News From Downtown

February 15, 2017
New in Town: Blue Night Hookah Lounge
After sitting vacant for nearly a year and a half, a prime downtown Lansing nightclub location will reopen next week as a hookah lounge.

Read More at lansingcitypulse.com

February 13, 2017
$11 project to add riverfront apartments downtown
More apartments will be built along the Grand River in downtown Lansing. Gillespie Group is expanding the Marketplace Apartments, located at 313 N. Cedar St., to add 79 units along the riverfront.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

February 13, 2017
Impression 5 holds 7th annual LEGO Palooza
Impression 5 Science Center was spreading some LEGO love on Sunday at its 7th annual LEGO Palooza event.

Read More at fox47news.com

February 13, 2017
Polar Plunge raises money for Special Olympics of Michigan
Hundreds braved the cold in downtown Lansing on Sunday for a cause.

Read More at fox47news.com

February 8, 2017
Projects and Placemaking
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, along with representatives from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing and other local arts stakeholders, gathered this morning to announce $120,000 in local arts funding.

Read More at lansingcitypulse.com

February 6, 2017
Radisson deal ends, creates buzz over 2nd hotel
The deal is over; the speculation begins.

A controversial non-compete agreement between the Radisson Hotel and the City of Lansing that dates back to 1985 ended last month and creates an opportunity for officials to boost tourism and convention business downtown with a new hotel.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

January 29, 2017
American Fifth offers cockail curriculum
To Rick Wyble and his team at American Fifth Spirits, the monthly cocktail classes they offer are about more than shaking and stirring.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

January 26, 2017
Three Buildings Saved by the Historic Tax Credit
The Empire State Building. The San Francisco Ferry Building. Faneuil Hall. Grand structures around the United States stand as icons of their cities today, in part because of the 36-year-old federal historic tax credit (HTC) program.

Read More at savingplaces.org

December 1, 2016
CADL downtown branch to close for renovations
The Capital Area District Library's downtown branch will close for approximately three months as it undergoes a $670,000 renovation.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

November 16, 2016
New in Town: EnVie
At Silver Bells in the City Friday, downtown Lansing revelers will get a first look -- and perhaps a first taste -- of metro-Lansing's latest addition to its growing French culture.

Read More at lansingcitypulse.com

TWITTER FEED

.@Impression5 is open tomorrow! Come down and check out the BRIO Train Extravaganza! https://t.co/7gBdryXLvH
Feb 19, 2017

We're so excited for @strangematterco to open a second location downtown! https://t.co/8lqLm4Z7Dx
Feb 19, 2017

Next Saturday: Movie Night at the @lansingcitymrkt! (They're showing Zootopia!) bit.ly/2kxVdZP https://t.co/F5aOWbeVmA
Feb 19, 2017

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