street to develop a destination branding initiative for downtown Lansing.

Read More at lansingchamber.org

December 26, 2017
Cool Spaces: Meeting, retreat center aims to get creativity flowing
Dave Seitz and Traci Riehl created Think Space, their meeting and retreat center, as an antidote to drab conference rooms.

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December 18, 2017
La Cocina Cubana restaurant brings Cuban cuisine to downtown Lansing
There's a picture on the wall of Havana, Cuba's capital city.

"It's around 75 degrees there right now," said Illiana Almaguer-Tamayo, the co-owner and chef at La Cocina Cubana.

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December 11, 2017
New sculpture aims to draw attention to Lansing's Museum District
Lansing's newest landmark was unveiled Monday afternoon.

"Portrait of a Dreamer," a sculpture by Ivan Iler, was brought from St. Johns last week and installed at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Museum Drive.

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Feb 21, 2018

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Feb 21, 2018

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