News From Downtown

June 15, 2018
Michigan sells former Senate office building to Boji Group for $4.5 million
The Boji Group will take over another prime corner in downtown Lansing when it picks up the state Senate's old office building for $4.5 million cash.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

June 11, 2018
Sparrow Foundation's Dapper Dads challenge raises just shy of $1 million
Make way for the most "Dapper Dad" in town. He's earned the bragging rights.

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June 7, 2018
From brownfield to beers and ballpark apartments: How Pat Gillespie built the Stadium District
A minor league ballpark replaced the topless bars and adult bookstores along the 500 block of Michigan Avenue in the mid-1990s. Just over a decade later, Pat Gillespie got to work on the other side of the street.

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June 5, 2018
Cool Spaces: Knapp's Centre is a 'piece of our history'
The people who live in apartments on the top floors of the Knapp's Centre get the perk of living in a piece of Lansing history.

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May 30, 2018
Blue Owl Coffee open pop-up shop in downtown Lansing
Downtown denizens have another way to get their caffeine fix this summer.

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May 29, 2018
Cool Spaces: Historic downtown buildings house Snug and Stove Co. loft apartments
"The Snug" opened as a cigar and liquor store at 615 E. Michigan Ave. in 1906.

Next door, at 617 E. Michigan Ave., the Ambs family opened a restaurant in 1908.

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May 22, 2018
Beautifying downtown Lansing one flower basket at a time
A sure sign of summer is when downtowns get spruced up with flowers hanging from light posts.

Read More at wilx.com

April 30, 2018
A permanent concert state for Lansing's Adado Riverfront Park? Check out these plans
Would a new stage draw more concerts to Lansing? Local leaders say upgrades to Adado Riverfront Park could do just that.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

April 30, 2018
Cool Spaces: Old Rum Runners now urban loft
The old Rum Runners building at the corner of East Michigan Avenue and Larch Street was once the home of a dueling piano bar.

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April 9, 2018
Trendy clothes sold at pop up shop, Belle Row Boutique
In the restaurant industry, a handful of businesses have ditched brick-and-mortar buildings, opting instead to find customers via a mobile food truck.

Devon Bradley, founder of Belle Row Boutique, decided that could work in the fashion industry just as well.

Read More at mlive.com

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