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    Resources for Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

    To help downtown East Lansing businesses during this difficult time, a webpage with a list of known resources has been created. Read More
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    Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” in East Lansing

    The City will activate several public spaces in downtown East Lansing and provide the community with more opportunities to socialize safely and support local businesses through a new crowdfunding campaign announced today. Read on...
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    Community Art Exhibits to be Displayed in Downtown East Lansing Businesses this Winter and Spring

    In an effort to support local businesses and unify the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the East Lansing DDA will be hosting community art exhibits at participating downtown businesses as a part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project.” Read on...
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    Community Invited to Participate in “Why I Wear A Mask” Photo Contest

    The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority is excited to sponsor a “Why I Wear A Mask” Photo Contest this January. Read on...
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    Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program Launches

    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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    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. Read on...
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    Masks Required Indoors, Outside in Downtown East Lansing

    Masks are required at all times in all all public spaces in the DDA district, both indoors and outside, per recent mayoral and health agency orders. Read on...
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    Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

    More than 55 businesses in downtown East Lansing 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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    City of East Lansing Launches Small Business Relief Program

    The City of East Lansing has launched a Small Business Relief Program that focuses on job retention throughout the East Lansing community. Read on...
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    Temporary Expansion of Restaurant Outdoor Seating

    The approval process has been streamlined and fees have been temporarily eliminated for the temporary expansion of outdoor seating for restaurants. Read More