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    Downtown Rotating Art Display Features Images from MSU Broad Art Museum’s The CORE

    Community members are invited to check out the latest rotating art display in downtown East Lansing, which features images from the Michigan State University (MSU) Broad Art Museum’s permanent collection. Read on...
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    Downtown East Lansing Installs String Lights in 400 Block Alleyway

    The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce a new lighting project that was recently installed in the 400 block alleyway of downtown East Lansing. Read on...
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    Albert EL Fresco to Close for Season August 28, Street to Reopen to Traffic

    Community members are advised that Albert EL Fresco will close for the season on Monday, Aug. 28 and the street will then reopen to traffic. Read on...
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    “What East Lansing Means to Me” Tile Art Mural Exhibit Goes Up in Downtown

    A collaborative art project showing what the City means to its residents was installed this week in downtown East Lansing. Community members who share their favorite tiles from the mural on social media will be entered into a drawing for a prize! Read on...
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    Greater Lansing Area Moms to Host GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco

    The City of East Lansing and the Greater Lansing Area Moms will host the second annual GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco on Wednesday, June 21. Read on...
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    Student Artists Showcased in Rotating Art Display in Downtown East Lansing

    The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to share the work of East Lansing High School (ELHS) students in the rotating art display on the north side of the Division Street Garage along Albert Avenue. Read on...
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    ELAF Announces 60th Annual Award Winners

    Awards totaling $6,000 were presented to artists at last weekend’s 60th Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF). Read on...
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    Community Members Invited to Albert EL Fresco Grand Reopening on May 11

    The City of East Lansing’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to announce the grand reopening of Albert EL Fresco on Thursday, May 11, from 5-9 p.m. Read on...
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    Downtown East Lansing’s Risky Studios to Celebrate Grand Reopening at New, Expanded Location

    The East Lansing Downtown Management Board is pleased to announce that Risky Studios will be celebrating its grand reopening at a new, expanded location in downtown East Lansing on Saturday, April 15. Read on...
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    DDA Partners with MSU Broad Art Museum to Bring New Art Exhibition to Downtown East Lansing

    The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is pleased to, once again, partner with the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad Art Museum) to bring new art to downtown East Lansing for the community to enjoy. Read on...
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    Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program

    Community members can give the gift of shopping and dining local with the purchase of Downtown East Lansing eGift Cards. Read on...
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    Live Parking Availability in Downtown East Lansing

    Find a real-time count of available parking spaces in downtown East Lansing's gated garages and lots. Read on...
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    Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

    Find a list of the businesses in downtown East Lansing that validate parking for their customers. Read More
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    Parking Options in Downtown East Lansing

    Convenient, ample and affordable parking is located throughout downtown East Lansing. Read More
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    NEW! Downtown East Lansing Web App Launches

    A new downtown East Lansing web app has been launched, offering a one-stop online shop for interactive maps and news about downtown East Lansing happenings, including Place Project programming. Read on...